Topic: Grounds & Buildings

Snow Day

Snow Day

Student recalls February storm in words and pictures

Mina Pirasteh (Col ’15) documented a snow day on Grounds.

Spring 2014

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Several major league teams once made Charlottesville home for spring training

Before Scottsdale, before Sarasota, the big leagues came to Charlottesville.

Spring 2014

Flag of Honor

Flag of Honor

The story behind John Paul Jones Arena's American flag

The flag that hangs in JPJ Arena once covered the casket of a Vietnam veteran.

Spring 2014

Tree House

Tree House

Sculptor Patrick Dougherty turns sticks into structure

Sculptor Patrick Dougherty turns sticks into structure on UVA's Arts Grounds.

Winter 2013

Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous early years

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

Winter 2013

Firing Up Photoshop

Firing Up Photoshop

Isaac Kim (Arch ’13) colorized the iconic black-and-white photo of the 1895 Rotunda fire from the Holsinger Collection in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. “It appears...

Winter 2013

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

The hidden stories behind one of UVA’s most unusual places

Learn the hidden stories behind one of UVA's most unusual places.

October 18, 2013

Getting Involved

Getting Involved

Ten years after graduation, I’m on the board of two major non-profit organizations. I was recently elected president of a national political organization, and I’m...

September 13, 2013

Give Me Five

Give Me Five

Dean of Students breaks world record for most high-fives in one hour

Allen Groves, UVA's Dean of Students, breaks a high-five world record.

September 5, 2013

Verbatim

Verbatim

Historic preservation architects know that historical drawings of the Lawn don't always match the physical evidence.

Fall 2013

What’s New on Grounds

What’s New on Grounds

The curtain rises on the new Ruth Caplin Theatre and the essential McCormick Road Bridge is replaced.

Fall 2013

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Highlights

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

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

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.