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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

Object Lesson

Telling the history of U.Va. one piece at a time.

Tales of Early America

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

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.

Start Celebrating

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

Capital Improvements

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

A Piece of History

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.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

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

The Once and Future Yearbook

With the help of the Virginia History Lab, students and alumni are working on re-establishing Corks and Curls.

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

The Captain

John Leys reflects on football and war.

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

The Monticello Mash

Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

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

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A Place for Kids

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

  • 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.

  • Trouble in Kindergarten?

    Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two U.Va. researchers.

  • The Maestro

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

  • Songs In the Key of Life

    The group bills itself as “the premier, the first, the only a cappella group for the musically challenged."

  • Tales of Early America

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

  • Hoop Dreams

    Photos from the history-making men's basketball season.

  • Honor Update

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