Department: student life

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.

Blue Books

Blue Books

The agony and ecstasy of final exams

Spring 2013

The agony and ecstasy of final exams (including excerpts from real blue book exams).

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Highlights

The Facts of the Matter

The Facts of the Matter

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.

Making the Case for College

Making the Case for College

Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that U.Va. can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.

Book Traces

Book Traces

U.Va. English professor Andrew Stauffer is on a national mission to encourage readers to take a closer look at what's scribbled in the margins of books.