How do sites like Colonial Williamsburg, Monticello—even UVA—strike a balance between entertaining tourists and educating them? Anthropology professor Richard Handler and other scholars weigh in.
Reflections of a Survivor
We Are Marshall, based on a 1960 plane crash that claimed the lives of Marshall University's football team, brings many emotions to the surface again for Mary Jane Tolley (Educ '66), whose husband, Rick Tolley (Educ '64), was the team's head football coach.
From training dogs to picking stocks, UVA graduates share advice on a variety of topics.
Seduced long ago by a lion's roar, environmental sciences professor Bob Swap introduces a new generation of students to a complex and changing Africa.
Lessons in Democracy
The International Youth Democracy Summit gives students the opportunity to engage with the American tradition of democracy.
Open to Anomalies
The Society for Scientific Exploration provides a forum for discussion of theories that mainstream scientific journals refuse to touch—from dowsing to UFOs.
Ready or Not
Emily Hesaltine addresses flaws in the Department of Homeland Security's emergency preparedness website with a site of her own.
Taking it to the Streets
An undergraduate looks for causes of high participation in European democracy and points to better candidates as a possible solution to low turnout in domestic elections.
Tempest in an Ink Well
Comics in the 'Cavalier Daily' lead to a national controversy and questions about free speech.
Early No More
The University ends its early-decision program on the basis of evidence that the program is in conflict with efforts to make a UVA education accessible to low-income students.
A UVA grad and professional lacrosse player turns a losing season into a chance to do good.
Virginia Basketball: 2007 Season Preview: The Women
Predictions for the 2007 women's basketball season and a look at changes in the roster.
Virginia Basketball: 2007 Season Preview: The Men
Looking ahead to the 2007 season, the team's first in John Paul Jones Arena.
Almost All Air
UVA scientists led by Professor Pamela M. Norris research aerogels, solids that are 98 percent air.
The Implicit Association Test, developed by a team including UVA psychology professor Brian Nosek, shows the influence of unconscious attitudes on behavior.
Current students talk about the money and effort involved in making a dorm room a personalized space.