Department: retrospect

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

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.

The First President

The First President

UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.

Griddle Me This

Griddle Me This

For decades, it cheered our hearts, warmed our blood and hardened our arteries. The origin story and afterlife of the Grillswith. And also the recipe.