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By analyzing dozens of bits of biographical data for 2,500 world leaders, Batten School Dean Allan C. Stam seeks to understand what makes leaders open to risk.
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.
Professor Farzaneh Milani shares her thoughts on the work of Iranian poet Simin Behbahani and the power of poetry.
Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.
Ten years after graduation, I’m on the board of two major non-profit organizations. I was recently elected president of a national political organization, and I’m
Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics.
Five new books from U.Va. alumni.
FDR delivers his famous "hand that held the dagger" speech in Mem Gym.
Generations of alumni reflect on military life over the past century, sharing stories of world wars and major American operations in Asia and the Middle East.
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.
U.Va. researchers explore the ways that marriage has changed and look toward the future of the institution.
Nearly two years after Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Engr '91) expressed suspicions of fraud concerning climate research conducted at U.Va., the Virginia State Supreme Court ruled that Cuccinelli'
Newcomb Hall is now home to a permanent 9/11 memorial, which includes a piece of steel from one of the World Trade Center towers destroyed by terrorists on
A former chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Julian Bond played a critical role in the civil rights movement alongside visionary leaders like Dr.
Former U.Va. women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.
Kristin J. Behfar offers three helpful tips for how teams can communicate more effectively and function more smoothly.
After studying at perhaps the most architecturally famous school in America, a number of U.Va. graduates have gone on to work at presidential places and end up preserving more than just buildings.
The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index measures the long-term success of college graduates along three axes—and shows that U.Va. alumni come out ahead of their peers on each.
The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.
The Rotunda renovation moved one step closer to completion as workers spent part of the summer tackling the next challenge: painting the roof.
Architecture alumnus Michael Perry draws inspiration from birds to design new homes—that attach to the sides of other buildings.
Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.