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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.
Neuroscientists at the University of Virginia have made one of the biggest scientific discoveries of 2015: The brain is connected to the immune system.
What exactly is brain freeze and how can we avoid it? A U.Va. neurologist explains why ice cream can make us (literally) scream.
As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.
Eric Topol (Col ’75), director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is helping untangle the mystery of sudden, unexplained death.
Education professor Amanda Williford discusses how to ready your child for the transition to kindergarten.
Three things you can do to raise kids who read.
U.Va. astronomy professor Ed Murphy gives a tour of McCormick Observatory, its history and its current purpose.
In many cultures, from the Navajo to the Australian aborigines to the Aztec, stars not only represented glittering mythological stories, they also signaled the appropriate time to sow and to harvest, to celebrate or hunt.
Catherine Zucker (Col '15) conducts research that is helping to reveal the Milky Way’s “skeleton.”
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.
To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, U.Va. professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.
Twelve-year-old engineering student Henry Muhlbauer discusses his life on Grounds
Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the U.Va. Hand Center changed his life.
U.Va. law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.
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.
The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.
The Rotunda renovation moved one step closer to completion as workers spent part of the summer tackling the next challenge: painting the roof.
Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.
Former U.Va. women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.
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.
Kristin J. Behfar offers three helpful tips for how teams can communicate more effectively and function more smoothly.
Architecture alumnus Michael Perry draws inspiration from birds to design new homes—that attach to the sides of other buildings.