• The Jefferson Curating Society

    In the end, the need to preserve the artifacts of UVA’s oldest student group was beyond debate.

  • Hire Ed

    As up to 30 percent of UVA faculty prepare for retirement, the University prepares new hiring methods to fill the vacancies.

  • NASA’s Unseen Heroes

    Margot Lee Shetterly discovered an important part of American space race history in her own childhood neighborhood.

  • National Treasure

    UVA poet and National Book Award finalist Rita Dove shares stories of her family, writing career and teaching at UVA.

  • Shoot to Thrill

    UVA sports photographer Matt Riley shares some of his favorite photographed moments from the past decade.

Winter 2016

Winter 2016

Jefferson Haul: the accumulated treasures of UVA’s most historic student organization; A decade of sports through the lens of Matt Riley; Deans’ List: shopping for new faculty; Rita Dove: ours poetica

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Shoot to Thrill

Shoot to Thrill

UVA sports photographer Matt Riley shares some of his favorite photographed moments from the past decade.

National Treasure

National Treasure

UVA poet and National Book Award finalist Rita Dove shares stories of her family, writing career and teaching at UVA.

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

Margot Lee Shetterly discovered an important part of American space race history in her own childhood neighborhood.

From Helvetica to a Helluva Ride

From Helvetica to a Helluva Ride

How did CBS Executive Producer Mary Hager end up in political media, and why does she have UVA's former football coach to thank for her career path?

#DreamJob

#DreamJob

When alumnus Brian Leung started tweeting about UVA baseball one night, he never could have guessed that it would lead him to his dream job.

The Honors of Honor

The Honors of Honor

Take a look back at how Final Exercises have been celebrated in the past century.

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Fixer of Books

Fixer of Books

Eliza Gilligan’s job is to keep the University’s vast treasure trove of scholarly materials “usable, movable, durable [and] functional” for future students and researchers.

Videography by Jon Combs

Radio Music Society

Radio Music Society

Students in UVA’s Radio Music Society arrange pop songs for string quartets. From arrangement to final performance, see one group interpret Major Lazer’s “Be Together.”

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Quotes

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Costumes are an opportunity to express something you would never actually be. They create a way for us to literally hide behind a persona that we’re creating.

Gweneth West, UVA drama professor and costume designer

Wiley - January 2017