Secrets of the Stars
As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.
Charlottesville A to Z
A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.
More than a Museum
Through its various university and community programs, the Fralin Museum of Art curates a spirit of collaboration.
Black Alumni Weekend
Over the second weekend in april, more than 1,800 people—including nearly 1,200 alumni—attended Black Alumni Weekend on Grounds.
“A Journalistic Failure”
An outline of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism report on the Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus.”
Grounds as Playground
What look like ordinary walkways, walls and rails to most passersby around Grounds are actually playgrounds to Parkour enthusiasts.
A Tale of Two “Rudys”
For the Virginia baseball team and its two newest members, the spring 2015 semester has held some major surprises.
All in the Family
Leah Smith is only the second woman in UVA history to win two national titles and the first to win them during the same meet. Competition, it turns out, is her family's tradition.
Arts in Brief
An award-winning filmmaker gives a master class on Grounds; an alumnus finds his niche in comedy.
The Sounds of the City
Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.
The Force Is with Her
New York Times best-selling author Christie Golden has written dozens of novels, many based on licensed properties, including Star Wars and Star Trek, and created fantasy fiction's first elven vampire.
Letters to the Editor
Readers offer their thoughts on topics from the Spring 2015 issue of Virginia Magazine.
Sleuthing Sudden Death
Eric Topol (Col ’75), director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is helping untangle the mystery of sudden, unexplained death.
Pass It On
The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program matches students who are interested in a certain profession with graduates who are established in that field.
Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to UVA But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.
Laying the Cornerstone
President Sullivan discusses how the Cornerstone Plan has begun to come alive at the University.
Getting Your Child Ready for Kindergarten
Education professor Amanda Williford discusses how to ready your child for the transition to kindergarten.
Difference Maker: Rob Marsh
Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
Stories Evil Tells
Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.
Breaking the Bubble
About 3,100 students volunteer through Madison House for at least one hour each week. See how they're making a difference in the Charlottesville community.