Topic: Schools & Departments

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Speak Up

Speak Up

Overcoming the fear of public speaking

Public speaking doesn't have to be scary. Judith Reagan's class helps you overcome your fears.

Summer 2009

Different Skills, Common Goal

Different Skills, Common Goal

Teamwork yielding results in cancer research

One day more than a decade ago, Meredith Gunter shared an elevator with a cancer researcher.

She was headed to the fourth floor of the UVA Cancer...

Summer 2009

Honors

Honors

Former U.S. Senator John Warner (Law ’53) was made honorary Knight Commander by Queen Elizabeth II on March 17.

Summer 2009

Design. Build. Test. Repeat.

Design. Build. Test. Repeat.

Body armor design could have personal payoff

All biomedical engineering students have to choose a “real-world” problem when they enter their second year, a conundrum of design that they will try to solve by...

Summer 2009

Dr. Nurse

Dr. Nurse

Child obesity research leads to landmark degree

In the process of achieving a milestone in nursing education, Amy Drake Boitnott (Nurs ’09) designed a program that could benefit legions of children and families.

Boitnott...

Summer 2009

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

The call of the wild beckons in many ways

A passion for the outdoors inspires the lives of many alumni. Some explore it, some guide others through it, some teach about it and others work to protect it.

Spring 2009

Shedding Light on a Shadowy Figure

Shedding Light on a Shadowy Figure

Though mystery lingers, library exhibit brings Poe's legacy into sharp focus

Who was Edgar Allan Poe? An upcoming exhibition explores the author’s life and dispels many of the lurid myths about the American man of letters educated at UVA.

Spring 2009

Fuel for Thought

Fuel for Thought

Interdisciplinary teams investigate different types of alternative energy

In the world of alternative fuels, there may be nothing greener than pond scum.

An interdisciplinary team of UVA researchers is now investigating algae and other potential...

Winter 2008

Breaking the Law and Battling Demons

Breaking the Law and Battling Demons

UVA engineers aim to solve burning computer problem

“Laptops are very hot now, so hot that they are not ‘lap’ tops anymore,” says Avik Ghosh, a UVA assistant professor of engineering. He&rsquo...

Winter 2008

Miniature Literature

Miniature Literature

The Small Library's big collection of little books

The Miniature Book Society defines a miniature book as any book less than three inches on each side. Historically, such tiny books served a purpose.

Winter 2008

News Briefs

News Briefs

Ruffin Ready

Just a few days before the start of the fall semester, Ruffin Hall, the new home of the McIntire Department of Art’s studio art program,...

Winter 2008

Bookmarked: A Sampler of UVA Blogs

Bookmarked: A Sampler of UVA Blogs

UVA Today Blog http://uvatoday.org/blog A lively look at what’s going on around the University, drawn from UVA news sources and the mainstream...

Winter 2008

Tomorrow Takes Shape

Tomorrow Takes Shape

President Casteen discusses new deans and other administrators joining the University in 2008.

Fall 2008

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Highlights

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

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