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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.
Built in 1924 as a World War I memorial, Memorial Gym served as a multipurpose arena, hosting everything from wrestling matches to social dances.
A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.
An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.
One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.
Twelve-year-old engineering student Henry Muhlbauer discusses his life on Grounds
U.Va. law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.
Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?
Nelson Saiers wants to use his art—and math— to build awareness around issues he observed firsthand growing up in war-torn regions of the world.
A look at how U.Va.’s mascot has changed over time