Department: student life

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Students train for wilderness search and rescue missions

UVA's Blue Ridge Mountain Rescue Group specializes in conducting and managing search and rescue operations for lost people and aircraft. See how they learn to carry an injured subject to safety.

Winter 2015

Tuned In

Tuned In

All-student free-form station energizes University radio scene

New student radio station WXTJ teaches students about the power of radio storytelling and amps up the local music scene with radio shows, listening parties and concerts.

Fall 2015

Breaking the Bubble

Breaking the Bubble

Students lend a hand to the Charlottesville community

About 3,100 students volunteer through Madison House for at least one hour each week. See how they're making a difference in the Charlottesville community.

Summer 2015

Changing the Greek System

Changing the Greek System

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

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

Spring 2015

Starting Up Clubs and Putting On Plays

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

Winter 2014

The Future is Now

The Future is Now

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

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

Fall 2014

The No Tones

Songs In the Key of Life

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

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

Summer 2014

Home Cooking

Home Cooking

UVA's International Center brings different cultures together through its cooking program

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

Spring 2014

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Highlights

Q & A with Provost Tom Katsouleas

Q & A with Provost Tom Katsouleas

Virginia Magazine sat down with UVA’s new executive vice president and provost to discuss his plans for the University (and learn a bit more about Katsouleas himself).

The Moviegoers

The Moviegoers

The OFFScreen film series, run by UVA students, draws viewers to Grounds to catch offbeat films in Newcomb Hall Theater.

Objects May Be Closer than They Appear

Objects May Be Closer than They Appear

Beauty is not the only thing in the eye of the beholder. Height. Distance. Effort. Cognitive psychologist Dennis Proffitt studies how we see the world around us.

Growing Grounds

Growing Grounds

As the University has grown, so has its buildings. Here's a look at how some of the buildings on Grounds — old and new — measure up to each other.