Fall 2017

Fall 2017

R&D around grounds and the globe; UVA’s first president and the search for its next; the Grillswith abides; Wyatt Andrews reports—and more!

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November Edition:

  • Banding Together: Follow the Cavalier Marching Band through a UVA football game week.

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Quests & Answers

Quests & Answers

From workplace productivity to global health, from cybersecurity to yogurt serenity, UVA researchers reached across disciplines, schools and the world.

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.

Media Player

Media Player

Why I happily traded 7 million viewers for 20 undergraduates in a classroom. A report from our correspondent on the frontlines.

The First President

The First President

UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.

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Banding Together

Banding Together

Follow the Cavalier Marching Band through a UVA football game week.
Fixer of Books

Fixer of Books

Eliza Gilligan’s job is to keep the University’s vast treasure trove of scholarly materials “usable, movable, durable [and] functional” for future students and researchers.

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What I tell them from the get-go is that what I do is the opposite of magic, because the point of every demonstration is to convey understanding—to give away all the secrets.

Professor Louis Bloomfield on his popular physics class for non-science majors, How Things Work

5th Street Station - November 2017