• Kathy McGruder hugs Nicole White (Engr ’21) and Maya Carter (Col ’21) at Newcomb Hall

    Faces of Grounds

    They have long tenure, but they don’t grade and they don’t judge. They make you feel at home.

  • Thousands protested at UVA during the first week of May in 1970.

    Antiwar Stories

    May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever, through the eyes of those who were there.

  • Color Bind

    Excavation uncovers a dilemma: Should the colonnade be the bright white of our time or the unpainted tan of Jefferson’s?

Spring 2018

Spring 2018

May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever. // Should the Lawn colonnade be bright white or oatmeal tan? // The staffers that make UVA feel like a home.

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Highlights

The Whole Package

The Whole Package

The Cavaliers have proven consistent throughout the season, even without an all-star, and they hope their versatility holds up in the tournaments.

Tom the Builder

Tom the Builder

Thomas Jefferson was a visionary leader--and a meticulous construction manager.

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater

Faces of Grounds

Faces of Grounds

They have long tenure, but they don’t grade and they don’t judge. They make you feel at home.

Greeks Bearing Gifts

Greeks Bearing Gifts

From scholarships to Rotunda restoration, Greek organizations are giving back and standing out in a big way.

Antiwar Stories

Antiwar Stories

May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever, through the eyes of those who were there.

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Making the Shots

Making the Shots

Go behind the scenes with longtime UVA sports photographer Matt Riley, from a day of fun studio shoots to an exciting men’s basketball game at JPJ.
Banding Together

Banding Together

Follow the Cavalier Marching Band through a UVA football game week.

Photo Gallery

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Quotes

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I didn't want to burn down Maury Hall–I was trying to protect Shannon and his family.

Tom Gardner (Col ’71), a former student activist, on deterring a crowd during May Days

Hoos in the Kitchen - April 2018