Photo Gallery: Where Am I?

Where Am I? (August 2014)

Where Am I? (August 2014)

**Contest Closed**

 

Congratulations to Donna Stapley, assistant to the director of Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, who correctly guessed that this is one of the skylights that lets light through to the Special Collections Library underground. "I should know, I sit under one of them!" she says.

Where Am I (May 2014)?

Where Am I (May 2014)?

**Contest Closed**

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.

Where Am I (April 2014)?

Where Am I (April 2014)?

**Contest Closed**

Congrats to Casey Stein (Col '10) for correctly guessing that the above image is a shot of the library stacks.

Where Am I (February 2014)?

Where Am I (February 2014)?

**Contest Closed**

Congrats to Erin Garratt (Col '11) for correctly guessing that this is a detail of one of the stained glass windows in the chapel.

Where Am I (November 2013)?

Where Am I (November 2013)?

**Contest Closed**

"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!

Where Am I (August 2013)?

Where Am I (August 2013)?

**Contest Closed**

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

 

Where Am I (July 2013)?

Where Am I (July 2013)?

**Contest Closed**

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

Where Am I?

Where Am I?

**Contest closed.**

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.)

Where Am I?

Where Am I?

**CONTEST CLOSED**

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.

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