Department: retrospect

1957: Faulkner Among the

1957: Faulkner Among the "Snobs"

After Faulkner arrived on Grounds, his "observations on ‘Virginia snobs’ caused somewhat of a sensation," wrote Virginius Dabney in Mr. Jefferson’s University. "He liked the state, he said, ‘because Virginians are all snobs and I like snobs.’"

Summer 2008

The Queen

The Queen

Mrs. Alfred E. Walker, "the Queen," shaped social life at the University for 35 years.

Summer 2007

Tight Quarters

Tight Quarters

A glimpse of student housing, 19th-century style

A brief look at rules and regulations concerning student life in 1847.

Winter 2006

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Highlights

200 and Growing

200 and Growing

Take an overhead look at UVA then and now, and explore the features of the Bicentennial issue.

A Hat Tip to UVA

A Hat Tip to UVA

Other schools’ alumni love their alma maters too. But it’s just not the same. Here’s why.