• Tale as Old as Time

    You know that sensation you feel when watching a favorite Disney film? A UVA art professor calls it the Disney myth and explains how we fall under its spell.

  • The Pause

    A UVA trauma nurse discusses the origins and importance of “The Pause,” a ritual practice that honors both a patient’s life and medical workers’ efforts to save it.

  • So Close

    The 2016 Men’s Basketball season ended with a heartbreaker, but the record will show the amazing trajectory Coach Tony Bennett’s team took.

  • Studio Space

    Take a look inside the A-School’s changing, bustling collaborative workspace, where students spend many hours eating, breathing and (sometimes) sleeping architecture.

Spring 2016

Spring 2016

How Disney casts its spell; see inside the architecture studio space; how a University detective caught a serial map thief; the life of medical residents—and much more!

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News from Around Grounds

News from Around Grounds

An alumna appears on Shark Tank, an old Faulkner play hits newsstands, the Law School gets a new dean, UVA gets its 51st Rhodes Scholar, and more.

Resident Life

Resident Life

For physicians in training at UVA’s School of Medicine, no two days are the same. Over many years and thousands of cases, they learn to be ready for anything.

Balancing Academics, Athletics

Balancing Academics, Athletics

With their names and faces popping up all over Sports Illustrated and ESPN, it’s easy to forget that college athletes are students. Here, a few student-athletes talk about their lives on Grounds.

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

In the 1990s, Gilbert Bland Jr. stole rare maps from libraries across the country. This is the story of how a UVA investigator brought him to justice.

Labs of Yore

Labs of Yore

Faculty and alumni remember some true relics of University history: computer labs.

The History of Calendars

The History of Calendars

The Gregorian calendar seems steady and unchangeable, right? Well, it took us a long time to get here. And it’s not even done changing.

Around the Clocks

Around the Clocks

From historical markers to scoreboards and stock tickers, here’s a look at some of the ways we mark time on Grounds.

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Follow That Guide

Follow that Guide

The University Guide Service is student self-governance in action. UGuides give tours integrating encyclopedic knowledge...

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Studio Space

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The columns that most haunt me are the ones where people are faced with wrenching choices and act bravely.  I think: Would I have been that brave? And usually my answer is ‘probably not!’

Alumnus Daniel Jones (Col ‘85) on the pieces that have most affected him during his 11 years as editor of the New York Times Modern Love column

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