Topic: Grounds & Buildings

Ringing the Carillon

Ringing the Carillon

How the University Chapel bells keep chiming

If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.

Fall 2014

God Is in the Details

God Is in the Details

UVA instructor uncovers an overlooked facet of Jefferson statue

A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

Fall 2014

New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

Found during the Rotunda’s renovation, a cistern helps answer how water got to Grounds

The discovery of a 6,500-gallon brick-and-cement cistern next to the Rotunda sheds new light on some of the history of the Grounds’ construction.

Fall 2014

The Future is Now

The Future is Now

Welcome to your first college dorm room, 21st-century style

A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.

Fall 2014

A Place for Kids

A Place for Kids

The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.

Summer 2014

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Warren Manning’s 1913 master plan made an indelible imprint on how the University looks today

Only some of Manning's ideas came to be, but he defined a way of thinking about growth at the University and raised important questions about building values.

Summer 2014

Old School

Old School

The Photographs of Ed Roseberry

It's likely that no one has taken more pictures of University life than Ed Roseberry. Here are just a few of the photos that earned him the nickname "Flash."

Spring 2006

Snap, Post, Repeat

Snap, Post, Repeat

Meet the man who took a photo of the Lawn every day for five years

Ken Kipps, vice president of the College Foundation, is the man behind one of UVA’s most popular photo blogs and Instagram accounts.

May 16, 2014

Kings of Freedom

Kings of Freedom

Section of Berlin Wall comes to Grounds

A section of the Berlin Wall, with a spray-painted mural titled "Kings of Freedom," has been installed on Central Grounds.

Summer 2014

Start Celebrating

Start Celebrating

Thomas Jefferson began sowing the first seeds of UVA 200 years ago this month

You might think that UVA was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.

April 15, 2014

Transverse Section

Transverse Section

Look through the walls of the Rotunda with this architectural rendering.

Spring 2014

The Cornerstone Plan

The Cornerstone Plan

UVA charts its course for the next five years

An infographic explains the implementation of the five-year strategic plan for the academic division of the University.

Spring 2014

Capital Improvements

Capital Improvements

Next phase of Rotunda renovation promises to breathe new life into iconic building

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

Spring 2014

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Highlights

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

Alumnus brought his Broadway talents to Charlottesville to direct and choreograph A Chorus Line.

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer G. Andrasko shares the results of the all-alumni survey.