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There’s nothing more fun than a good, old-fashioned, longstanding sports rivalry to get everyone all worked up and angry. A look back at the UVA-Tech rivalry, which was going strong 110 years ago. more

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On March 3, 2015 the president of Sweet Briar College in Amherst, James F. Jones Jr., announced the 114-year old woman’s college would close in August. What follows is an accounting of the maelstrom that came in the wake of the news. more

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Virginia Union University celebrates 150 years. more

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The panty raid fad hits UR, and the times they are a-changin’. more

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Patrick Hinley, Washington and Lee University

W&L law professor Benjamin Spencer stumps for legal education reform. more

The Doha, Qatar, branch campus of VCUarts may be half a world away, but kindred spirits bridge cultural divides in this desert city. more

Travel

Every year, when the air gets crisp and lap blankets come down from attics, mini-reunions take place near stadiums and playing fields, where food and fun are the menu of the day. more

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Adam Ewing

Speed, agility and fearlessness are the hallmarks of the very physical, sometimes scrappy and always elegant sport of kings. A visit with the national championship-winning teams of Virginia Polo. more

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Focused sound waves could one day eliminate the need for invasive surgery. more

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VCU Medical Center’s luxury Gumenick Suites redefine the stiff and sterile hospital room. more

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Penny Kyle

Jeff Greenough

The university’s president is charismatic and competitive, sparking fierce loyalty from some and open opposition from others, but no one can deny that Penny Kyle has raised the bar at the 102-year-old institution. more

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Marine biologists at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point work to protect one of Virginia’s most important natural resources… its fisheries. more

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VCU celebrates 10 years of the First Novelist Award more

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Illustration by Kerry P. Talbott

Think history is dull? You haven't heard the three jaunty academics who've made Backstory a surprisingly engaging public-radio show. more

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Sarah Sargent

Tanja Softic’s contrapuntal prints reflect her immigrant life of adaptation and change. more

Culture

Seersucker? Debutante balls? Loafers without socks? More than 30 years after the publication of the Preppy Handbook, Virginia may be the last redoubt of that certain way. And even here, the prep ethic has been redefined. more

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Courtesy of VUU, L. Douglas Wilder Collection

With no money, let alone a gym, Virginia Union basketball soared for five magical years. more

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Sept. 25, 2011 • Laski Performing Arts Building, Fairfax more

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Peter Schaaf

Composer Judith Shatin is winning acclaim with her inventive music. more

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Mozart in the Garden

Bob Scott

What do you get when you mix classical music with talented singers and excellent libations—all in a private outdoor setting? An opera performance that's uniquely...fun! more

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