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


First Things First

From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in U.Va. history.

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.

Follow That Book!

How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.

Peculiar Properties

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

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