• 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

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

  • Hire Ed

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

  • Shoot to Thrill

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

  • The Jefferson Curating Society

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

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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The Honors of Honor

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’Hoo You Gonna Call

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Breakout Artist

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Why UVA Is All They Ever Talk About

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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

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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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I think it’s a sin that there are people who have graduated from the University in the last 70, 80 years, who have never set foot in the [Rotunda].

Historical preservation architect Jody Lahendro (Arch ’82) on the importance of reintegrating the Rotunda into student life.

Wiley - January 2017