How to Save a Life
As students return to Charlottesville, UVA’s Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is promoting a new effort called BASICS to curb binge drinking and is expanding its existing Hoos in Recovery program to support students in recovery for addiction.
After studying at perhaps the most architecturally famous school in America, a number of UVA graduates have gone on to work at presidential places and end up preserving more than just buildings.
First Things First
From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in UVA history.
Fight or Flight
By analyzing dozens of bits of biographical data for 2,500 world leaders, Batten School Dean Allan C. Stam seeks to understand what makes leaders open to risk.
Potential Breakthrough for Alzheimer’s and Autism
Neuroscientists at the University of Virginia have made one of the biggest scientific discoveries of 2015: The brain is connected to the immune system.
Gibbons House Honors Once-Enslaved Couple
On June 10, the University dedicated its newest residence hall named for William and Isabella Gibbons, a married couple enslaved by two University of Virginia professors until their emancipation in 1865.
Up on the Roof
The Rotunda renovation moved one step closer to completion as workers spent part of the summer tackling the next challenge: painting the roof.
UVA’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic Wins Big
Each year, as part of the Law School’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, some of the best third-year students prepare and submit requests to the court to review lower-court rulings.
The UVA Varsity Four crew brings home its fifth title, edging out Brown and Washington for the most national championships.
A Mile in Their Shoes
Former Virginia football player Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness.
Former UVA women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.
Virginia Wins College World Series
The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.
Coach Brian Boland Has Built a Juggernaut
Since becoming the head coach of men's tennis in 2002, Brian Boland has built a dynasty, netting two national championships in three years.
Imagination Without Limits
Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.
Architecture alumnus Michael Perry draws inspiration from birds to design new homes—that attach to the sides of other buildings.
New student radio station WXTJ teaches students about the power of radio storytelling and amps up the local music scene with radio shows, listening parties and concerts.
Bringing the Team Together
Kristin J. Behfar offers three helpful tips for how teams can communicate more effectively and function more smoothly.
Difference Maker: Micaela Connery (Col ’09)
Alumna Micaela Connery had an idea in high school to offer a theater program open to kids of all abilities, including those with special needs.
Annie Rorem (Batten ’13) conducts research on education and labor force participation with a particular interest in gender.
Tibetan Medicine Under the Microscope
Doctors at the UVA Medical Center are taking a closer look at whether traditional Tibetan healing techniques can help patient outcomes—and stand up to scientific scrutiny.
Going the Distance
The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index measures the long-term success of college graduates along three axes—and shows that UVA alumni come out ahead of their peers on each.
Careers and More
President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.
Letters to the Editor
Readers offer their thoughts on topics from the Summer 2015 issue of Virginia Magazine.
Tour of some of the mysterious, historic—and empty—properties owned by the University.