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Sexual Assault and U.Va.

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

Changing the Greek System

A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.

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

News Briefs

After 20 Years, a New General Counsel for U.Va.; U.Va. Provost to Lead Lehigh; Rankings Roundup; On the Money

Examining Slavery at the University

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.

New Cabell Is New Again

Opened in 1952 to accommodate a growing student body after World War II, New Cabell Hall remains the College of Arts & Sciences’ largest academic building, with

Bee Hopeful

U.Va. prof. T'ai Roulston and his research team recently spotted a bumblebee that hadn't been seen in the Eastern U.S. for five years.

Notes on the State of Virginia

A new app allows readers to explore two editions of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia and a modern annotated and searchable text.

Computer cluster opens new research possibilities

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.

Easy Does It

How do you excavate underneath a 200-year-old building that’s the centerpiece of a World Heritage site? Very, very carefully. And with lasers.

Paying Up for Pancakes

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

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.

Sports Briefs

A roundup of recent sports stories.

Faculty Update

Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.

God Is in the Details

A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Weird Is Wonderful

    Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.

  • Difference Maker: Lauranett Lee

    Alumna searches for references to enslaved people to add them to “Unknown No Longer,” a public database of enslaved Virginians who appear in inventories, bills of sale, wills and other records.

  • 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.

  • Almost Perfect

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

  • Sadness Like Moonshine

    Why has Breece D'J Pancake’s work seen a revival in recent years? Professor John Casey offers up a simple reason: “The stories are just so damn good.”

  • 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?

  • The Faces of Ebola

    Alumna and journalist Carielle Doe has been documenting the Ebola outbreak and its aftermath in Liberia.

  • Two Thumbs Up

    Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the U.Va. Hand Center changed his life.

  • Changing the Greek System

    A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.