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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.
As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O'Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.
U.Va. research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.
More than 25 years after publishing Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know, E.D. Hirsch is seeing the teaching philosophies he's championed for becoming a basis for curriculum changes across America.
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.
U.Va. English professor Andrew Stauffer is on a national mission to encourage readers to take a closer look at what's scribbled in the margins of books.
In October, U.Va. hosted a national symposium that brought together experts from various schools to discuss issues related to the history of slavery at institutions of higher education.
Nearly 55 years later after U.Va. got its first computer, a new computing cluster will provide a significant boost to data-intensive research at the University.