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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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The Pioneer

Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to U.Va. But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.

Pass It On

The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program matches students who are interested in a certain profession with graduates who are established in that field.

Difference Maker: Rob Marsh

Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

Charlottesville A to Z

A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.

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