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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?
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.
Tour of some of the mysterious, historic—and empty—properties owned by the University.
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.
How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.
President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.
Former Virginia football player Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness.
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.