• The Jefferson Curating Society

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

  • Shoot to Thrill

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

  • ’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.

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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National Treasure

National Treasure

UVA poet and National Book Award finalist Rita Dove shares stories of her family, writing career and teaching at UVA.

Our Solar System, Ourselves

Our Solar System, Ourselves

What exactly is "the Anthropology of Outer Space," and how does it help science students gain valuable perspective about their work?

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

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

From Helvetica to a Helluva Ride

From Helvetica to a Helluva Ride

How did CBS Executive Producer Mary Hager end up in political media, and why does she have UVA's former football coach to thank for her career path?

’Hoo You Gonna Call

’Hoo You Gonna Call

Alumnus and nuclear physicist James Maxwell was doing research at MIT when Columbia Pictures approached him about props for a new movie.

Pulp Fact

Pulp Fact

UVA student publications grapple with the same print vs. online issues that preoccupy the rest of the newspaper industry.

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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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Costumes are an opportunity to express something you would never actually be. They create a way for us to literally hide behind a persona that we’re creating.

Gweneth West, UVA drama professor and costume designer

VREP - February 2017