• Boxing match in Memorial Gymnasium

    Lights Out

    No UVA team before or since has had consecutive undefeated seasons. Boxing went four years without a loss. Then it went away.

  • 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.

  • A statue of Thomas Jefferson looks out upon the Darden School of Business campus, built in 1992.

    North of Eden

    Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.

  • A student works in Alderman Library’s McGregor Room, a space designated for quiet study.

    Next Chapter

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

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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Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.

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.

North of Eden

North of Eden

Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.

Politics, by Any Other Name

Politics, by Any Other Name

Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.

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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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UVA at the Taj Mahal

This a picture of me, Lindsey Jensen (Col ’13, left), my sister, Nicole Jensen, and...

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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

Keswick - July 2017