Spring 2014

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.

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.

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).

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.

University Digest

Verbatim

Verbatim

"All good things must eventually come to an end."

A Piece of History

A Piece of History

President Teresa Sullivan recently gave her late mother’s nursing cape to the School of Nursing’s Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry.

World Changers

World Changers

Professors Linda Columbus and Dr. William Petri receive the Outstanding Faculty Award.

The Cornerstone Plan

The Cornerstone Plan

An infographic explains the implementation of the five-year strategic plan for the academic division of the University.

Two for  the Rhodes

Two for the Rhodes

Fourth-year students Evan Behrle and Charles Tyson have received Rhodes Scholarships.

Value Statement

Value Statement

UVA has again been named one of the nation's top values among public universities.

Sports

When They Knew

When They Knew

We asked several Cavaliers to recall the moment in time when they knew they were good enough to play for UVA.

Wrestling Rising

Wrestling Rising

The University's wrestling team has had a number of firsts and bests since Steve Garland took over as head coach six years ago.

Holding Serve

Holding Serve

The men's tennis team had a record-setting year in 2013.

Their Cups Runneth Over

Their Cups Runneth Over

The efforts of Virginia’s men’s and women’s soccer players led both teams to the 2013 NCAA College Cup.

Arts

New & Notable

New & Notable

Poetry, scholarship, a young adult novel and a southwestern cookbook.

No Pressure

No Pressure

The New Yorker said in its "Culture Desk" column that "her debut went without a hitch."

Everyone's A Critic

Everyone’s A Critic

Book critic Mythili Rao spoke to Virginia Magazine about the process of book reviewing, and the books she's looking forward to in 2014.

More Departments

Snow Day

Snow Day

Mina Pirasteh (Col ’15) documented a snow day on Grounds.

R&D: The Brain

R&D: The Brain

UVA researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

Aristocracy of Talent

Aristocracy of Talent

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses plans for recruiting and supporting a more economically diverse student body.

For the Record

For the Record

Keep in touch with your classmates! Help with the Alumni Association's new alumni directory.

Flag of Honor

Flag of Honor

The flag that hangs in JPJ Arena once covered the casket of a Vietnam veteran.

Home Cooking

Home Cooking

In the kitchen at UVA’s Lorna Sundberg International Center, students and community members come together to share home-cooked meals.