Topic: Grounds & Buildings

Follow That Book!

Follow That Book!

Tracking the journey of a book across Grounds

How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.

May 14, 2015

Space Mountain

Space Mountain

A Tour of McCormick Observatory

UVA astronomy professor Ed Murphy gives a tour of McCormick Observatory, its history and its current purpose.

April 15, 2015

Keeping UVA Safe

Keeping UVA Safe

Making UVA safe will require partnership among faculty and staff, students, parents, police and community business leaders—as well as alumni.

Winter 2014

Capital Replacement

Capital Replacement

A How-To Guide

Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.

Spring 2015

Sexual Assault and UVA

Sexual Assault and UVA

An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.

An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.

Spring 2015

A Civil Occupation

A Civil Occupation

One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, UVA was spared from its torches.

One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, UVA was spared from its torches.

Spring 2015

When Mem Rocked

When Mem Rocked

Members of last team to play in the iconic building recall those final years

Built in 1924 as a World War I memorial, Memorial Gym served as a multipurpose arena, hosting everything from wrestling matches to social dances.

Spring 2015

UVA’s Leadership DNA

UVA’s Leadership DNA

In the spirit of springtime revival, says Teresa Sullivan, we are moving forward in the new semester with great optimism about what we can accomplish together.

Spring 2015

News Briefs

News Briefs

A Safer Corner

A new police substation opened in January to increase police visibility and presence in the Corner area. A joint effort of the UVA Police...

Spring 2015

Changing the Greek System

Changing the Greek System

Student leaders discuss some of the issues facing Greek life on Grounds

A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at UVA.

Spring 2015

More of What Lies Beneath

More of What Lies Beneath

Additional photography from the University’s network of steam tunnels

See additional photography from our Winter 2014 feature on the University’s network of steam tunnels

Winter 2014

Safety at UVA

Safety at UVA

A brief overview of some of the security measures and resources the University has in place and what’s being done to improve safety at UVA and in the surrounding community.

Winter 2014

Arts Briefs

Arts Briefs

Kevin Spacey visits UVA; an alumna screens her new short film; fiction and screenwriter James Salter is UVA's current writer in residence

Winter 2014

What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath

Maintaining a network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for UVA’s facilities workers

Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for UVA’s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.

Winter 2014

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Highlights

’Hoos in the NBA

’Hoos in the NBA

Get to know some of the UVA athletes who trained with Coach Tony Bennett and went on to play professional basketball.

Pigments of Your Imagination

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.