Department: student life

Changing the Greek System

Changing the Greek System

Student leaders discuss some of the issues facing Greek life on Grounds

Spring 2015

A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.

Starting Up Clubs and Putting On Plays

Winter 2014

With more than 700 active contracted dependent organizations currently operating on Grounds, U.Va. students are staying busy outside of the classroom.

The Future is Now

The Future is Now

Welcome to your first college dorm room, 21st-century style

Fall 2014

A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.

The No Tones

Songs In the Key of Life

The No Tones are an a cappella group for students who can't sing

Summer 2014

The group bills itself as “the premier, the first, the only a cappella group for the musically challenged."

Home Cooking

Home Cooking

U.Va.'s International Center brings different cultures together through its cooking program

Spring 2014

In the kitchen at U.Va.’s Lorna Sundberg International Center, students and community members come together to share home-cooked meals.

Man About Grounds

Man About Grounds

Dean of Students Allen Groves is beloved for his compassion and humor

Winter 2013

Dean of Students Allen Groves is beloved for his compassion and humor.

Better Than Space Camp

Better Than Space Camp

Graduate student spends summer at NASA

Fall 2013

Environmental sciences grad student Adrianna Foster spends her summer break at NASA.

The Curious Case of Jerry Reid

The Curious Case of Jerry Reid

Student will walk the Lawn when he is 70

Summer 2013

Jerry Reid, an undergraduate student, is a typical student in every way—except one.

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Highlights

What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath

Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for U.Va.'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.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?

Follow That Book!

Follow That Book!

How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.