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The Emperor’s New Shoes

The Emperor’s New Shoes

The University of Virginia’s men’s wrestling program, behind the conference titles of Chris Henrich and Mike Salopek, won the ACC wrestling tournament last month in

The terrible and exultant 26.2

The terrible and exultant 26.2

Ten years after my first marathon, I decided to run a second one. I ran the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C., in 2000 and, last fall, I starting

Ultra Dedicated

Ultra Dedicated

Meet two women who run 100 mile races across treacherous terrain and through bad weather; they run ultramarathons with apt names such as Hellgate.

Happy Feat

Happy Feat

Members of the U.Va. men’s soccer team savor their win over Akron on Dec. 13 to claim the NCAA championship, the program’s sixth national title. Goalkeeper Diego

Sports Shorts

Gold and Silver

Ryan Zimmerman (Col ’06), former U.Va. third baseman, received two major awards for his outstanding play last season with the Washington Nationals. On Nov. 11, he snagged

A Run to Remember

A Run to Remember

High Expectations

High Expectations

U.Va. baseball coach Brian O'Connor talks about last year's spectacular season and his aspirations for this year's College World Series.

Bookmarked: Cavalier News Beat

Bookmarked: Cavalier News Beat

Winning ‘the Right Way’

Winning ‘the Right Way’

The crucible of competition tests the mettle of athletes and coaches, and Mike London is no exception. In his first year as a head coach, he inherited a University

Letters to the Editor

Esoterica

The article “Did You Know? A Collection of University Esoterica” [Winter 2009] reminded me of a question I’ve had in my mind for a long time. I’ve

Top 10 U.Va. Stories of 2009

Top 10 U.Va. Stories of 2009

From the men’s soccer team winning the NCAA championship to President John T. Casteen III announcing his retirement, 2009 was a year to remember. Here’s our look, with videos, at the year’s highlights.

ESPN reports: U.Va. redeems soccer tradition with title

List of National Championships won by the Cavaliers

Virginia has won a total of 19 team national championships in the last 72 years.

Boxing: 1938 Women’s Indoor Track & Field: 1981 Women’s Cross Country: 1981 and 1982 Men’s Lacrosse: 1952, 1970, 1972, 1999, 2003

London’s Calling

London’s Calling

On Dec. 7, the University of Virginia announced that Mike London would be its new football coach.

Men’s soccer team faces Wake in NCAA semifinals

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Physical Science

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

  • The Maestro

    From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Kings of Freedom

    A section of the Berlin Wall, with a spray-painted mural titled "Kings of Freedom," has been installed on Central Grounds.

  • 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.

  • James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

    Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

  • How to be a Mad Man

    Real-life Mad Man Scott Cooney (Com ’94) offers the inside scoop.

  • Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

    A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

  • Back to the Future

    Only some of Manning's ideas came to be, but he defined a way of thinking about growth at the University and raised important questions about building values.