• Big Bands

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

  • Streak Show

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

  • 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

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.

’Hoo Are You?

’Hoo Are You?

The University of Virginia has more than 230,000 living alumni. Take a look at how alumni demographics have changed over the past six decades, as well as where alumni live and what they do professionally.

’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.

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.

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.

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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I plan to continue quoting Thomas Jefferson but will also defend the civil liberties [of those who disagree].

UVA President Teresa A. Sullivan

VREP - May 2017