On Friday, October 6, 2017, tens of thousands of students and alumni joined on the Lawn to join in the launch of the University’s Bicentennial celebration.
A plaque on the north exterior wall of the Rotunda was dedicated in memory of U.S. Army Capt. Humayun S.M. Khan (Col ’00) during a ceremony on May 2. Khan, the University’s lone alumnus to die in the Iraq War, was killed in 2004 after stopping a taxi loaded with explosives.
The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.
Congratulations to Joel Gardner (Col ’70, Law ’74 L/M) who won a $25 gift card to the UVA Bookstore by correctly answering that this is the Crackerbox, behind the East Range.
Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.
Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.