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Five Quirks Around Grounds

Five Quirks Around Grounds

1. The Rotunda’s bulletproof clock face Replaced after the 1895 fire, the face was designed to be bulletproof because students...

Five Overlooked Gems at U.Va.

Five Overlooked Gems at U.Va.

{article_images_3}Music Library With a collection of over 135,000 books, scores and sound recordings, and extensive online collections, including access...

Influential Alumni in Sports

Influential Alumni in Sports

1. Val Ackerman (Col ’81) A three-time captain and two-time Academic All-American basketball player at U.Va., Ackerman was the president...

Leading Scorers, Women's Sports

Leading Scorers, Women's Sports

Basketball; Monica Wright (2006-10) 2,540 points. Wright broke the scoring record held by Dawn Staley (1989-92), who will be inducted into...

Leading Scorers, Men's Sports

Leading Scorers, Men's Sports

Basketball; Bryant Stith (1989-92) 2,516 points. Stith broke the record held by Jeff Lamp (1978-81), who scored roughly 200 fewer 2,317 points during...

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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.

Podcast People

Podcast People

Alumna Lulu Miller (Grad '13) and Alix Spiegel have created a new National Public Radio show with a focus on how invisible forces influence human behavior.

Admiral of the Antarctic

Admiral of the Antarctic

Before embarking on a naval career that would send him to the North and South poles, Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd spent a year studying at U.Va.