A professor emeritus of psychiatry at UVA, Vamik Volkan occupies a rare niche in his profession, examining global politics and ethnic conflict through the prism of psychoanalysis.
In an era in which mudslinging has become a science, UVA offers a voice in the wilderness, calling for civility.
Go behind the scenes of the drama department's production of George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, where students learn about collaboration and taking risks.
We Are Marshall, based on a 1960 plane crash that claimed the lives of Marshall University's football team, brings many emotions to the surface again for Mary Jane Tolley (Educ '66), whose husband, Rick Tolley (Educ '64), was the team's head football coach.
From training dogs to picking stocks, UVA graduates share advice on a variety of topics.
Seduced long ago by a lion's roar, environmental sciences professor Bob Swap introduces a new generation of students to a complex and changing Africa.
Civil War scholar Gary Gallagher surveys the visual arts to show how attitudes toward the war continue to change.
UVA's admission deans clear away some of the misinformation and media hype that surround the process of getting into a selective university.
After hurricanes ravaged an already fragile Gulf Coast, documentary filmmaker Christina Melton set out to tell the story from the viewpoint of those most affected.
From atomic clocks to circadian rhythms, time is relative. Authorities across a range of disciplines explain how they measure its passage.
Excellence comes with a price: in the University's case, $3 billion. The chairman of the capital campaign explains what it's all about.
A leading designer and purveyor of Judaica, this Darden grad follows an equally creative business plan.
For the past 18 years, this construction wizard has steered UVA's highest-profile projects on time and on budget, smiling all the way.
In 1960, UVA was on the vanguard of the emerging field of nuclear energy. Then came Three Mile Island.
Hailed as the toxic beauty queen of brownfield remediation, landscape architect Julie Bargmann is helping to regenerate forsaken sites and bring them back into the community fold.
Two centuries after the founding of Thomas Jefferson's university, students and faculty are still exploring the interplay among science, religion and the state.
UVA's cherished Honor System is facing major challenges, not the least of which is students' reluctance to participate. Six people with an interest in the future of honor share their thoughts.
Will avian flu be the next plague? Medical experts and scholars at UVA assess the past for clues and weigh in on the consequences of an influenza pandemic.
In 1984, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced a dazzling new acquisition of silver vessels from the third century B.C. But one question wouldn't go away: was it looted?
Tiki and Ronde Barber are in the midst of record-setting careers in the National Football League. Their lives off the field are equally impressive.