• Streak Show

    An update on a running University tradition, stripped to its bare essentials.

  • Big Bands

    Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

  • How well do you know Grounds?

    Think you know UVA’s Grounds? Take our 15-photo quiz to prove it!

Spring 2017

Spring 2017

Your UVA Coloring Book; Grounds Anatomy; Jefferson Unquoted; Streaking Exposed—and more!

Table of Contents

More from Virginia Magazine

May Edition:

April Edition:

  • Big Bands: A look at concerts on Grounds through the decades

Highlights

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

Brady’s Go-To Man

Brady’s Go-To Man

An exclusive interview with Don Yee, the sports agent who helped sort out the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal in 2015.

Pigments of Your Imagination

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.

Theatre of the Macabre

Theatre of the Macabre

Jefferson’s Anatomical Theatre gave way to grave robbers, the student Cadaver Society and, eventually, the wrecking ball.

Big Bands

Big Bands

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

Video

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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.”

Photo Gallery

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UVA at the Taj Mahal

This a picture of me, Lindsey Jensen (Col ’13, left), my sister, Nicole Jensen, and...

Big Bands

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to...

Quotes

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[Streaking is] a tradition. We get that. But technically we remind them that it is still against the law, and that we want them to go put their clothes on and move on.

Officer Ben Rexrode of the University of Virginia Police Department

Blue Ridge School - May 2017