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Summer on Grounds

Summer on Grounds

When all goes well, life at UVA in the summer is quiet. But that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening. Here’s a snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer.

August 16, 2017

Presidential History

Presidential History

A look back at those who led UVA

As the Board of Visitors searches for the University’s ninth president, take a look back at the first eight—the challenges they faced and their lasting imprints.

June 29, 2017

Jenifer Andrasko named UVA Alumni Association CEO

Jenifer Andrasko named UVA Alumni Association CEO

Leadership expert, ex-Navy pilot to be Alumni Association’s first woman president

Corporate executive and management expert Jenifer Andrasko, a former U.S. Navy pilot, mission commander and NATO officer, will be the University of Virginia Alumni Association’s next president and CEO.

April 24, 2017

Big Bands

Big Bands

A look at concerts on Grounds through the decades

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

April 14, 2017

’Hoo Are You?

’Hoo Are You?

A look at UVA’s alumni, by the numbers

The University of Virginia has more than 230,000 living alumni. Take a look at how alumni demographics have changed over the past six decades, as well as where alumni live and what they do professionally.

February 14, 2017

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

UVA men’s basketball 2016–17 season preview

Having lost his best player in Malcolm Brogdon (Col ’15, Batten ’16), as well as other key cogs, Coach Tony Bennett believes Virginia has a long ways to go to live up to its billing as a top-10 team and possible Final Four contender. Fortunately, he still has fourth-year point guard London Perrantes (Col ’17).

November 10, 2016

Your career, our services

Your career, our services

Here’s a quick overview of career resources available to alumni. Plus, here’s how alumni can help students explore career possibilities.

October 18, 2016

Playing Dress-up

Playing Dress-up

100 years of costumes at UVA

Take a look at costumes at UVA from 1907 to the present, with commentary from UVA drama professor Gweneth West.

October 17, 2016

Rotunda Renovation: Challenges

Rotunda Renovation: Challenges

In addition to the difficult task of rebuilding the foundation of the building, the Rotunda was brought up to date on WiFi and other tech.

Fall 2016

Rotunda Renovation: Roof

Rotunda Renovation: Roof

Phase I construction, Phase II painting

The Rotunda has always suffered from a leaky roof. From tin-coated shingles to painted copper, learn how the problem was finally solved.

Fall 2016

Rotunda Renovation: Clocks & Cornice

Rotunda Renovation: Clocks & Cornice

The updated Rotunda clock provides automatic seasonal changes and the ability to restore time after a power failure, among other features.

Fall 2016

Rotunda Renovation: Capitals

Rotunda Renovation: Capitals

One of the more visible features of the restoration are the replacement capitals, commissioned from Italy using Jefferson's original specifications.

Fall 2016

2020 Insight

2020 Insight

A look at UVA’s incoming class, by the numbers

Take a by-the-numbers look at the class of 2020 as well as previous classes, with data from the University’s Office of Institutional Assessment and Studies.

August 15, 2016

From Time to Time

From Time to Time

See the evolution of spots around Grounds

Take a look at how some of the most familiar spots have changed—or remained the same—over time.

July 14, 2016

The Honors of Honor

The Honors of Honor

A look at Final Exercises past

Take a look back at how Final Exercises have been celebrated in the past century.

May 9, 2016

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Highlights

Lights Out

Lights Out

No UVA team before or since has had consecutive undefeated seasons. Boxing went four years without a loss. Then it went away.