Who was Edgar Allan Poe? An upcoming exhibition explores the author’s life and dispels many of the lurid myths about the American man of letters educated at UVA.
A comprehensive effort to preserve the University’s historical places is under way.
Before World War II, married students were a rarity on Grounds. Shortly after the war ended, returning veterans brought their families to school with them, pushing the number of...
In 1912, when Georgia O’Keeffe arrived in Charlottesville, she’d nearly given up on art. “She hadn’t touched a paintbrush in four years,...
The University’s Academical Village attracts countless visitors, many of whom have the same question for students after peeking into their austere Lawn rooms: “So,...
At first glance, when I noticed the photo of André Harvey’s bronze crow sculpture, Sounding the Alarm, in the article “The...
What makes UVA such a special setting? The bricks and columns are nice, to be sure. But the trees around Grounds also deserve their due for the life, color and character they bring to the University.
Thomas Jefferson designed the Anatomical Theatre in 1825.
A 40-year effort by UVA to acquire the papers of Harlem Renaissance poet Anne Spencer finally met with success in June.
A bipartisan panel of statesmen, scholars and military experts convened by UVA’s Miller Center of Public Affairs has issued a call to change the process by which the nation’s leaders address decisions about going to war.
Did you know Virginia was once believec to be only a 10-day march from the Sea of China? An exhibit at the Special Collections Library shows how views of North America evolved as navigation, printing and cartography advanced.
Nick Taylor’s debut novel, The Disagreement, is set at the University’s Medical School during the tumult of the Civil War.
The people and culture of Tibet have been a part of the UVA community for decades, and a new center provides a fresh link to an area of growing international focus.
After Faulkner arrived on Grounds, his "observations on ‘Virginia snobs’ caused somewhat of a sensation," wrote Virginius Dabney in Mr. Jefferson’s University. "He liked the state, he said, ‘because Virginians are all snobs and I like snobs.’"
President Casteen discusses the past and future of some of the University's historic buildings.