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Recovery in Haiti

Recovery in Haiti

Initiative reCOVER, a U.Va. School of Architecture program, won first prize in an international housing competition for “Breathe House,” a design that will help with the reconstruction of

Have Smarts, Will Travel

Have Smarts, Will Travel

Laura NelsonLaura Nelson (Col ’11)

In November, Nelson, a political and social thought major, became the 47th student from the University to become a Rhodes Scholar. The Rhodes Scholarships are

Sorting Through Garbage

Sorting Through Garbage

As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?

Mission of Mercy

Mission of Mercy

U.S. Navy Cmdr. Dr. Trent Douglas (Col ’91) recently completed a humanitarian and civic assistance mission aboard the USNS Mercy hospital ship. The mission brought together an international

Commerce in China

Commerce in China

I’m a proud McIntire alum who now has more than 18 years of business experience, but I’ve always been something of a closet engineer.  That

Lending a hand

Lending a hand

A first-hand account of an alumnus working for Kiva in Africa.

Building Haiti

Building Haiti

Fear paralyzed me. Although questions about my family’s safety clawed at me, I felt nothing. I sat in front of the television watching headlines projecting the devastation

Taking Over the World, One U-V-A at a Time

Taking Over the World, One U-V-A at a Time

The cheer “U-V-A, Go Hoos Go!” and the choreographed arm gestures that go with it are fixtures at Cavalier sporting events. A recent phenomenon has freed the arm alphabet

Making Sense of Business

Making Sense of Business

Margaret Brennan (Col ’02) combines a passion for international affairs with a journalist’s insight at Bloomberg Television.

1977: Ms. Rhodes Scholar

1977: Ms. Rhodes Scholar

Catherine Burke Sweet (Col ’77), one of the first female Rhodes Scholars, went to England to study in the late '70s and she never moved back.

R&D Briefs

Phoning It In

An application that allows smart phone users to send CT scan images remotely has proved useful in helping radiologists make preliminary diagnoses in medical cases.

A Volunteer’s Perspective

A Volunteer’s Perspective

Excerpts taken from C. Bruce Williams’ personal diary:

Tskaltubo City, Republic of Georgia September 2009

My host’s name is Zurab Janelidze. He is

Terrorism on Trial

Terrorism on Trial

Over the last year, Edward B. MacMahon Jr. (Col ’82) has been working as a defense attorney in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

China Connection

China Connection

A collaborative effort is strengthening Chinese connections among U.Va. alumni, students and officials.

¿Habla Español?

¿Habla Español?

Dan Restrepo (Col '93) is first to speak Spanish during a White House press briefing.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 17 Things to Love About Charlottesville in the Summer

    From swimming holes to watering holes, alumni share their favorite activities and ways to keep cool.

  • Psst…

    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 Maestro

    From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Masterstroke

    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.

  • Sports Briefs

    A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.

  • Physical Science

    John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

  • Stem Cell Breakthrough

    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.

  • What to Read This Summer

    Notable alumni and faculty recommend some of their favorite books for your summer reading.