Topic: Schools & Departments

Subtopics:   Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy Brain Institute College of Arts & Sciences Curry School of Education Darden School of Business Law School Library McIntire School of Commerce Medical School Miller Center School of Architecture School of Engineering School of Nursing UVA Health System
Ultra Dedicated

Ultra Dedicated

Meeting the challenges of long-distance running

Meet two women who run 100 mile races across treacherous terrain and through bad weather; they run ultramarathons with apt names such as Hellgate.

Spring 2010

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Gold and Silver

Ryan Zimmerman (Col ’06), former UVA third baseman, received two major awards for his outstanding play last season with the Washington Nationals. On Nov. 11, he snagged...

Spring 2010

A Run to Remember

A Run to Remember

Thomas Jones keeps NFL rushing gains in perspective

Thomas Jones knows that playing in the NFL takes a certain attitude. Preparation for each game is so compressed that it requires forgetting about what just happened on the...

Spring 2010

High Expectations

High Expectations

After historic year, baseball team enters season with heart of roster—and values—intact

UVA baseball coach Brian O'Connor talks about last year's spectacular season and his aspirations for this year's College World Series.

Spring 2010

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Phoning It In

An application that allows smart phone users to send CT scan images remotely has proved useful in helping radiologists make preliminary diagnoses in medical cases.

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Spring 2010

What, Me Worry?

What, Me Worry?

Older adults show less anxiety in social situations

As they age, adults can look forward to one less thing to worry about—anxiety.

A UVA study determined that older adults are less anxious in...

Spring 2010

Rekindling Desire

Rekindling Desire

Drug restores sex drive in women

A new drug shows promise for women who lack sexual desire.

Spring 2010

Jim Donovan (left) with Dr. Philip Kantoff, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s chief clinical research officer.

A Blueprint for Success

Excerpts from speeches to UVA students about how to use your degree to thrive in the corporate world

After two degrees from MIT, one from Harvard, a couple decades in the business world and a semester teaching at UVA Law, I certainly don’t claim to...

January 28, 2010

Bringing the Hospital to the People

Bringing the Hospital to the People

800 medical professionals. 1,800 volunteers. 2,700 patients. 1 weekend of free health care.

Inside beige tents, medical staff from the University of Virginia provide free health care to anyone who comes to the Wise County Fairgrounds. Meet a few of the people who depend on the Remote Area Medical clinic for medical treatment, as well as those who volunteer their services.

Winter 2009

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

A collection of University esoterica

Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a UVA alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?

Winter 2009

The Kennedys at Virginia

The Kennedys at Virginia

In March 1958, then-Senator John F. Kennedy, his wife, Jackie, and his brothers Robert and Ted attended Law Day at UVA.

Winter 2009

Saving Green

Saving Green

Rethinking energy use

During the month of August, it cost $21,769.85 just to cool Newcomb Hall. The University is making eye-opening numbers like these available on its online “Building Dashboard,” which displays energy use in Newcomb Hall.

Winter 2009

Minding Manners

Minding Manners

Civility Project compiles rules using Washington’s model

Lack of respect and courtesy constitute a serious national problem, according to a study conducted in 2002, and most people interviewed saw the problem as getting worse.

Winter 2009

The Top Five Historical Events at the University of Virginia

As illustrated by the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Witness the founding of the University, the Rotunda fire and the admission of the first African-American students via photographs, letters and original documents from the Special Collections Library. Watch...

August 20, 2009

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Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater