• How well do you know Grounds?

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

  • 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.

Summer 2017

Summer 2017

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

Table of Contents

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

Highlights

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.

’Hoos in the NBA

’Hoos in the NBA

Get to know some of the UVA athletes who trained with Coach Tony Bennett and went on to play professional basketball.

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.

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.

Jenifer Andrasko named UVA Alumni Association CEO

Jenifer Andrasko named UVA Alumni Association CEO

Corporate executive and management expert Jenifer Andrasko, a former U.S. Navy pilot, mission commander and NATO officer, will be the University of Virginia Alumni Association’s next president and CEO.

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.

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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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[Jefferson] was, like almost all humans, a complex person and very much of his own time and society. At the same time, he sometimes had a rare capacity to think beyond that time and society (while often falling short in promoting the changes that his insights demanded).

Professor Alan S. Taylor, history department

Blue Ridge School - May 2017