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Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

See what students, faculty and staff are reading around Grounds.

New & Notable

The hidden life of flowers; the man who revolutionized the Internet; a young sea turtle's journey; and more.

Puzzle Master

New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz (Law '77) calls Sam Ezerskey's (Engr '17) crosswords "fresh" and "interesting."

The Tactile Library

In a small, windowless room in the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library, a new library collection is growing. The room’s shelves are lined with boxes

Ringing the Carillon

If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.

God Is in the Details

A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

Southern Sensibility

Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.

James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

Unshackled

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At U

Tales of Early America

Two U.Va. history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

New & Notable

A short story collection, scholarship, memoirs and more.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

A list of the most popular fiction and nonfiction selections at the U.Va. Bookstore.

Alumni Filmmakers Dive Deep

"Waking Marshall Walker" made its world premiere at the Sonoma International Film Festival, where the short film's popularity earned it a third screening.

The Secret Life of Ken Elzinga

Elzinga has taught more than 40,000 U.Va. students since 1967, all the while penning murder mysteries on the side.

The Maestro

From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Punching Out

    Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at U.Va. are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.

  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

    U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.

  • Alumni Tell You How To:

    Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.

  • The Wake of Watergate

    Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.

  • New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

    The discovery of a 6,500-gallon brick-and-cement cistern next to the Rotunda sheds new light on some of the history of the Grounds’ construction.

  • Letters to the Editor

  • Ringing the Carillon

    If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.

  • Puzzle Master

    New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz (Law '77) calls Sam Ezerskey's (Engr '17) crosswords "fresh" and "interesting."