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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.
A collaborative effort is strengthening Chinese connections among U.Va. alumni, students and officials.
Dan Restrepo (Col '93) is first to speak Spanish during a White House press briefing.
From the news, Afghanistan seems like a war zone where U.S. troops are constantly fighting Taliban fighters and face the threat of improvised explosive devices on a daily
Former Cavaliers Tony Covington and Ted Jeffries bring expertise to U.Va. broadcasts.
Three spooky stories from alumnus Rob Craighurst's Charlottesville ghost tour.
New alumni creations for mind and mirth.
See the Rotunda fire like you've never seen it before.
In 1939 and 1953, students gave grand funerals for two beloved University dogs.
Learn the hidden stories behind one of U.Va.'s most unusual places.
U.Va.'s annual Reunions Weekend has a colorful origin.
Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics.
How exactly can you evaluate whether there really might be life on other planets? The answer is a paradox, says U.Va. astronomy professor Ed Murphy.
Actor and public speaking expert Rob Biesenbach (Col '85) shares a handful of the more common offenses.
Is it time to bid farewell to "The Good Old Song"?