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When her husband was killed by British fire in a 1776 Revolutionary War battle, Margaret Corbin reputedly took his place behind a cannon and returned fire.
Remembering Ray Bice
Dr. Raymond Bice, U.Va.’s beloved psychology professor, left us on Dec. 23, 2011, and his memorial was at University Chapel on Friday, Jan. 20. As a
Last fall, Virginia football trading cards from the collection of Richard Coltrane (Col ’61) were viewable on an online gallery. Now, as the U.Va. men’s basketball
In the twilight of his life, Jefferson began exploring his faith and deepening his understanding of the Bible and Christianity.
A handful of curious and notable dates in U.Va. history
U.Va. examines role of enslaved laborers in tribute to bell-ringer Henry Martin
An alumna explores La Fayette’s connection to the University
In 1828, the Board of Visitors created the University Fire Company.
The Mother of Invention
Celebrating its 175th anniversary, the Engineering School has established a legacy of research that’s helped change the world for the better. The school
If you were to walk into the Booker House on University Avenue across the street from the Rotunda, you would find yourself in an office. It’s a nice
A brief history of fashion at U.Va.
Much has changed since 1836, when America needed engineers to build machinery for factories, bridges for roads and locks for canals, and the U.Va. Board of Visitors created a
On being in the first class of women.
Alumnus Richard Coltrane donates his large trading-card collection of alumni who played professional football, from Bill Dudley to Chris Cook.
When Kevin Sauer arrived in Charlottesville in 1988, the men's and women's club rowing teams shared a boathouse with no electricity. They had no truck to tow the boats.
From swimming holes to watering holes, alumni share their favorite activities and ways to keep cool.
Notable alumni and faculty recommend some of their favorite books for your summer reading.
From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.
A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.
Four scholars from U.Va.'s Miller Center offer their advice to the president on how to finish strong and create an enduring legacy.
The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.
John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.