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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.
U.Va. psychology professor Timothy D. Wilson conducted a study that found that people would rather be shocked than be alone with their thoughts.
Alumna Lulu Miller (Grad '13) and Alix Spiegel have created a new National Public Radio show with a focus on how invisible forces influence human behavior.
Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
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.
Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to U.Va. But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.
Through its various university and community programs, the Fralin Museum of Art curates a spirit of collaboration.
Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.
Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.
The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program matches students who are interested in a certain profession with graduates who are established in that field.
Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.