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The Faces of Ebola

Alumna and journalist Carielle Doe has been documenting the Ebola outbreak and its aftermath in Liberia.

The Roar of the Lioness

Professor Farzaneh Milani shares her thoughts on the work of Iranian poet Simin Behbahani and the power of poetry.

Home Cooking

In the kitchen at U.Va.’s Lorna Sundberg International Center, students and community members come together to share home-cooked meals.

Winning the Inside Game

Winning the Inside Game

He has been called a street fighter, a skilled advocate, and a shape-shifter who is as comfortable testifying before Congress as he is leading a chant through a bullhorn,

Vanishing Cultures

Vanishing Cultures

Alumnus Taylor Weidman works to safeguard indigenous communities through photography.

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.

Cavaliers in the Olympics

Cavaliers in the Olympics

The first Cavalier to medal at the Olympics was James Rector, who won silver in the 100-meter dash at the 1908 Games in London.

The Dilemma of U.S.-Iran Relations

The Dilemma of U.S.-Iran Relations

Iran is my birth land; U.Va., my intellectual home for 60 years. Here, I've tried to advance understanding of Iran's foreign policy.

Globe-trotting TV

Globe-trotting TV

Two alumni work on The Amazing Race: China Rush

True Blue

True Blue

What does the University Hall Turf Field, the facility where the U.Va. varsity field hockey team practices and competes, have in common with the Riverbank Arena

Taking Stock of Summer

As you relax on a sunny beach or shady porch to read this summer issue of Virginia Magazine, you may suppose that the University closes its doors

World’s Tallest Man Undergoes Gamma Knife Surgery at U.Va.

World’s Tallest Man Undergoes Gamma Knife Surgery at U.Va.

“His skeleton just can’t support him.” —Dr. Mary Lee Vance (Col ’72)

U.Va. endocrinologist Dr. Mary Lee Vance (Col ’72), who,

Getting Serious About Playgrounds

During a trip to Bangladesh as part of a U.Va. January term class on social enterprises, first-year student Daniel Ng (Col '15) noticed children there were playing

Over Seven Billion Served

Over Seven Billion Served

Last October, the 7 billionth person on the planet was born. Professors explain the dynamics of the population boom and demographic transition.

1976: A Royal Visit

1976: A Royal Visit

On July 10, Queen Elizabeth toured the Academical Village, where 18,000 people watched her stroll down the Lawn.

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  • Guilty Pleasure Reads

    Recommended beach reads from U.Va.'s literati.

  • Room of Errors

    The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

  • A World of Change

    To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, U.Va. professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.

  • A Civil Occupation

    One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.

  • Follow That Book!

    How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.

  • The Case for Compassionate Policing

    U.Va. law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.

  • What Lies Beneath

    Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for U.Va.'s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.

  • Did You Know?

    Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?

  • Capital Replacement

    Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.

  • Sexual Assault and U.Va.

    An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.

  • Love Among the Equations

    Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.