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Ringing the Carillon

If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.

God Is in the Details

A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

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.

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.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Letters to the Editor

  • Puzzle Master

    New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz (Law '77) calls Sam Ezerskey's (Engr '17) crosswords "fresh" and "interesting."

  • Punching Out

    Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at U.Va. are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.

  • The Wake of Watergate

    Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.

  • Alumni Tell You How To:

    Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.

  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

    U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.

  • Ringing the Carillon

    If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.

  • New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

    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.