UVA 200: Bicentennial Launch Celebrations

UVA 200: Bicentennial Launch Celebrations

Highlights from the launch events

On Friday, October 6, 2017, tens of thousands of students and alumni joined on the Lawn to join in the launch of the University’s Bicentennial celebration.

October 16, 2017

Predictions for the Future of Higher Education

Predictions for the Future of Higher Education

As UVA celebrates its first 200 years, administrators weigh in on what’s next

In honor of UVA’s bicentennial, we asked some administrators what they think UVA—and higher education—will look like in 25–50 years.

October 16, 2017

From the Editor

From the Editor

From Dolor to Doughnuts

Editor S. Richard Gard Jr. notes that Virginia Magazine will continue to cover the events of August 11 and 12, then delves into the magazine’s Fall offerings.

Fall 2017

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

The Opportunity to Lead

In a note penned just after the events of August 11 and 12, new UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer Andrasko reaffirms the values that define us as Wahoos.

Fall 2017

A Classroom as Big as the Lawn

A Classroom as Big as the Lawn

Jefferson wanted students to learn all the angles

Through architecture, Jefferson hoped students would gain a sense of design, order and beauty.

Fall 2017

200 and Counting

200 and Counting

Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says the bicentennial will be much more than a birthday celebration.

Fall 2017

Period Pieces

Period Pieces

New book, exhibits showcase more of those things that tell UVA’s history

Encyclopedia Virginia managing editor Brendan Wolfe has turned a Virginia Magazine feature into a book.

Fall 2017

New & Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy

Fall 2017

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

Fall 2017

Practical Magic

Practical Magic

Popular How Things Work class gives away the secrets to the physical world

The physics class, created by professor Louis Bloomfield in 1991, is a big hit with nonscience majors.

Fall 2017

Media Player

Media Player

Why I happily traded 7 million viewers for 20 undergraduates in a classroom. A report from our correspondent on the frontlines.

Fall 2017

A League of His Own

A League of His Own

Former Wahoo Roger Mason Jr. heads up new BIG3

Former Virginia basketball star Roger Mason (Arch ’03) is teaming with Ice Cube in a new venture.

Fall 2017

Squash Goes Varsity

Squash Goes Varsity

UVA becomes the first ACC school to offer squash at the varsity level.

Fall 2017

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Highlights

Summer on Grounds

Summer on Grounds

When all goes well, life at UVA in the summer is quiet. But that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening. Here’s a snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer.

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.