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Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.
If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.
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.
Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."
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
Telling the history of U.Va. one piece at a time.
Two U.Va. history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.
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.
You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.
A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.
President Teresa Sullivan recently gave her late mother’s nursing cape to the School of Nursing’s Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry.
Before Scottsdale, before Sarasota, the big leagues came to Charlottesville.
With the help of the Virginia History Lab, students and alumni are working on re-establishing Corks and Curls.
The flag that hangs in JPJ Arena once covered the casket of a Vietnam veteran.
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
The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.
Go behind the scenes at Scott Stadium for a look at the inner workings of a Cavaliers football game.
A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.
U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.
Since launching Reddit.com with his dorm mate Steve Huffman (Engr ’05), Alexis Ohanian (Com ’05) has emerged as the face and voice against government restrictions on the Internet.
Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.
A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.
Media studies professor Shilpa Davé looks at ideas of competition, from The Hunger Games and America's Got Talent to college admissions and spelling bees.