Knowing how the mind works can help the mind work better
Dear alumni and friends
A mental note
Letters et cetera
Two readers respond to the article on Steven Rhoads and his book, “Taking Sex Differences Seriously.”
“It’s a pretty formulaic, ‘Odd Couple’ kind of strip,” Greg Scanlon said of “Metro Center,” the comic he pens for The Cavalier Daily. “But we tried to do it fairly well.”
Finding a baby galaxy in a grown-up universe
With the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, University of Virginia astronomer Trinh Thuan has identified what may be the youngest galaxy ever seen in the universe. By cosmological standards it is a mere toddler.
Center for the Arts: building complex proposed
A proposed Center for the Arts will make a dramatic change to the corner of Emmet Street and Ivy Road.
Come back, catch up, connect
Join your classmates in Charlottesville June 3 though 5 for undergraduate Reunions 2005.
’Hoos giving guidance
New U.Va. graduates will go back to high school this fall to help other students follow in their footsteps.
Study-abroad students return the favor
Moved by their experiences during a summer studying in Africa, U.Va. students have found ways to thank the communities that embraced them.
Honors for Arts & Sciences
E. Mavis Hetherington, professor emeritus of psychology, has received two of the highest honors in her field.
Papers don’t rustle in Charles Grisham’s Chemistry 441 class. None of his nearly 130 students have bothered to haul the 1,216-page, 9-pound textbook to class and, during the lecture, no one furiously copies the schematic structures of lipid-anchored proteins from Grisham’s PowerPoint slides into a spiral notebook.
Shall we dance?
A program long in the making takes its first steps.
Dozier’s work takes her to the world’s hot spots
Owen weaves travel and favorite places into her art
Paco finds future stars
Zimorski nurtures an endangered species.
Zunz studies the roots of American philanthropy.
Sustained Dialogue: a personal perspective on race
Two for the Rhodes
A current student and an alumnus of the College will head to Oxford as Rhodes Scholars this fall.