Congrats to Stephen Fry (Col '84, Med '90) for correctly guessing that the above image is a shot of the buttons on Jefferson's jacket on the life-size marble statue of Jefferson carved by Alexander Galt. The statue, usually housed in the Rotunda, is on temporary display at the Harrison Institute while the Rotunda undergoes extensive renovations.
Congrats to Casey Stein (Col '10) for correctly guessing that the above image is a shot of the library stacks.
Congrats to Erin Garratt (Col '11) for correctly guessing that this is a detail of one of the stained glass windows in the chapel.
"Give about 2 hours everyday to exercise, for health must not be sacrificed to learning. A strong body makes the mind strong."
Jefferson's quote on exercise appears over the doorway to the court at Memorial Gym. It also appears over the welcome desk at the AFC.
Congratulations to Acacia Dai (Col '17) who correctly answered November's "Where Am I?" challenge!
Answer: The eagle appears on the ceiling of the Rotunda's south portico.
Winner: Congrats to Brian Karr (Col '74, Med '78, Res '80 L/M) who won a $25 gift card for correctly answering the August Virginia Magazine enewsletter "Where Am I?" challenge
Answer: A close-up shot of the plinth of "The Aviator" statue situated between Alderman and Clemons libraries shows a relief sculpture of a World War I- era aircraft. "The Aviator," created by Mount Rushmore sculptor Gutzon Borglum, honors James Rogers McConnell, an aviator who flew with the Lafayette Escadrille during World War I and who was the first of 64 sons of UVA killed in battle during that war. Read more about "The Aviator" and McConnell here.
Winner: Congrats to Jon Wolfe (Grad '68, '71) who won a $25 gift card for correctly answering the July magazine enewsletter "Where Am I?" challenge
Answer: Rice Hall, the information technology engineering building, completed in November 2011.
Winner: Congrats to Libby Dalrymple (Educ ‘80) who correctly guessed the name and location of the photo. She won a $25 gift card
(And check out last month’s answer.)
Answer: The White Spot on the Corner
Congratulations to Laura Schwartz (Educ ’13 L/M) for correctly guessing the answer. She wins a $25 bookstore gift card.
Congrats to Eugene Peysakh (Com ‘00), who won a $25 UVA Bookstore gift card for correctly answer the “Where Am I?” challenge. The Gillig Phantom is a type of bus driven by UTS and the above sign can be seen on the back.
Answer: This structure is called N2 and it is the temporary dining facility constructed in front of Peabody Hall while Newcomb Hall is being renovated. Read more here.
Congrats to Mariah Elly (Col ‘13) who correctly guessed August’s “Where Am I?” challenge. She wins a $25 bookstore gift card.