In her first months on the job as president of UVA, Teresa Sullivan is proving that she's up for the challenge.
In October 1982, a man held his sister and her children at gunpoint in a train. Just another day at the office for hostage negotiator Gary Noesner.
As the country's only female head coach of a high school football team, Natalie Randolph (Col '02, Educ '03) has drawn a flurry of media attention.
As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?
Make a better cup of coffee. Learn to play the harmonica. Alumni experts share their wisdom.
Civilizations rise and fall. Why do they disintegrate? Is it better to live a "civilized" life?
How can the U.S. help in Haiti's recovery? Cheryl Mills, the 2010 Alumna of the Year, knows the situation on the ground, she has Washington on her side and she has a plan.
Researchers explore how we remember, what we remember and why we forget.
After a stint as dean of admission and a lengthy run as president, John Casteen has helped create a University that's much different than the one he first came to as a student.
How celebrity and the media have changed over the past 300 years as told by the American History Guys from the radio show Backstory.
Margaret Brennan (Col ’02) combines a passion for international affairs with a journalist’s insight at Bloomberg Television.
Admire rare and beautiful items of clothing from the 1790s to the 1950s that are held in the Collection of Historic Dress.
Students at the University are creating new organisms by splicing DNA. How does synthetic biology work? What are its dangers and benefits? And how might it change the world?
This illustrated journey through time provides a revealing perspective on UVA history.
A “pocket guide” to why this debate is happening and what circumstances have propelled reform initiatives, as told by UVA faculty experts.
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.
Westin trades politics for puppets.
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?
Phil Plait (Grad ’90, ’94) has a simple lesson plan. Known Webwide as “The Bad Astronomer,” he wants to stop bad science, especially the spread of misinformation about all things celestial.
Beginning in the 1960s and continuing through the most recent shuttle flight, UVA alumni have journeyed beyond the earth's bounds to work—and walk—in space.