Adjusting the Prescription
The School of Medicine overhauls its century-old educational approach
What’s the hardest thing to do in sports?
John Brenkus (Col ’93) explores the physics—and aches and pains—of athletics
John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four UVA athletes.
President Sullivan welcomes students and parents on move-in day 2010
President Sullivan speaks on the Day of Dialogue
Welcome to Virginia
In her first months on the job as president of UVA, Teresa Sullivan is proving that she's up for the challenge.
The Voice of Reason
Former FBI agent Gary Noesner set the standard for hostage negotiation
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.
The One and Only—Coach Natalie Randolph
The One and Only
Natalie Randolph coaches football, her way
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.
Sorting Through Garbage
UVA professor tackles the complexities of transporting trash
As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?
Insiders’ View: An all-access look at places around UVA
How To: Helpful advice from alumni experts
Make a better cup of coffee. Learn to play the harmonica. Alumni experts share their wisdom.
The Trouble with Civilization
Ancient cities reveal the vulnerabilities of modern societies
Civilizations rise and fall. Why do they disintegrate? Is it better to live a "civilized" life?
The Strength of One
Cheryl Mills helps Haiti's recovery working under the U.S. secretary of state
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.
Scenes from a Picnic to Honor John and Betsy Casteen
John Casteen retires after two decades as UVA President
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.
BackStory with the American History Guys
A brief history of celebrity
How celebrity and the media have changed over the past 300 years as told by the American History Guys from the radio show Backstory.
Making Sense of Business
Margaret Brennan (Col ’02) ascends to job as anchor at Bloomberg Television
Margaret Brennan (Col ’02) combines a passion for international affairs with a journalist’s insight at Bloomberg Television.
A Stitch in Time
Former professor’s vision inspires designers from Culbreth to Broadway
Admire rare and beautiful items of clothing from the 1790s to the 1950s that are held in the Collection of Historic Dress.
The strange and wondrous science of biological technology
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?
Then and Now with Coy Barefoot
Then and Now
An illustrated journey through time
This illustrated journey through time provides a revealing perspective on UVA history.