Department: Features

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

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

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

Blood Bond

Blood Bond

How an unlikely pair came to share the same commitment

Dr. Mary Laughlin and football coach Mike London try to improve the survival rate for those afflicted with cancer and blood disorders.

Winter 2012

The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm

Challenges face public universities across the country

The events of June were specific to UVA, but the issues that set the state are shared by all public universities.

Fall 2012

Personal Perspectives

Personal Perspectives

A collection of op-eds from those involved in the leadership crisis and from those who closely observed it

A collection of op-eds from those involved in the leadership crisis and from those who closely observed it

Fall 2012

High Stakes in the Boardroom

High Stakes in the Boardroom

Crisis highlights governance in higher education

As the challenges facing UVA increase, the job of the BOV becomes increasingly complex.

Fall 2012

After the Storm

After the Storm

Prospects for a brighter future

Following a time of turbulence and change, what are UVA's new opportunities and challenges?

Fall 2012

The Marriage Crisis

The Marriage Crisis

How marriage has changed in the last 50 years and why it continues to decline

UVA researchers explore the ways that marriage has changed and look toward the future of the institution.

Summer 2012

The Evolution of Depression

The Evolution of Depression

How depression might—or might not—be a biological adaptation

A UVA psychiatrist believes that depression is a biological adaption and must have an upside.

Summer 2012

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Beyond Blackface

Beyond Blackface

Recent political scandals prompted Corks & Curls to look for a new name. They also had us looking through our own back issues.