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Statements and resources on the Charlottesville violence

Statements from the University community and additional resources on the violence in Charlottesville on August 11–12. Read more »

  • Integrating from Behind the Scenes

    A look at the quiet effectiveness of Paul Saunier, an administrator who helped desegregate UVA.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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.

Summer on Grounds

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.

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.

Next Chapter

Next Chapter

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

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.

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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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[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

Bookstore - March 2017