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Tibetan Medicine Under the Microscope

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.

News from Around Grounds

A few of the latest University news stories.

Potential Breakthrough for Alzheimer’s and Autism

Neuroscientists at the University of Virginia have made one of the biggest scientific discoveries of 2015: The brain is connected to the immune system.

U.Va.’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic Wins Big

Each year, as part of the Law School’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, some of the best third-year students prepare and submit requests to the court to review lower-court rulings.

Top 5 Schools by Percentage of Total Alumni


  College of Arts & Sciences:  41.5% Education:  11.1% Engineering:  10.6% Graduate Arts & Sciences:  7.9% Law:  7.4%

Data are current through June 2015<

The Sounds of the City

Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.

More than a Museum

Through its various university and community programs, the Fralin Museum of Art curates a spirit of collaboration.

News from Around Grounds

A few of the latest University news stories.

Follow That Book!

How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.

Galactic Bones

Catherine Zucker (Col '15) conducts research that is helping to reveal the Milky Way’s “skeleton.”

Keeping U.Va. Safe

Making U.Va. safe will require partnership among faculty and staff, students, parents, police and community business leaders—as well as alumni.

Room of Errors

The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

Weird Is Wonderful

Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.

Ordinary Genius

Twelve-year-old engineering student Henry Muhlbauer discusses his life on Grounds

U.Va.‘s Leadership DNA

In the spirit of springtime revival, says Teresa Sullivan, we are moving forward in the new semester with great optimism about what we can accomplish together.

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  • Nesting

    Architecture alumnus Michael Perry draws inspiration from birds to design new homes—that attach to the sides of other buildings.

  • Imagination Without Limits

    Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.

  • World Class

    Former U.Va. women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.

  • Bringing the Team Together

    Kristin J. Behfar offers three helpful tips for how teams can communicate more effectively and function more smoothly.

  • Presidential Treatment

    After studying at perhaps the most architecturally famous school in America, a number of U.Va. graduates have gone on to work at presidential places and end up preserving more than just buildings.

  • Up on the Roof

    The Rotunda renovation moved one step closer to completion as workers spent part of the summer tackling the next challenge: painting the roof.

  • Virginia Wins College World Series

    The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.

  • Going the Distance

    The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index measures the long-term success of college graduates along three axes—and shows that U.Va. alumni come out ahead of their peers on each.