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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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HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than a Museum

    Through its various university and community programs, the Fralin Museum of Art curates a spirit of collaboration.

  • Capital Replacement

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

  • Pass It On

    The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program matches students who are interested in a certain profession with graduates who are established in that field.

  • Charlottesville A to Z

    A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.

  • Stories Evil Tells

    Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.

  • The Pioneer

    Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to U.Va. But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.

  • Difference Maker: Rob Marsh

    Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

  • The Sounds of the City

    Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.