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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 Virginia football player Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness.
How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.
Doctors at the U.Va. Medical Center are taking a closer look at whether traditional Tibetan healing techniques can help patient outcomes—and stand up to scientific scrutiny.
Tour of some of the mysterious, historic—and empty—properties owned by the University.
Alumni chefs create dishes using only ingredients available at Monticello during Jefferson's time.
How U.Va. academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.
President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.
From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in U.Va. history.