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A Place for Kids

The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.

Back to the Future

Only some of Manning's ideas came to be, but he defined a way of thinking about growth at the University and raised important questions about building values.

A Different Kind of Red Brick

An engineering student creates a Lego masterpiece using Jefferson's original plans.

Start Celebrating

You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.

The Cornerstone Plan

An infographic explains the implementation of the five-year strategic plan for the academic division of the University.

Capital Improvements

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

Snow Day

Mina Pirasteh (Col ’15) documented a snow day on Grounds.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Before Scottsdale, before Sarasota, the big leagues came to Charlottesville.

Flag of Honor

The flag that hangs in JPJ Arena once covered the casket of a Vietnam veteran.

U.Va. Rotunda renovations: stewardship of World Heritage Site enters second phase

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

Tree House

Sculptor Patrick Dougherty turns sticks into structure on U.Va.'s Arts Grounds.

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

Board of Visitors approves U.Va.’s strategic direction

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

Learn the hidden stories behind one of U.Va.'s most unusual places.

Rotunda Fire: Colorized

Rotunda Fire: Colorized

See the Rotunda fire like you've never seen it before.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Psst…

    Four scholars from U.Va.'s Miller Center offer their advice to the president on how to finish strong and create an enduring legacy.

  • Sports Briefs

    A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.

  • 17 Things to Love About Charlottesville in the Summer

    From swimming holes to watering holes, alumni share their favorite activities and ways to keep cool.

  • Stem Cell Breakthrough

    The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.

  • Masterstroke

    When Kevin Sauer arrived in Charlottesville in 1988, the men's and women's club rowing teams shared a boathouse with no electricity. They had no truck to tow the boats.

  • Honor Update

    Honor Committee chair says that Informed Retraction, introduced in April 2013, has been a success.

  • What to Read This Summer

    Notable alumni and faculty recommend some of their favorite books for your summer reading.

  • The Maestro

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