The athletics master plan, approved recently by the Board of Visitors, calls for an overhaul of administrative and training facilities to support Cavalier football and Olympic sports. more >
The University supplied soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War, but they were not always treated well as alumni once the conflict was over. more >
The Navy Hill soda/tonic water blend, created by UVA grads Jenny Lucas and Katie Williams, was named “Best Drink” in the 2018 Southern Food Awards and is now carried by Whole Foods, Fresh Market and many specialty bars, retailers and restaurants. more >
New Darden School facilities in Washington provide critical convenience for part-time MBA students like Natalie Cucchiara, whose job with NBC’s “Meet the Press” requires long hours and surprise flights for interviews with world leaders. more >
Also in this roundup: A faculty member gets a “Golden Goose,” the Health System brings in another boatload of honors and a nursing professor pens a prize-winning essay after visiting the world’s largest refugee camp. more >
Alex Wu believes the app’s data-driven functions could help discover the next Jeremy Lin or Steve Nash – an underrated star playing somewhere around the world, now discoverable with just a smartphone. more >
Kyle Dargan has found much success and satisfaction as a poet and teacher, which he began to develop during his time on Grounds. He’ll return Friday to read from his new book. more >
The study raises questions about a new anti-inflammatory drug, suggesting that, in the wrong patients, it could have an effect that is opposite of what is intended. more >