Winter 2007

Winter 2007
Blue, Orange and Green

Blue, Orange and Green

The growing environmental sensibility on Grounds

Though the pace of change might not suit everyone, UVA is moving toward a greener future on many fronts.

The Bore Hole: An Essay

The Bore Hole: An Essay

What is clean water worth?

When Kenda Mutongi (Grad ’93, ’96), a history professor at Williams College, returned to her village in Kenya to organize the digging of a well, she met unexpected resistance.

The First Book

The First Book

We profile five emerging writers, all alumni of UVA’s creative writing program who are celebrating the recent publication of their first book.

UVA's creative writing program ranks in the top tier nationally. We profile five graduates of this esteemed program who are celebrating their publishing debuts.

The Wired Mind

The Wired Mind

Plugging into the heart of the brain

James Coan probes how the mind reacts to emotional situations, from holding hands to being homesick. Barry Condron blazes trails with computer images of fruit flies.

University Digest

Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread

Glenn Gaeser's research suggests that a high-carbohydrate diet is not linked to weight gain.

Sports

Arts

The Right Hook

The Right Hook

Jamie Howard (Col '90) uses techniques culled from television sports coverage to bring excitement to fishing films.

Sex and the Female Mind

Sex and the Female Mind

Professor Anita Clayton (Med '82) explores the psychological dimension of women's discontentment with their sexual experiences.

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