• The Jefferson Curating Society

    In the end, the need to preserve the artifacts of UVA’s oldest student group was beyond debate.

  • National Treasure

    UVA poet and National Book Award finalist Rita Dove shares stories of her family, writing career and teaching at UVA.

  • NASA’s Unseen Heroes

    Margot Lee Shetterly discovered an important part of American space race history in her own childhood neighborhood.

  • Hire Ed

    As up to 30 percent of UVA faculty prepare for retirement, the University prepares new hiring methods to fill the vacancies.

  • Shoot to Thrill

    UVA sports photographer Matt Riley shares some of his favorite photographed moments from the past decade.

Winter 2016

Winter 2016

Jefferson Haul: the accumulated treasures of UVA’s most historic student organization; A decade of sports through the lens of Matt Riley; Deans’ List: shopping for new faculty; Rita Dove: ours poetica

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Why UVA Is All They Ever Talk About

Why UVA Is All They Ever Talk About

Economics Professor Kenneth G. Elzinga reflects on the characteristic of UVA graduates who seem to keep talking about their University experiences even after entering the workplace.

Playing Dress-up

Playing Dress-up

Take a look at costumes at UVA from 1907 to the present, with commentary from UVA drama professor Gweneth West.

Breakout Artist

Breakout Artist

Lolita Foster, whose passion for theater began at the University, turns a walk-on role into a two-year gig with Netflix's popular show, "Orange is the New Black."

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

Margot Lee Shetterly discovered an important part of American space race history in her own childhood neighborhood.

From Helvetica to a Helluva Ride

From Helvetica to a Helluva Ride

How did CBS Executive Producer Mary Hager end up in political media, and why does she have UVA's former football coach to thank for her career path?

The Honors of Honor

The Honors of Honor

Take a look back at how Final Exercises have been celebrated in the past century.

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Fixer of Books

Fixer of Books

Eliza Gilligan’s job is to keep the University’s vast treasure trove of scholarly materials “usable, movable, durable [and] functional” for future students and researchers.

Videography by Jon Combs

Radio Music Society

Radio Music Society

Students in UVA’s Radio Music Society arrange pop songs for string quartets. From arrangement to final performance, see one group interpret Major Lazer’s “Be Together.”

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UVA graduates talk about their school in a multifaceted, multiplatform sense. UVA is not just about sports. It is about Honor; it is about architecture; it is about history, academics and student self-governance; it is Charlottesville; it is Mr. Jefferson; and more.

Professor Kenneth G. Elzinga

Homestead Preserve - November 2016