- More topics
- Arts & Entertainment
- Education and Learning
- Finance & Money
- Grounds & Buildings
- News & Media
- Schools & Departments
- Thomas Jefferson
- U.Va. Tradition
- University News
Topics > International
Nir Avissar’s photography documents military life in Israel
An alumnus travels back to Japan where he fought on the USS Missouri
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
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
As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?
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
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
A first-hand account of an alumnus working for Kiva in Africa.
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
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
Margaret Brennan (Col ’02) combines a passion for international affairs with a journalist’s insight at Bloomberg Television.
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.
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.
Excerpts taken from C. Bruce Williams’ personal diary:
Tskaltubo City, Republic of Georgia September 2009
My host’s name is Zurab Janelidze. He is
Over the last year, Edward B. MacMahon Jr. (Col ’82) has been working as a defense attorney in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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.
An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.
Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.
Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.
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?
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.
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.
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.
One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.