• Fighting Fire with Fellowship

    The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.

  • An Outpouring Pours In

    A small sampling of alumni reactions to the August 2017 violence in Charlottesville.

  • When Hate Came to Town

    Officials, alumni condemn violence in the name of hate on Grounds and in town.

  • Aftermath

    News, information, resources and more in the wake of recent events.

  • Summer on Grounds

    When all goes well, life at UVA in the summer is quiet. But that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening. Here’s a snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer.

Summer 2017

Summer 2017

Boxing at UVA; North Grounds; Integrating from Behind the Scenes; Libraries in the Digital Age—and more!

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More from Virginia Magazine

August Edition:

  • Fighting Fire with Fellowship The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.
  • An Outpouring Pours In: A small sampling of alumni reactions to the August 2017 violence in Charlottesville
  • Aftermath: News, information, resources and more in the wake of recent events
  • Summer on Grounds: A snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer

July Edition:

Highlights

Lights Out

Lights Out

No UVA team before or since has had consecutive undefeated seasons. Boxing went four years without a loss. Then it went away.

North of Eden

North of Eden

Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.

Politics, by Any Other Name

Politics, by Any Other Name

Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.

Presidential History

Presidential History

As the Board of Visitors searches for the University’s ninth president, take a look back at the first eight—the challenges they faced and their lasting imprints.

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.

Next Chapter

Next Chapter

The quiet spaces inside UVA’s 14 libraries take on new relevance in the digital age.

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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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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

CACVB - August 2017