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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

  • The Maestro

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

  • Honor Update

    Honor Committee chair says that Informed Retraction, introduced in April 2013, has been a success.

  • Songs In the Key of Life

    The group bills itself as “the premier, the first, the only a cappella group for the musically challenged."

  • Tales of Early America

    Two U.Va. history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

  • Trouble in Kindergarten?

    Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two U.Va. researchers.

  • The Secret Life of Ken Elzinga

    Elzinga has taught more than 40,000 U.Va. students since 1967, all the while penning murder mysteries on the side.

  • Hoop Dreams

    Photos from the history-making men's basketball season.

  • A Place for Kids

    The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.