Learn how the gardens of Grounds have changed—and stayed the same—from Jefferson’s original plans.
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.
Editor S. Richard Gard Jr. provides a preview of the magazine’s Spring offerings.
May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever, through the eyes of those who were there.
Excavation uncovers a dilemma: Should the colonnade be the bright white of our time or the unpainted tan of Jefferson’s?
Thomas Jefferson was a visionary leader--and a meticulous construction manager.
Jefferson’s University of Virginia was to be a modern, secular, science-centered university taught by scholars of distinction, with the students expected largely to govern themselves.
Take a look back at how the University has celebrated big anniversary milestones.
Encyclopedia Virginia managing editor Brendan Wolfe has turned a Virginia Magazine feature into a book.
Finding the University’s first president took 80 years—give-or-take, heeding Jefferson, or not.
UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.
As the Board of Visitors searches for the University’s ninth president, take a look back at the first eight—the challenges they faced and their lasting imprints.
No UVA team before or since has had consecutive undefeated seasons. Boxing went four years without a loss. Then it went away.
A look at the quiet effectiveness of Paul Saunier, an administrator who helped desegregate UVA.
Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.