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Topics > Track & Field
A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.
Nine years after competition, shot putter Adam Nelson wins Olympic gold.
Virginia's sparkling new track facility and its ACC champs
What is a “day in the life” like for two student-athletes while their sports are in season?
April 23: The U.Va. Polo Club’s men’s team beats Cornell 28-14 to claim the U.S. Polo Association Intercollegiate National Championship at Cornell. The women’s team
The men’s and women’s swimming teams each notched their fourth straight ACC championships this spring, and Matt McLean (Col ’11) went on to win the NCAA
Virginia’s track and field program has received a boost from a former Cavalier volleyball player. Amy Mitchell Griffin (Col ’98) pledged $5 million toward the construction of a planned $14 million
Brittany AltomareBrittany Altomare (Col ‘13) Led the women’s golf team last season with a 73.53 stroke average and was U.Va.‘s top finisher in seven of 12 tournaments Tied teammate Calle
Monica Wright (Col ’10), U.Va.’s all-time leading scorer in women’s basketball, was named to the 2010 WNBA All-Rookie Team after scoring in double digits in 10 games
Steve Garland (Col ’00) became the first Cavalier wrestling coach to be voted ACC Coach of the Year when he received the honor in March. Garland, an All-American
Sylven Landesberg (Col ’12), a first-year guard on the men’s basketball team, was named 2009 ACC Rookie of the Year. He joins Ralph Sampson (1980), Bryant Stith (1989) and Chris
Ryan Foster (Engr ’08) put his name in the record books by becoming the first Cavalier male to win an individual ACC cross-country title. Foster, a team captain,
Cromer (Col ’02, Grad ’03) was an All-American at U.Va., and visions of standing on the winners’ podium at the Olympics bring a smile to her face.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Recommended beach reads from U.Va.'s literati.
How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.
An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.
Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.
Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.
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.
One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.