Department: Features

Capital Improvements

Capital Improvements

Next phase of Rotunda renovation promises to breathe new life into iconic building

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

Spring 2014

The Truth About Teenagers

The Truth About Teenagers

UVA researchers finding teen years actually rich with energy, imagination

What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.

Spring 2014

From the Heart

From the Heart

Faculty and staff talk about going the extra mile

Faculty and staff talk about what motivates them to help.

Spring 2014

Labor of Love

Labor of Love

Alumnus Daniel Jones puts his heart into "Modern Love" column

Stories of love arrive by the thousands every year in the email inbox of Daniel Jones (Col ’85).

Spring 2014

The Road Back

The Road Back

While on a volunteer trip to Panama in 2011, first-year student Kasey Crute dove into a swimming hole. As soon as she descended below the water's surface, she felt her head hit and then a shock, like a vibration.

Winter 2013

Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous early years

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

Winter 2013

Girl Most Likely

Girl Most Likely

The making of Tina Fey, as told by Fey's friends, professors and Fey herself.

Winter 2013

The Science of Reincarnation

The Science of Reincarnation

UVA psychiatrist Jim Tucker investigates children’s claims of past lives

UVA scientist explores children’s memories of past lives

Winter 2013

Looking Back to Look Ahead

Looking Back to Look Ahead

Study of nursing history provides insight into future of health care

The Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry provides insight into the future of health care.

Fall 2013

The Kennedy Effect

The Kennedy Effect

Political science professor Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics

Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics.

Fall 2013

Home-Court Advantage

Home-Court Advantage

New squash facility among the nation’s best

UVA's new squash facility is among the nation's best.

Fall 2013

Serious Cinema

Serious Cinema

At the Virginia Film Festival, the main star is the art of filmmaking itself.

Fall 2013

Beyond the Names

Beyond the Names

What are the stories behind the dorm names on Grounds?

The stories of the men and women behind the dorm names on Grounds.

Summer 2013

Medicine for the Soul

Medicine for the Soul

Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the UVA Hospital

Photo Essay: Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the UVA Hospital.

Summer 2013

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

UVA's Young Women Leaders Program goes global

The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.

Summer 2013

The Secret Life of Plants and Trees

The Secret Life of Plants and Trees

Blandy Farm director describes nature’s silent strategies for survival

Learn about the defense mechanisms of some of nature's most cunning survivors.

Summer 2013

What's the Big Idea?

What’s the Big Idea?

UVA research that could change the world

From superfast rocket engines to a book on common sense, here's a look at some UVA research that could change the world.

Summer 2013

What We Talk About When We Talk About Money

What We Talk About When We Talk About Money

Alumna Logan Sachon writes about finances in a new way on The Billfold

Logan Sachon (Col '05) writes openly and honestly about finances, a subject once considered taboo, on the website The Billfold.

Spring 2013

Rethinking the Way We Learn

Rethinking the Way We Learn

UVA psychologist debunks myths about how the brain works

Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.

Spring 2013

War Stories

War Stories

Generations of alumni reflect on military life over the past century, sharing stories of world wars and major American operations in Asia and the Middle East.

Spring 2013

Meet the Machines

Meet the Machines

Rare and astonishing equipment fuels science and medicine at UVA

Take a look at four cool machines that help UVA doctors, students and researchers expand the limits of their fields.

Winter 2012

The Way of the Future

The Way of the Future

Online education has been a part of UVA for years, but Coursera opens the University to the world

Coursera opens the University to the world. More than 60,000 students have signed up for UVA's five online courses.

Winter 2012

Time After Time

Time After Time

The evolution of the ever-changing Rotunda

A major Rotunda renovation is underway. Like the changing architecture of the Rotunda itself, the debris from previous renovations tells a story.

Winter 2012

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Highlights

On the front lines of COVID-19

On the front lines of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has brought life to a standstill, but for UVA alumni in health care, it's been all hands on deck. Here's a look at how some of these nurses, doctors and scientists are responding to the historic fight.