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When I was in my second year, poet Robert Frost came to the Grounds for the dedication of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American
Thomas Jefferson’s Albemarle County plantation, Monticello, has been restored in recent decades to better reflect the history of the site and its inhabitants.
In November, the Board of Visitors voted to remove a number of prominent, mature magnolia trees so the leaky Rotunda roof could be fixed. Some students objected
From a rousing choir performance at the Mount Zion First African Baptist Church to a moving speech by U.Va. history professor and former NAACP chairman Julian
When her husband was killed by British fire in a 1776 Revolutionary War battle, Margaret Corbin reputedly took his place behind a cannon and returned fire.
Remembering Ray Bice
Dr. Raymond Bice, U.Va.’s beloved psychology professor, left us on Dec. 23, 2011, and his memorial was at University Chapel on Friday, Jan. 20. As a
Last fall, Virginia football trading cards from the collection of Richard Coltrane (Col ’61) were viewable on an online gallery. Now, as the U.Va. men’s basketball
In the twilight of his life, Jefferson began exploring his faith and deepening his understanding of the Bible and Christianity.
A handful of curious and notable dates in U.Va. history
U.Va. examines role of enslaved laborers in tribute to bell-ringer Henry Martin
An alumna explores La Fayette’s connection to the University
In 1828, the Board of Visitors created the University Fire Company.
The Mother of Invention
Celebrating its 175th anniversary, the Engineering School has established a legacy of research that’s helped change the world for the better. The school
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
New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz (Law '77) calls Sam Ezerskey's (Engr '17) crosswords "fresh" and "interesting."
Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.
U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.
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.
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.
Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at U.Va. are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.