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Arts Briefs

Kevin Spacey visits U.Va.; an alumna screens her new short film; fiction and screenwriter James Salter is U.Va.'s current writer in residence

U.Va. Marginalia

Check out more Book Traces books with U.Va. ties.

Sports Briefs

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

Paying Up for Pancakes

Students cooked up 10,000 pancakes at this year's annual Pancakes for Parkinson's breakfast.

Making the Case for College

Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that U.Va. can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.

We Come from Old Virginia

Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.

Do the Robot

In her lab in U.Va.’s Olsson Hall, Amy LaViers, assistant professor in systems and information engineering, can make robots dance.

The Science of Data

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.

Puzzle Master

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

The Tactile Library

In a small, windowless room in the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library, a new library collection is growing. The room’s shelves are lined with boxes

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.

The Future is Now

A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.

James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

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

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.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Better, Stronger, Faster

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

  • 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?

  • Admiral of the Antarctic

    Before embarking on a naval career that would send him to the North and South poles, Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd spent a year studying at U.Va.

  • Predicting Crime, 140 Characters at a Time

    U.Va. research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.

  • Do the Robot

    In her lab in U.Va.’s Olsson Hall, Amy LaViers, assistant professor in systems and information engineering, can make robots dance.

  • Podcast People

    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.

  • Smart Money

    Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.

  • 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.