Sexual Assault and UVA
This timeline tracks national and legal developments related to sexual assaults on college campuses, recaps UVA’s responses to the Rolling Stone article and highlights what’s specifically being done at the University to help ensure student safety—both in recent years and going forward.
A Civil Occupation
One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, UVA was spared from its torches.
A World of Change
To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, UVA professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.
The Spirit of ’81
Many have called the 1980-81 Cavaliers basketball team the finest in program history. Until now. See how the 2014-15 team measures up.
Two Thumbs Up
Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the UVA Hand Center changed his life.
Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.
Although the Cavaliers fell just short of a championship, Virginia women’s soccer enjoyed its first appearance in the NCAA title game.
We Are the Champions
With their 16-seed ranking, UVA men's soccer matched the second-lowest seed to win a championship since the NCAA started seeding 16 teams in 2003.
When Mem Rocked
Built in 1924 as a World War I memorial, Memorial Gym served as a multipurpose arena, hosting everything from wrestling matches to social dances.
News from the Charlottesville Symphony Orchestra and Charlottesville's newest comics and art shop.
The Faces of Ebola
Alumna and journalist Carielle Doe has been documenting the Ebola outbreak and its aftermath in Liberia.
Connecting the Dots
Nelson Saiers wants to use his art—and math— to build awareness around issues he observed firsthand growing up in war-torn regions of the world.
Sadness Like Moonshine
Why has Breece D'J Pancake’s work seen a revival in recent years? Professor John Casey offers up a simple reason: “The stories are just so damn good.”
Room of Errors
The "room of errors" is a new training tool a UVA nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.
Weird Is Wonderful
Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.
UVA’s Leadership DNA
In the spirit of springtime revival, says Teresa Sullivan, we are moving forward in the new semester with great optimism about what we can accomplish together.
Changing the Greek System
A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at UVA.
Difference Maker: Lauranett Lee
Alumna searches for references to enslaved people to add them to “Unknown No Longer,” a public database of enslaved Virginians who appear in inventories, bills of sale, wills and other records.
The Case for Compassionate Policing
UVA law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.