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A score of enthralling websites, courtesy of U.Va.
A conversation with Constance Page Daniel
Constance Page Daniel—whose father was mathematics professor mathematics professor James Morris Page, dean of the faculty—grew up on Grounds and earned an undergraduate degree from the University.
Mad Bowl, Easters 1975 Photo by Ed Roseberry
The University’s Easters celebrations began innocently enough in the late 19th century as formal dances, held Monday through Saturday of the
Relief reigns after Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri
An alumnus travels back to Japan where he fought on the USS Missouri
How women fundamentally changed what once was known as a "Gentleman's University"
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
Wesley Harris (Engr ’64) helped bring MLK to Grounds 5 months before his "I Have a Dream" speech.
For decades, the scarf that inspired the University's orange-and-blue colors appeared to have been lost.
Massacre continues to haunt Lakota Indians
Cavaliers well represented in Hall of Fame
The glory days on the fields and courts of athletic competition fade quickly for many student-athletes, but 30 Cavaliers have earned a place in history and have been inducted
Explore some of the most valuable treasures in Special Collections.
An alum reflects on his student experience during the early ‘60s
An alum reflects on his student experience during the early 1960s
A letter from TJ explains construction delays at U.Va. thanks to the Virginia legislature.
“The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” William Faulkner wrote in Requiem for a Nun. The author’s two terms as writer-in-residence in 1957 and 1958 have taken
Casteen leads one last Final Exercises
It goes without saying that many of us alumni were devastated by the news that a young female student at our university was allegedly killed by someone
Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.
Logan Sachon (Col '05) writes openly and honestly about finances, a subject once considered taboo, on the website The Billfold.
The agony and ecstasy of final exams (including excerpts from real blue book exams).
Generations of alumni reflect on military life over the past century, sharing stories of world wars and major American operations in Asia and the Middle East.
Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.
Rufus W. Holsinger photographed Charlottesville at the turn of the 20th century, capturing the Rotunda fire and much more.
Recent discoveries on Grounds raise questions about the history of slavery.
Want to know the top 5 hidden gems around Grounds? The all-time leading sports scorers? Top foods at the dining hall?
An interactive feature that compares scenes from the same spots in Charlottesville, nearly 100 years apart.
Look through a few of the thousands of photographs Ed "Flash" Roseberry has taken of Charlottesville since the 1940s.