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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

So Close

So Close

Heartbreak ends Men’s Basketball season marked with triumph

The 2016 Men’s Basketball season ended with a heartbreaker, but the record will show the amazing trajectory Coach Tony Bennett’s team took.

April 19, 2016

Around the Clocks

Around the Clocks

See the way we mark time on Grounds

From historical markers to scoreboards and stock tickers, here’s a look at some of the ways we mark time on Grounds.

February 16, 2016

Organized Time

Organized Time

How some highly successful Hoos manage their time

Busy-ness seems to be an epidemic. We asked several UVA students, professionals and alumni how they manage their time. Here are their answers.

February 12, 2016

The History of Calendars

The History of Calendars

How astronomy, religion and ego led to what hangs on our walls today

The Gregorian calendar seems steady and unchangeable, right? Well, it took us a long time to get here. And it’s not even done changing.

February 10, 2016

Smooth Operation

Smooth Operation

UTS by the Numbers

A by-the-numbers look at what it takes to keep the fleet running.

November 16, 2015

Hoos on the Bus

Hoos on the Bus

Every rider has a story

Each year, UTS provides more than 3 million rides to the University community. We hopped on a bus and asked seven passengers to share their stories.

November 12, 2015

Beyond the Bus

Beyond the Bus

Ways of getting around Grounds, from the 19th century through the 21st

From streetcars to UTS to the UBike program, a look at on-Grounds transportation past, present and future.

November 12, 2015

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Highlights

Pulp Fact

Pulp Fact

UVA student publications grapple with the same print vs. online issues that preoccupy the rest of the newspaper industry.

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

Margot Lee Shetterly discovered an important part of American space race history in her own childhood neighborhood.

’Hoo You Gonna Call

’Hoo You Gonna Call

Alumnus and nuclear physicist James Maxwell was doing research at MIT when Columbia Pictures approached him about props for a new movie.