Infrequently Asked Questions

Infrequently Asked Questions

We’ve got answers, even if nobody was asking.

Even if you’re not physically strolling the Lawn, let this list of UVA fun facts bring you back, in multiple small ways, to life on Grounds.

July 16, 2018

UVA tightens speech policy on grounds

UVA tightens speech policy on grounds

The University has tightened its policy for outsiders who want to make a speech, protest, hand out leaflets or otherwise exercise free-speech rights on Grounds.

Summer 2018

Say Goodbye to U-Hall

Say Goodbye to U-Hall

Sports facility to come down by 2020

University Hall, the former home to the basketball programs and the venue of legendary concerts, will be demolished to make room for additional sports fields.

Summer 2018

Ready to Spin Off

Ready to Spin Off

Actor Jason George takes Grey’s character out of the OR and into the fire

Jason George (Com ’94) looks back on his time at UVA while looking forward to his role as a firefighter in a Grey’s Anatomy spin-off.

Summer 2018

Staking a Position

Staking a Position

In argument lab, students challenge themselves, each other

Professor Willis Jenkins (Grad ’06) takes a somewhat unorthodox approach in his "argument lab."

Summer 2018

Looking back on tragedy

Looking back on tragedy

In new book, alum details the immense work of bringing space shuttle Columbia home

Mike Leinbach (Arch ’76, Engr ’81) led the extraordinary effort to piece together the space shuttle Columbia just days after he gave the go-ahead at its launch.

Summer 2018

Top Single

Top Single

Danielle Collins (Col ’16) is climbing the international ranks as she takes down some of the world's top players.

Summer 2018

Happy Swimmers, Fast Swimmers

Happy Swimmers, Fast Swimmers

New coach emphasizes hard work—and fun—and brings success

Many attribute the outstanding results of this year's swimming and diving programs to the fun team culture instilled by the new head coach, Todd DeSorbo.

Summer 2018

She Coaches Kings

She Coaches Kings

Jenny Boucek is blazing a trail in the NBA

Jenny Boucek (Educ ’97) is breaking barriers and gaining respect as one of few female coaches in the NBA.

Summer 2018

Pick a number, not just any number

Pick a number, not just any number

Even the pros gravitate to a predictable pattern of numbers, professors find

Two UVA professors argue that all numbers are not equal in our minds.

Summer 2018

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Infrequently Asked Questions

Infrequently Asked Questions

Even if you’re not physically strolling the Lawn, let this list of UVA fun facts bring you back, in multiple small ways, to life on Grounds.

Celebrating University Hall

Celebrating University Hall

U-Hall was home to UVA basketball for 41 years. Celebrate some of the sports victories and other highlights in this retrospective.

Bud Life

Bud Life

Along winding walkways and serpentine walls, our photo essay leads you down the gardens’ paths.