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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...

April 15, 2013

Five Overlooked Gems at UVA

Five Overlooked Gems at UVA

From the music library in Old Cabell Hall to a biological station in southwest Virginia, UVA has more than a few unique and intriguing places off the beaten path.

April 15, 2013

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 UVA, Ackerman was the president of...

April 15, 2013

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Highlights

Ghost World

Ghost World

How UVA academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.

How to Ace an Interview

How to Ace an Interview

Job interviews will always be stressful. The stakes are high, and the margin for error is slim. Here's how Alumni Career Services can help.

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.

The Moviegoers

The Moviegoers

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