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


A Mile in Their Shoes

Former Virginia football player Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness.

Ghost World

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

Tibetan Medicine Under the Microscope

Doctors at the U.Va. Medical Center are taking a closer look at whether traditional Tibetan healing techniques can help patient outcomes—and stand up to scientific scrutiny.

Peculiar Properties

Tour of some of the mysterious, historic—and empty—properties owned by the University.

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