• Modern Honor

    In 2013, students voted in an “informed retraction” measure to the Honor System. This past spring, the single sanction barely survived a vote. Now what?

  • Law Stars

    UVA Law’s fingerprints are all over true-crime sensations Serial and Making a Murderer.

  • 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.”

  • From Time to Time

    Take a look at how some of the most familiar spots have changed—or remained the same—over time.

Summer 2016

Summer 2016

Modern Honor: A Close Vote. Now What? Also in this issue: an interview with the Marine Commandant, a century of applied science, and a look into how UVA alumni and faculty became central figures in true-crime narratives.

Table of Contents

July E-newsletter: Evolution of Grounds in pictures, 2016 UVA Olympians

May E-newsletter: A look back at a century of Final Exercises

Highlights

Start Me Up

Start Me Up

UVA offers students many opportunities for entrepreneurship, from a new interdisciplinary minor to HackCville and the i.Lab.

The Honors of Honor

The Honors of Honor

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

’Hoos got the medals

’Hoos got the medals

Turns out that the road to the Olympics isn’t the only hard one—where do you go from there? Eight alumni medalists offer their advice.

Time Capsule

Time Capsule

Over the last 100 years, UVA engineering students have traded drafting tables and wood shops for modeling software, 3-D printers and flight simulators. See what the future holds for engineering on Grounds.

Soul Power

Soul Power

Professor Claudrena Harold’s From Motown to Hip-Hop course traces the African-American experience through popular music.

The Crazy Human Heart

The Crazy Human Heart

Literature critics Daniel Mendelsohn (Col ’82) and Mythili Rao (Col ’05) discuss the critic’s role in society.

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Excerpts from the first pages of eight new books by alumni of UVA’s Creative Writing program.

Video

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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.”

Follow That Guide

Follow that Guide

The University Guide Service is student self-governance in action. UGuides give tours integrating encyclopedic knowledge of the University with their own experiences, and they don’t shy away from tough questions.

Photo Gallery

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Where Am I? (May 2016)

Congratulations to Henry Reynolds (Col ’16) who won a $25 UVA Bookstore gift card by...

Quotes

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The columns that most haunt me are the ones where people are faced with wrenching choices and act bravely.  I think: Would I have been that brave? And usually my answer is ‘probably not!’

Alumnus Daniel Jones (Col ‘85) on the pieces that have most affected him during his 11 years as editor of the New York Times Modern Love column

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