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View the minutes from U.Va.'s first BOV meeting including Jefferson, Madison and Monroe.
Gretchen Gueguen, a digital archivist in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, was out of the office in the days immediately following President Sullivan's resignation. But
In February 1972, Soviet poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko came to give a recital of his works in Old Cabell Hall. This visit came before the Dome Room was restored in the
Historically, our nation owes a debt to Thomas Jefferson ["Jefferson's Secret Bible," Spring 2012], who is by any measure one of America's great founding fathers.<
The history of Final Exercises at U.Va.
U.Va. researchers explore the ways that marriage has changed and look toward the future of the institution.
New blog documents the Civil War in letters, day by day, exactly 150 years later.
How the work of a Latin-American literary giant found a home at U.Va.
A new U.Va. archive digitizes manuscripts related to da Vinci's Treatise on Painting.
A former chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Julian Bond played a critical role in the civil rights movement alongside visionary leaders like Dr.
Mammoth Undertaking: Students reimagine Brooks Hall menagerie.
As a student, being related to the quiet professorial rock star known more broadly in the University of Virginia community as Dr. Bice placed me in a
Last October, the 7 billionth person on the planet was born. Professors explain the dynamics of the population boom and demographic transition.
On July 10, Queen Elizabeth toured the Academical Village, where 18,000 people watched her stroll down the Lawn.
Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to U.Va. But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.
Eric Topol (Col ’75), director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is helping untangle the mystery of sudden, unexplained death.
Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.
What exactly is brain freeze and how can we avoid it? A U.Va. neurologist explains why ice cream can make us (literally) scream.
Here's how to make a modern version of the vanilla ice cream Jefferson had served at Monticello
Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.
About 3,100 students volunteer through Madison House for at least one hour each week. See how they're making a difference in the Charlottesville community.