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Renovations to the University of Virginia’s historic Rotunda are entering a critical new phase that will bring U.Va.’s iconic centerpiece into the 21st century
James Cox came to the University of Virginia from England as a visiting professor of design in the School of Architecture from 1961-62. While he was there, he took
Learn the hidden stories behind one of U.Va.'s most unusual places.
Historic preservation architects know that historical drawings of the Lawn don't always match the physical evidence.
The curtain rises on the new Ruth Caplin Theatre and the essential McCormick Road Bridge is replaced.
The stories of the men and women behind the dorm names on Grounds.
Three alumni work to preserve George Washington's ancestral home.
University photographer Dan Addison captured pictures of the new Rotunda roof and oculus during renovations.
1. The Rotunda’s bulletproof clock face Replaced after the 1895 fire, the face was designed to be bulletproof because students had used the original clock face for target practice.<
Thomas Jefferson envisioned the Rotunda dome room not as a library but as a planetarium for teaching astronomy.
Workers stand on the Rotunda roof, where the first phase of a major renovation project is underway (see feature story). In other corners of the University, another
U.Va. students construct life-sized moving monsters with the help of Hollywood special-effects artists.
Edward Ford, a writer, practicing architect and professor in the School of Architecture, has always been interested in the art of building. In the 1960s, he studied
Mario di Valmarana planned to spend three months as a member of the School of Architecture faculty. Instead, he stayed for 28 years, and created a travel program that introduced
U.Va. scientist explores children's memories of past lives
Dean of Students Allen Groves is beloved for his compassion and humor.
Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.
Alumnus Kevin Guskiewicz is at the forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions.
Sculptor Patrick Dougherty turns sticks into structure on U.Va.'s Arts Grounds.
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