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Making it Like Monticello

Thomas Jefferson was the first American to write down the recipe for ice cream. Jefferson's hand-written recipe dates to the 1780s and was one of only 11 recipes Jefferson was smitten enough with to write down himself. Culinary historian Leni Soren

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Second Act

After finishing his collegiate career as UVA’s all-time leading rusher, Thomas Jones (Col ’99) spent 12 years in the NFL before heading to Hollywood.

Objects May Be Closer than They Appear

Beauty is not the only thing in the eye of the beholder. Height. Distance. Effort. Cognitive psychologist Dennis Proffitt studies how we see the world around us.

Growing Grounds

As the University has grown, so has its buildings. Here's a look at how some of the buildings on Grounds — old and new — measure up to each other.

Ghost World

How UVA academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.

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