• Law Stars

    UVA Law’s fingerprints are all over true-crime sensations Serial and Making a Murderer.

  • Modern Honor

    In 2013, students voted in an “informed retraction” measure to the Honor System. This past spring, the single sanction barely survived a vote. Now what?

  • 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.”

  • From Time to Time

    Take a look at how some of the most familiar spots have changed—or remained the same—over time.

Summer 2016

Summer 2016

Modern Honor: A Close Vote. Now What? Also in this issue: an interview with the Marine Commandant, a century of applied science, and a look into how UVA alumni and faculty became central figures in true-crime narratives.

Table of Contents

July E-newsletter: Evolution of Grounds in pictures, 2016 UVA Olympians

May E-newsletter: A look back at a century of Final Exercises

Highlights

Time Capsule

Time Capsule

Over the last 100 years, UVA engineering students have traded drafting tables and wood shops for modeling software, 3-D printers and flight simulators. See what the future holds for engineering on Grounds.

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Excerpts from the first pages of eight new books by alumni of UVA’s Creative Writing program.

Start Me Up

Start Me Up

UVA offers students many opportunities for entrepreneurship, from a new interdisciplinary minor to HackCville and the i.Lab.

New Role for a Familiar Corner Spot

New Role for a Familiar Corner Spot

The Corner’s Lloyd Building, most recently the home of the Student Book Store, will undergo renovations to become a multipurpose student space.

Soul Power

Soul Power

Professor Claudrena Harold’s From Motown to Hip-Hop course traces the African-American experience through popular music.

The Crazy Human Heart

The Crazy Human Heart

Literature critics Daniel Mendelsohn (Col ’82) and Mythili Rao (Col ’05) discuss the critic’s role in society.

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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.”

Follow That Guide

Follow that Guide

The University Guide Service is student self-governance in action. UGuides give tours integrating encyclopedic knowledge of the University with their own experiences, and they don’t shy away from tough questions.

Photo Gallery

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Where Am I? (May 2016)

Congratulations to Henry Reynolds (Col ’16) who won a $25 UVA Bookstore gift card by...

Quotes

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His advice was, everything else he'd do for free—because he loved to teach, because he loved to impart knowledge to the next generation of lawyers—but they had to pay him to grade. And at the end of every semester when I have to grade I think how true those words are.

UVA law professor John Duffy, talking about the late Antonin Scalia, who taught law at UVA in the 1960s and ’70s

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