From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in UVA history.
By analyzing dozens of bits of biographical data for 2,500 world leaders, Batten School Dean Allan C. Stam seeks to understand what makes leaders open to risk.
As students return to Charlottesville, UVA’s Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is promoting a new effort called BASICS to curb binge drinking and is expanding its existing Hoos in Recovery program to support students in recovery for addiction.
After studying at perhaps the most architecturally famous school in America, a number of UVA graduates have gone on to work at presidential places and end up preserving more than just buildings.
A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.
As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.
Through its various university and community programs, the Fralin Museum of Art curates a spirit of collaboration.
An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.
To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, UVA professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.
One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, UVA was spared from its torches.
Many have called the 1980-81 Cavaliers basketball team the finest in program history. Until now. See how the 2014-15 team measures up.
See additional photography from our Winter 2014 feature on the University’s network of steam tunnels
More than 25 years after publishing Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know, E.D. Hirsch is seeing the teaching philosophies he's championed for becoming a basis for curriculum changes across America.
As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O’Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.
Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for UVA’s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.
Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that UVA can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.
Go behind the scenes at Scott Stadium for a look at the inner workings of a Cavaliers football game.
The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.
Since launching Reddit.com with his dorm mate Steve Huffman (Engr ’05), Alexis Ohanian (Com ’05) has emerged as the face and voice against government restrictions on the Internet.
Telling the history of UVA one piece at a time.