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IN THE RANKINGS
U.Va. ranks second in the number of alumni entering the Peace Corps among medium-size colleges and universities. Currently, 71 graduates are volunteers
Women at U.Va.
I enjoyed reading your article [“A History of Women at U.Va.,” Spring 2011], however I was disappointed that there was no mention of women in
Demographers at the Center for Public Service study America's changing population.
Astronomy professor Edward M. Murphy (Grad '93, '96) knows how the universe began. He also has a pretty good idea of how it will end.
The discovery of a supermassive black hole in a tiny galaxy has challenged some assumptions held by astronomers. Scientists have long thought black holes and galaxies formed
Smoking during pregnancy poses a host of risks to both mother and child. Less oxygen for the baby, more toxic chemicals in the bloodstream, potential lung damage—these and
Burger, fries and a soda—they’re the all-American fast-food combo. When packaged with enticing names—happy meals, value meals, old-fashioned combos—they present options that appeal to the
For one U.Va. researcher, clues about the health of the environment lie in examining the feathers and vomit of birds.
Charles Clarkson (Grad ’14), a doctoral candidate
The fight against flu has an arsenal of weapons—shots, pills, masks and more—but hand sanitizers have little punch in preventing the spread of the virus, researchers have
Smile, Milky Way
The universe can be viewed in a little sharper focus by one of the world’s most powerful telescopes, located in Arizona and partially owned by
Researchers appear to be getting a workout assessing the value of exercise. One study, led by U.Va. psychiatry professor Wendy Lynch, used laboratory rats to examine the relationship
As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?
Education professor Amanda Williford discusses how to ready your child for the transition to kindergarten.
As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.
For the Virginia baseball team and its two newest members, the spring 2015 semester has held some major surprises.
Leah Smith is only the second woman in U.Va. history to win two national titles and the first to win them during the same meet. Competition, it turns out, is her family's tradition.
Recommended beach reads from U.Va.'s literati.
The Cavalier baseball team during the last 12 years has gone from near extinction to one of the top programs in the nation.
A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.
An outline of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism report on the Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus.”