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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.
Standing up at work could save your life and even boost your productivity.
Five new books from U.Va. alumni.
A new website offers free access to the papers of six of America's founding fathers.
I was still a teenager when Thomas Jefferson broke my heart. It happened in a single sentence; a permanent break. The moment came while I was reading Notes on
The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.
Big changes are coming with artificial intelligence. Darden School of Business professor Edward D. Hess tells us how to get ready.
Since launching Reddit.com with his dorm mate Steve Huffman (Engr ’05), Alexis Ohanian (Com ’05) has emerged as the face and voice against government restrictions on the Internet.
Go behind the scenes at Scott Stadium for a look at the inner workings of a Cavaliers football game.
Media studies professor Shilpa Davé looks at ideas of competition, from The Hunger Games and America's Got Talent to college admissions and spelling bees.
A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.
Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that U.Va. can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.
U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.
Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.