How do sites like Colonial Williamsburg, Monticello—even UVA—strike a balance between entertaining tourists and educating them? Anthropology professor Richard Handler and other scholars weigh in.
An undergraduate looks for causes of high participation in European democracy and points to better candidates as a possible solution to low turnout in domestic elections.
The University ends its early-decision program on the basis of evidence that the program is in conflict with efforts to make a UVA education accessible to low-income students.
Emily Hesaltine addresses flaws in the Department of Homeland Security's emergency preparedness website with a site of her own.
Comics in the 'Cavalier Daily' lead to a national controversy and questions about free speech.
The Society for Scientific Exploration provides a forum for discussion of theories that mainstream scientific journals refuse to touch—from dowsing to UFOs.
The International Youth Democracy Summit gives students the opportunity to engage with the American tradition of democracy.
A UVA grad and professional lacrosse player turns a losing season into a chance to do good.
Looking ahead to the 2007 season, the team's first in John Paul Jones Arena.
Predictions for the 2007 women's basketball season and a look at changes in the roster.
UVA scientists led by Professor Pamela M. Norris research aerogels, solids that are 98 percent air.
Professor Jennifer Geddes analyzes the use of the word "evil" in a forthcoming book.
The Implicit Association Test, developed by a team including UVA psychology professor Brian Nosek, shows the influence of unconscious attitudes on behavior.
A brief look at rules and regulations concerning student life in 1847.
Current students talk about the money and effort involved in making a dorm room a personalized space.