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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

Examining Slavery at the University

Examining Slavery at the University

In October, U.Va. hosted a national symposium that brought together experts from various schools to discuss issues related to the history of slavery at institutions of higher education.

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.