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Honor Code Secret Society

James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

Object Lesson

Telling the history of U.Va. one piece at a time.

Honor Update

Honor Committee chair says that Informed Retraction, introduced in April 2013, has been a success.

Start Celebrating

You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.

Capital Improvements

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

Snow Day

Mina Pirasteh (Col ’15) documented a snow day on Grounds.

The Once and Future Yearbook

With the help of the Virginia History Lab, students and alumni are working on re-establishing Corks and Curls.

U.Va. Rotunda renovations: stewardship of World Heritage Site enters second phase

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

The Captain

John Leys reflects on football and war.

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

Students consider restarting Corks & Curls

Laying the University’s Dogs to Rest

Laying the University’s Dogs to Rest

In 1939 and 1953, students gave grand funerals for two beloved University dogs.

New & Notable

New & Notable

Five new books from U.Va. alumni.

100 Years of Reunions

100 Years of Reunions

U.Va.'s annual Reunions Weekend has a colorful origin.

“The Good Old Song”: Is It Beloved by All?

“The Good Old Song”: Is It Beloved by All?

Is it time to bid farewell to "The Good Old Song"?

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    Patrick Sweeney (Darden '10), dad and expert outdoorsman, shares his knowledge.

  • James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

    Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

  • The Maestro

    From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

    A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

  • Physical Science

    John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

  • How to be a Mad Man

    Real-life Mad Man Scott Cooney (Com ’94) offers the inside scoop.

  • Back to the Future

    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.

  • Kings of Freedom

    A section of the Berlin Wall, with a spray-painted mural titled "Kings of Freedom," has been installed on Central Grounds.