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The Many Faces of Cavman

A look at how U.Va.’s mascot has changed over time

Almost Perfect

Although the Cavaliers fell just short of a championship, Virginia women’s soccer enjoyed its first appearance in the NCAA title game.

We Are the Champions

With their 16-seed ranking, U.Va. men's soccer matched the second-lowest seed to win a championship since the NCAA started seeding 16 teams in 2003.

When Mem Rocked

Built in 1924 as a World War I memorial, Memorial Gym served as a multipurpose arena, hosting everything from wrestling matches to social dances.

Sports Briefs

The Commonwealth Clash; Quin Blanding's tackle record; Field Hockey beats a No. 1; "Why Football Matters"

Better, Stronger, Faster

U.Va.’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.

One Last Twirl

Victoria (Col '13) and Brittany Maiden (Col '13), the so-called Sabre Twins, prepare for the twirling world championships.

Any Given Saturday

Go behind the scenes at Scott Stadium for a look at the inner workings of a Cavaliers football game.

Sports Briefs

A roundup of recent sports stories.

On the Brink

The Cavalier baseball team during the last 12 years has gone from near extinction to one of the top programs in the nation.

How to Take Your Kids Into the Wild and Live to Tell About It

Patrick Sweeney (Darden '10), dad and expert outdoorsman, shares his knowledge.

How to Train for a Triathlon

Triathlete Alyssa Godesky (Col ’08) offers pro tips.

What Are the Chances?

Two U.Va. statisticians explain how close, and yet, how far, the Cavaliers were to winning the 2014 College World Series.

Greatest Moments in U.Va. Sports History (and some we’d like to forget)

Re-live some of the greatest moments in Virginia Sports history.

Sports Briefs

A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A Civil Occupation

    One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.

  • 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.

  • A World of Change

    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.

  • Love Among the Equations

    Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.

  • Follow That Book!

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

  • Capital Replacement

    Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.

  • Did You Know?

    Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?

  • Sexual Assault and U.Va.

    An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.

  • Guilty Pleasure Reads

    Recommended beach reads from U.Va.'s literati.

  • What Lies Beneath

    Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for U.Va.'s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.

  • The Case for Compassionate Policing

    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.