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Smoke Alarm

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

Physical Science

John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Awards Faculty Prize to Louis A. Bloomfield

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Awards Faculty Prize to Louis A. Bloomfield

Health Tips, Myths and What’s New

Health Tips, Myths and What’s New

Doctors and nurses from the Health System weigh in about exciting new developments and big misconceptions.

U.Va. among leaders in statewide science education effort

Bird Food Redux

Bird Food Redux

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

Taking the Pledge

Taking the Pledge

As part of national Campus Sustainability Day in October, University employees and students electronically “signed” an online pledge that reads, “I pledge to consider the social, economic and environmental

Sorting Through Garbage

Sorting Through Garbage

As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?

U.Va. study says hand sanitizers not effective in preventing flu, colds

The Trouble with Civilization

The Trouble with Civilization

Civilizations rise and fall. Why do they disintegrate? Is it better to live a "civilized" life?

Good Counsel

Good Counsel

An Almost Forgotten Oil Spill

An Almost Forgotten Oil Spill

The healing power of fat

Researchers have discovered that adipose stem cells—adult stem cells found in fatty tissue—can be used to treat chronic wounds, severe burns and diseases characterized by poor circulation.<

Between extremes

Between extremes

Just as Aristotle’s observations centuries ago led him to recommend moderation in all things, a team of scientists who studied a species of American songbird concluded that Mother

University reacts to Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s subpoena for climate change records

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Punching Out

    Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at U.Va. are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.

  • The Wake of Watergate

    Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.

  • Alumni Tell You How To:

    Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.

  • Letters to the Editor

  • Puzzle Master

    New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz (Law '77) calls Sam Ezerskey's (Engr '17) crosswords "fresh" and "interesting."

  • Ringing the Carillon

    If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.

  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

    U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.

  • New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

    The discovery of a 6,500-gallon brick-and-cement cistern next to the Rotunda sheds new light on some of the history of the Grounds’ construction.