Department: student life

A Way to Remember

A Way to Remember

Charity Lacrosse Tournament Honors Students

Charity lacrosse tournament honors students.

Summer 2012

Where We Study

Where We Study

During finals week, students contemplate and learn in shared spaces

When finals are approaching at UVA, the air seems charged with anticipation as students take to the libraries and cafés en masse and energy drinks fly off the shelves.

Spring 2012

Look Book

Look Book

A brief history of fashion at UVA

A brief history of fashion at UVA

Winter 2011

Putting Ideas Into Action

Putting Ideas Into Action

Jefferson Public Citizens program gives students springboard for projects

Jefferson Public Citizens helps students bring classroom learning to life

Fall 2011

What Defines Us?

What Defines Us?

Alumni share views of the student experience at UVA

Alumni share views of the student experience at UVA. What defines your experience?

Summer 2011

Play Time

Play Time

Students take love of games to new level

Students take love of games to new level

Spring 2011

Beyond the Paycheck

Beyond the Paycheck

Jobs teach life lessons as well as put money in the bank

Striking the balance between a job and coursework is tough, and it often comes with a price.

Fall 2010

School of Rock

School of Rock

Battle of the Bands gives students musical springboard

UVA's Battle of the Bands face off. Hear music clips and watch a video.

Summer 2010

Working Vacation

Working Vacation

A different take on spring break

Alternative Spring Break brings UVA students to places that offer different pleasures than Fort Lauderdale.

Spring 2010

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Dining halls offer students more options than ever

The bounty of dishes available at the University’s dining halls could easily be mistaken for a gourmet restaurant.

Winter 2009

Seeing Voices

Seeing Voices

Deaf and hard of hearing students thrive at UVA

I watch as it dawns on him that I’ve been reading his lips. His eyes flicker to my ears, where the casing and tubes of my hearing aids are visible if you look closely.

Fall 2009

Landlocked? No Problem, Dude

Landlocked? No Problem, Dude

Surf Club members hit the road to catch waves

There is little chance that six-foot swells would ever break in the Dell pond, but members of the Surf Club would be the first to catch them if they do.

Summer 2009

Secret Society

Secret Society

Students share their innermost fears and desires

The project caught the attention of two students, Courtney Mallow (Col ’10) and James Burney (Col ’09), who are the co-directors of the Arts & Enrichment Committee, a part of the University Programs Council. After inviting Warren to visit the University, they solicited secrets from their fellow students and created an exhibit of the cards they’d collected to coincide with his appearance.

Winter 2008

Learning the Ropes—and Stairs

Learning the Ropes—and Stairs

Orientation helps first years air anxieties, build sense of community

First-year orientation helps air anxieties, build sense of community.

Fall 2008

All Aboard the Campaign Trail

All Aboard the Campaign Trail

College Republicans and University Democrats

College students have historically been dismissed as unreliable by pundits and political advisers. At the polls, their numbers tend to be disappointingly low. But these students are clearly not the fickle supporters that political strategists have assumed.

Summer 2008

Fight Clubs

Fight Clubs

The hook of martial arts

The University is home to a number of martial arts clubs that range from the traditional to UVA's own Mushin Jitsu.

Spring 2008

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Highlights

Robot, take the wheel

Robot, take the wheel

Assistant Professor Nicola Bezzo's research focuses on creating systems to allow self-driving cars to deal with surprise events, such as a blown tire or sudden traffic.

Selling Pablo to Pay for Pollock

Selling Pablo to Pay for Pollock

The Fralin Museum of Art at UVA is paying homage to world-famous art dealer Samuel Kootz (Law 1921) in an exhibition called “Dealer’s Choice: The Samuel Kootz Gallery 1945–1966,” which examines the role he played in the establishment of modern American art.

Calm Amid the Chaos

Calm Amid the Chaos

From meditation to monitoring social media: How the UVA E.R. team prepared for the worst of a tragic weekend’s violence.

Sports Chief

Sports Chief

Learn about Carla Williams, UVA's new athletics director.