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Spring 2013 Table of Contents
Unearthing Slavery at the University of Virginia
Recent discoveries on Grounds raise questions about the history of slavery.
What We Talk About When We Talk About Money
Logan Sachon (Col '05) writes openly and honestly about finances, a subject once considered taboo, on the website The Billfold.
Rethinking the Way We Learn
Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.
Generations of alumni reflect on military life over the past century, sharing stories of world wars and major American operations in Asia and the Middle East.
Seven Society Calls for Action
The Seven Society hung seven banners around Grounds to inspire a community of trust.
A roundup of some of the University's top news briefs.
Bookmarked: Notes from Under Grounds
A new blog from Special Collections highlights some of the library's 16 million objects.
Links to Lincoln
Three members of the U.Va. community contributed to Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning film.
By the Numbers
Thousands of students from around the world have enrolled in U.Va.'s MOOCs.
The Search for Life on Other Planets
Astronomy professor Michael Strutskie talks about a pretty powerful telescope.
Head of the Class
Hilary Hurd (Col '13) and Joseph Riley (Col '13) have received two of the nation's highest academic honors.
End of an Era
The 123-year-old Cavalier Daily won't be publishing a print daily anymore.
Understanding the SACSCOC Warning
In December, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges placed U.Va. on warning for one year. Here is an explanation of what that means for the University.
The Early Results Are In
The Class of 2017 began to take shape when the University posted its Early Action admission results nearly three weeks ahead of its deadline.
The University's reputation as one of the best values among public institutions has received a slight uptick with the recent release of two lists measuring value.
Make It Stick
Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.
Monique Merrill (Col '91), one of the world's top female outdoor endurance athletes, finally finds peace.
On the Rise
Women's soccer beats Florida State and Maryland to win the ACC Championship.
Against the Odds
Sean Doolittle's long, strange baseball journey
In large ways and small, we’ve heard from you over the past year.
Artist Lincoln Perry returns to Old Cabell Hall to complete a mural he began over a decade ago.
Light and Shadow
Four new books examine Thomas Jefferson's complexities.
Christopher Sprigman discusses "The Knockoff Economy" and what he reads for inspiration.
New & Notable
Two books from U.Va. alumnae.
Top-sellers at the U.Va. Bookstore
Letters to the Editor
I love The University of Virginia Magazine, and by far, my favorite column is "Required Reading," where...
Student Life: Blue Books
The agony and ecstasy of final exams (including excerpts from real blue book exams).
First Person: The Quality of Souls
Alumna Audrey Davidow Lapidus writes about how a rare genetic syndrome has shaped her son's life as well as her own.
Retrospect: The School of Athens
One of Raphael's most famous frescoes has enjoyed its own renaissance at the University.
President's Letter: Remaking the University
In the last issue of Virginia Magazine, I described the strategic planning process that was just beginning in Charlottesville....
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