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God Is in the Details

A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

Withholding Judgment

Religious studies professor John Portmann ponders a difficult question.

If God Is Good, Why Do We Suffer?

Professor Margaret Mohrmann considers a question that lies at the root of human existence.

Medicine for the Soul

Medicine for the Soul

Photo Essay: Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the U.Va. Hospital.

Letters to the Editor

Forgotten Treasures

["Borges in Charlottesville," Summer 2012] was a most enjoyable and informative article. It lacks only fuller references to the invaluable contributions of Jared Loewenstein to the bibliographical treasures

Letters to the Editor

Jefferson's Bible

Historically, our nation owes a debt to Thomas Jefferson ["Jefferson's Secret Bible," Spring 2012], who is by any measure one of America's great founding fathers.<

Jefferson’s Secret Bible

Jefferson’s Secret Bible

In the twilight of his life, Jefferson began exploring his faith and deepening his understanding of the Bible and Christianity.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Roar of the Lioness

    Professor Farzaneh Milani shares her thoughts on the work of Iranian poet Simin Behbahani and the power of poetry.

  • Paying Up for Pancakes

    Students cooked up 10,000 pancakes at this year's annual Pancakes for Parkinson's breakfast.

  • Remembering Hannah Graham

    Students all over the state of Virginia gathered to show their support for Graham and her family.

  • Smart Money

    Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.

  • Better, Stronger, Faster

    U.Va.’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.

  • Bee Hopeful

    U.Va. prof. T'ai Roulston and his research team recently spotted a bumblebee that hadn't been seen in the Eastern U.S. for five years.

  • Admiral of the Antarctic

    Before embarking on a naval career that would send him to the North and South poles, Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd spent a year studying at U.Va.

  • We Come from Old Virginia

    Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.

  • Before Batman

    Ben McKenzie (Col '01) stars as a young Commissioner Gordon in FOX's new television series Gotham.