• 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.

  • 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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Pulp Fact

Pulp Fact

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

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.

Shoot to Thrill

Shoot to Thrill

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

National Treasure

National Treasure

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

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Having lost his best player in Malcolm Brogdon (Col ’15, Batten ’16), as well as other key cogs, Coach Tony Bennett believes Virginia has a long ways to go to live up to its billing as a top-10 team and possible Final Four contender. Fortunately, he still has fourth-year point guard London Perrantes (Col ’17).

Why UVA Is All They Ever Talk About

Why UVA Is All They Ever Talk About

Economics Professor Kenneth G. Elzinga reflects on the characteristic of UVA graduates who seem to keep talking about their University experiences even after entering the workplace.

Breakout Artist

Breakout Artist

Lolita Foster, whose passion for theater began at the University, turns a walk-on role into a two-year gig with Netflix's popular show, "Orange is the New Black."

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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

Blue Ridge School - February 2017