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If you were to walk into the Booker House on University Avenue across the street from the Rotunda, you would find yourself in an office. It’s a nice
A brief history of fashion at U.Va.
Much has changed since 1836, when America needed engineers to build machinery for factories, bridges for roads and locks for canals, and the U.Va. Board of Visitors created a
On being in the first class of women.
Alumnus Richard Coltrane donates his large trading-card collection of alumni who played professional football, from Bill Dudley to Chris Cook.
Frank Ward (Educ ’53) watched as the Hindenburg burst into flames
What's it like to live in one of America's most historic places?
The University held its first classes in 1825 with a faculty of eight and 68 students.
History professor Gary Gallagher recently published his sixth book about the Civil War, The Union War.
What book first ignited your interest in the Civil
Restoring historic buildings to former grandeur.
At the dawn of the early 20th century, U.Va. championed fairness in football, changing the game forever
Rare Book School
“The most important thing to point out,” says Michael Suarez, director of U.Va.‘s Rare Book School, “is that despite lots of writing to the
“In the rest of the country, if you ask people three things about the University of Virginia, they’ll say sports teams, Thomas Jefferson and WTJU,” Rolling Stone writer
What was the music scene like in the ’60s and ’70s? How has it evolved over the years? Join five U.Va. alumni from top bands—Skip Castro, SGGL,
Retrospect: Final Four stretch highlighted Debbie Ryan's tenure
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Sculptor Patrick Dougherty turns sticks into structure on U.Va.'s Arts Grounds.
U.Va. scientist explores children's memories of past lives
Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.
Alumnus Kevin Guskiewicz is at the forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions.
Dean of Students Allen Groves is beloved for his compassion and humor.