• Fighting Fire with Fellowship

    The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.

  • An Outpouring Pours In

    A small sampling of alumni reactions to the August 2017 violence in Charlottesville.

  • When Hate Came to Town

    Officials, alumni condemn violence in the name of hate on Grounds and in town.

  • Aftermath

    News, information, resources and more in the wake of recent events.

  • 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.

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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More from Virginia Magazine

August Edition:

  • Fighting Fire with Fellowship The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.
  • An Outpouring Pours In: A small sampling of alumni reactions to the August 2017 violence in Charlottesville
  • Aftermath: News, information, resources and more in the wake of recent events
  • Summer on Grounds: A snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer

July Edition:

Highlights

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.

Faulkner, Revisited

Faulkner, Revisited

A new exhibit, located in the main gallery of UVA’s Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, marks the 60th anniversary of William Faulkner’s arrival on Grounds.

Next Chapter

Next Chapter

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

Presidential History

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.

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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Quotes

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While there are sharp differences of opinion, what’s encouraging is the respect and the courtesy that both sides seem to have for one another in this discussion. There seems to be a remarkable amount of civility, and that’s something that seems to be diminishing ... on college campuses in the last few years.

J. Joshua Wheeler, director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression

CACVB - August 2017