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Honor Code Secret Society

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"?

Beyond the Names

Beyond the Names

The stories of the men and women behind the dorm names on Grounds.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Masterstroke

    When Kevin Sauer arrived in Charlottesville in 1988, the men's and women's club rowing teams shared a boathouse with no electricity. They had no truck to tow the boats.

  • What to Read This Summer

    Notable alumni and faculty recommend some of their favorite books for your summer reading.

  • Sports Briefs

    A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.

  • Stem Cell Breakthrough

    The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.

  • Physical Science

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

  • Psst…

    Four scholars from U.Va.'s Miller Center offer their advice to the president on how to finish strong and create an enduring legacy.

  • The Maestro

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

  • 17 Things to Love About Charlottesville in the Summer

    From swimming holes to watering holes, alumni share their favorite activities and ways to keep cool.