Photo Gallery

East Gardens Restoration

East Gardens Restoration In the early 1960s, the Garden Club of Virginia sponsored a restoration of the East Gardens to Thomas Jefferson's original design. The walls for the gardens were constructed of old brick from demolished buildings (shown here) in the Charlottesville community.

School of Nursing Class of 1940

School of Nursing Class of 1940 The School of Nursing Class of 1940 poses for a class photo with professors and administrators. Read more about the history of nursing at U.Va. and how current nursing professors and students are working to preserve the profession's legacy.

Aerial View of Grounds, 1934

Aerial View of Grounds, 1934 In this aerial view of Grounds taken in 1934, a barely-developed Rt. 29 can be seen in the top left corner of the photo.

1906 Hot Feet

1906 Hot Feet

This photo of the Hot Feet (later known as the IMPs), shows the coronation of Hot Feet King McV-ski, the Two Times, on Oct. 27, 1906. Included in the group are Charles S. McVeigh (king), Lewis R. Hampton (queen), Whitwell W. Coxe (archbishop), Lewis D. Crenshaw (wizard), Duncan Curry (anarchist), Virginius R. Shackleford, A. Stuart Robertson, and others.

Where Am I? (July 2015)

Where Am I? (July 2015)

Located in Poe Alley, between Pavilions III and V, this decorative medallion commemorates Edgar Allan Poe's year of birth, year of death, and the year he attended the University (1826).

Congratulations to Tristan Jones (Engr '14) for guessing correctly!

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Highlights

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Breaking the Bubble

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.

Sleuthing Sudden Death

Sleuthing Sudden Death

Eric Topol (Col ’75), director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is helping untangle the mystery of sudden, unexplained death.

The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to U.Va. But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.

Charlottesville A to Z

Charlottesville A to Z

A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.