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

Nov 5, 2015 9:12 AM Travel

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

Sep 11, 2015 2:35 PM Culture 5 Comments

Virginia private schools celebrate a milestone. more

Sep 4, 2015 2:26 PM

Virginia Union University celebrates 150 years. more

Feb 5, 2015 3:04 PM Culture


Patrick Hinley, Washington and Lee University

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

Nov 24, 2014 10:07 AM


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A new director for the Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts in Marion. more

Nov 17, 2014 8:53 AM

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


Students put satellite into space with help of mentor Orbital Sciences Corp. more

Jan 30, 2014 1:35 PM


Teen Stylin' Runway Exhibition: Costume Couture, 2013. Photo: David Stover © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

64 teen designers competed in Richmond to show off their ideas about the future of fashion. more

Jan 7, 2014 9:15 AM

Noroflk Collegiate Sailing

Courtesy of Norfolk Collegiate

Norfolk Collegiate School’s sailing team leaves others in its wake. more

Sep 10, 2013 5:00 PM

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

Jun 17, 2013 11:21 AM Health

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

Mar 6, 2013 11:01 AM Travel

Bill and Pam Royall

Adam Ewing

Bill and Pam Royall of Richmond are leading the way in the $32 million capital campaign to build VCU's highly anticipated Institute for Contemporary Art. more

Nov 26, 2012 3:29 PM Culture

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

Oct 15, 2012 9:37 AM Travel


Adam Ewing

Virginia is home to 11 state-recognized Indian tribes that are working to pass their rich culture to the next generation. more

Sep 24, 2012 4:00 PM Travel 3 Comments

Paul Junger Witt

Television and film producer Paul Junger Witt is a UVA graduate who recently returned to Charlottesville for the Virginia Film Festival. more

Dec 23, 2011 3:02 PM Culture 1 Comments


Courtesy of Tim Farmer, Blandy Experimental Farm

Not content to be just a pretty show garden, UVA’s Blandy Station marries popular gardening and serious botany. PAULA STEERS BROWN goes to Clarke County, where the estate stands at the forefront of environmental education. more

Aug 31, 2011 12:05 PM Home

VCU’s Richard Roth is a teacher, author, designer, collector and post-modern painter. Did we miss anything? Yes—and he doesn’t take himself too seriously. more

Aug 9, 2011 1:32 PM Culture


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

Jul 27, 2011 4:11 PM Culture

Remembering Fairfax Hall more

Jul 11, 2011 9:16 AM Culture 1 Comments

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