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Tuned In

New student radio station WXTJ teaches students about the power of radio storytelling and amps up the local music scene with radio shows, listening parties and concerts.

How to Save a Life

As students return to Charlottesville, U.Va.’s Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is promoting a new effort called BASICS to curb binge drinking and is expanding its existing Hoos in Recovery program to support students in recovery for addiction.

U.Va.’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic Wins Big

Each year, as part of the Law School’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, some of the best third-year students prepare and submit requests to the court to review lower-court rulings.

Grounds as Playground

What look like ordinary walkways, walls and rails to most passersby around Grounds are actually playgrounds to Parkour enthusiasts.

News from Around Grounds

A few of the latest University news stories.

Black Alumni Weekend

Over the second weekend in april, more than 1,800 people—including nearly 1,200 alumni—attended Black Alumni Weekend on Grounds.

“A Journalistic Failure”

An outline of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism report on the Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus.”

Breaking the Bubble

About 3,100 students volunteer through Madison House for at least one hour each week. See how they're making a difference in the Charlottesville community.

A Tale of Two “Rudys”

For the Virginia baseball team and its two newest members, the spring 2015 semester has held some major surprises.

All in the Family

Leah Smith is only the second woman in U.Va. history to win two national titles and the first to win them during the same meet. Competition, it turns out, is her family's tradition.

Galactic Bones

Catherine Zucker (Col '15) conducts research that is helping to reveal the Milky Way’s “skeleton.”

Keeping U.Va. Safe

Making U.Va. safe will require partnership among faculty and staff, students, parents, police and community business leaders—as well as alumni.

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.

Sexual Assault and U.Va.

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

Almost Perfect

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

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Presidential Treatment

    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.

  • Up on the Roof

    The Rotunda renovation moved one step closer to completion as workers spent part of the summer tackling the next challenge: painting the roof.

  • Nesting

    Architecture alumnus Michael Perry draws inspiration from birds to design new homes—that attach to the sides of other buildings.

  • World Class

    Former U.Va. women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.

  • Bringing the Team Together

    Kristin J. Behfar offers three helpful tips for how teams can communicate more effectively and function more smoothly.

  • Going the Distance

    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.

  • Imagination Without Limits

    Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.

  • Virginia Wins College World Series

    The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.