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Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.
In the spirit of springtime revival, says Teresa Sullivan, we are moving forward in the new semester with great optimism about what we can accomplish together.
A centenarian in Somers, Connecticut, has built a replica of Monticello next to his own estate.
See which titles are flying off the shelves at the U.Va. Bookstore
A new app allows readers to explore two editions of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia and a modern annotated and searchable text.
How do you excavate underneath a 200-year-old building that’s the centerpiece of a World Heritage site? Very, very carefully. And with lasers.
A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.
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.
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.
An engineering student creates a Lego masterpiece using Jefferson's original plans.
You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.
A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.
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
Tales of the University's tumultuous years.
Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.
Tour of some of the mysterious, historic—and empty—properties owned by the University.
How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.
Doctors at the U.Va. Medical Center are taking a closer look at whether traditional Tibetan healing techniques can help patient outcomes—and stand up to scientific scrutiny.
President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.
Alumni chefs create dishes using only ingredients available at Monticello during Jefferson's time.
Former Virginia football player Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness.
From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in U.Va. history.
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