Topic: Food

Eat to Compete

Eat to Compete

The diets of student-athletes

Director of Sports Nutrition Randy Bird helps students plan healthy diets to achieve their full potential. Here’s a look at what athletes actually eat.

Fall 2016

Discovery and Loss

Discovery and Loss

Alumna documents Monticello’s changing landscapes through Instagram

Eleanor Gould delights in sharing glimpses of Monticello's biodiversity and inspires her Instagram followers to see the flowers and insects, fruits and vegetables, sun-dappled trees and sweeping vistas with fresh eyes.

Winter 2015

Brain Freeze

Brain Freeze

A UVA neurologist explains why ice cream can make us (literally) scream

What exactly is brain freeze and how can we avoid it? A UVA neurologist explains why ice cream can make us (literally) scream.

June 30, 2015

Make It Like Monticello

Make It Like Monticello

See a food historian make Jefferson's simple recipe for vanilla ice cream

Here's how to make a modern version of the vanilla ice cream Jefferson had served at Monticello

June 24, 2015

The Straight Scoop

The Straight Scoop

Busting the myth that Thomas Jefferson brought ice cream to the United States

Thomas Jefferson didn’t bring ice cream to the United States, but he was the first American known to write down the recipe.

June 24, 2015

The People’s Historian

The People’s Historian

Alumna Libby O’Connell brings the past to life as The History Channel’s chief historian

As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O’Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.

Winter 2014

Home Cooking

Home Cooking

UVA's International Center brings different cultures together through its cooking program

In the kitchen at UVA’s Lorna Sundberg International Center, students and community members come together to share home-cooked meals.

Spring 2014

Mastering the Art of Mindful Eating

Mastering the Art of Mindful Eating

Paying attention to how you eat can lead to big health benefits

Nutrition experts at UVA explain how to eat mindfully and enjoy some of the potential benefits.

February 18, 2014

The Monticello Mash

The Monticello Mash

Local brewer explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer

Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.

Winter 2013

Thinking and Drinking

Thinking and Drinking

New alumni creations for minds and mirth

New alumni creations for mind and mirth.

Fall 2013

The Ice Cream Lady

The Ice Cream Lady

A physical education teacher sells sweets on the side

Everyone knows that certain jingle you sometimes hear out in the front yard during the summer, the unmistakable sound of an ice cream truck rolling by. Soon, there&rsquo...

April 19, 2013

Top 5 Dining Hall Foods

Top 5 Dining Hall Foods

According to focus groups conducted by UVA Dining Services and ARAMARK, the most popular foods at Newcomb, O’Hill and Runk dining rooms are as follows (accompanied by...

April 12, 2013

The Jefferson Thanksgiving Challenge

The Jefferson Thanksgiving Challenge

We challenged alumni chefs to create Thanksgiving dishes using only the ingredients that would have been available at Monticello during Thomas Jefferson's time.

Alumni chefs create dishes using only ingredients available at Monticello during Jefferson's time.

November 19, 2012

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Highlights

Politics, by Any Other Name

Politics, by Any Other Name

Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.

Big Bands

Big Bands

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

Faulkner, Revisited

Faulkner, Revisited

A new exhibit, located in the main gallery of UVA’s Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, marks the 60th anniversary of William Faulkner’s arrival on Grounds.