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Feeling Wobbly?

Feeling Wobbly?

Like a chain, the body is only as strong as its weakest link.

Burning Question

Our ancestors may have begun warming the planet 8,000 years ago.

Floating ideas

Floating ideas

The Learning Barge has gone from concept to classroom.

Letters to the Editor

Addiction Research

I found the article “Targeting Addiction” (Fall 2009) very intriguing. I especially was curious if Dr. Bankole Johnson’s research (or even topiramate itself) is applicable to other

Learning Barge Christened in Portsmouth

R&D in Brief

Less stress for medical students, tests for toddlers and the power of popularity among teens.

Jack Needs Jill to Get Up the Hill

Jack Needs Jill to Get Up the Hill

Hills seem less steep if you have a friend by your side.

Snooze Alarm

Shakespeare described sleep as knitting up the “raveled sleeve of care.”

According to a U.Va. study, most elderly people aren’t getting enough knitting.

A Wink Is as Good as a Nod

Watch a video that shows how researchers change perceived gender with video conferencing software.

Adorable Secret to Success

Adorable Secret to Success

Imagine a calico kitten playing with a ball of string. Are you picturing it? Good, now you are—by a small but measurable margin—better prepared to perform surgery. <

From DNA to the N.I.H.

From DNA to the N.I.H.

Francis S. Collins to head multi-billion dollar research institute.

Science, Fashion and Rock ’n’ Roll

Science, Fashion and Rock ’n’ Roll

Medical School dean Steven T. DeKosky is a “Rock Star of Science,” according to the June issue of GQ magazine.

Targeting Addiction

Targeting Addiction

Addiction is a disease that affects millions. Dr. Bankole Johnson is developing a pharmaceutical treatment for it.

Can’t Buy Me Love

Can’t Buy Me Love

Jeff Dew found that the only type of disagreement that predicted whether a cohabiting couple would break up was money.

The University and the Economy: Reality Checks

The University and the Economy: Reality Checks

As economic events unfolded, some professors threw away their syllabi and kept pace with breaking news.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • When They Knew

    We asked several Cavaliers to recall the moment in time when they knew they were good enough to play for U.Va.

  • The Truth About Teenagers

    What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.

  • Seeing the Everyday in a Different Way

    The exhibit includes a rare Johns monoprint from 1954 and many other lithographs, lead reliefs, screen prints and embossings.

  • R&D: The Brain

    U.Va. researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

  • Capital Improvements

    A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

  • Wrestling Rising

    The University's wrestling team has had a number of firsts and bests since Steve Garland took over as head coach six years ago.

  • New & Notable

    Poetry, scholarship, a young adult novel and a southwestern cookbook.

  • Labor of Love

    Stories of love arrive by the thousands every year in the email inbox of Daniel Jones (Col ’85).