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Crisis in the Congo

James Bell's (Arch '80) new book, Crisis in the Congo, takes place in a 20-month period between November 1959 and September 1961, when the Republic of Congo gained its independence from Belgium, a time of great upheaval and uncertainty.

New & Notable

Six recent book releases from U.Va. alumni and faculty.

Arts Briefs

News from the Charlottesville Symphony Orchestra and Charlottesville's newest comics and art shop.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

See which titles are flying off the shelves at the U.Va. Bookstore

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.”

The Remedy

H. Marie Williams (Educ '06) recently published a memoir about overcoming the trauma of sexual assault. She talked to U.Va. Magazine about The Remedy and her hopes for improving awareness about sexual assault survivors on Grounds.

Podcast People

Alumna Lulu Miller (Grad '13) and Alix Spiegel have created a new National Public Radio show with a focus on how invisible forces influence human behavior.

New & Notable

Eight new books by U.Va. alumni

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

See which titles are flying off the shelves at the U.Va. Bookstore

Arts Briefs

Kevin Spacey visits U.Va.; an alumna screens her new short film; fiction and screenwriter James Salter is U.Va.'s current writer in residence

U.Va. Marginalia

Check out more Book Traces books with U.Va. ties.

Sports Briefs

The Commonwealth Clash; Quin Blanding's tackle record; Field Hockey beats a No. 1; "Why Football Matters"

On the Go

The new U.Va. Magazine app can now be downloaded through the iTunes Store, Amazon and Google Play.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Many Faces of Cavman

    A look at how U.Va.’s mascot has changed over time

  • Sexual Assault and U.Va.

    An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.

  • Changing the Greek System

    A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.

  • A Civil Occupation

    One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.

  • Did You Know?

    Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?

  • The Case for Compassionate Policing

    U.Va. 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.

  • Ordinary Genius

    Twelve-year-old engineering student Henry Muhlbauer discusses his life on Grounds

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