Eliza Gilligan’s job is to keep the University’s vast treasure trove of scholarly materials “usable, movable, durable [and] functional” for future students and researchers.
The Aviator was crafted to recognize UVA alum and French Air Service pilot James McConnell, whose plane went down in France in 1917. But it’s not your typical WWI memorial.
Take a look at how some of the most familiar spots have changed—or remained the same—over time.
Over the last 100 years, UVA engineering students have traded drafting tables and wood shops for modeling software, 3-D printers and flight simulators. See what the future holds for engineering on Grounds.
Vice provost Maurie McInnis (Col ’88) reflects on the University’s complicated racial history and its implications for the present.
President Sullivan discusses changes to the Rotunda, as well as the building’s evolving function in University life.
A group of alumni explores the rich history, architecture and scenery of Oxford University.
The University Guide Service is student self-governance in action. UGuides give tours integrating encyclopedic knowledge of the University with their own experiences, and they don’t shy away from tough questions.
Faculty and alumni remember some true relics of University history: computer labs.
President Sullivan discusses the University’s complicated racial history and the current conversation in higher education surrounding unpleasant historical realities.
Caroyl Beddow Gooch's careful calculations of astronomical measurements helped McCormick Observatory become one of the world's top observatories in the mid-20th century.
UVA's new John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History will support various programs and activities to benefit both academic researchers and a public audience.
How UVA academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.
From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in UVA history.
By analyzing dozens of bits of biographical data for 2,500 world leaders, Batten School Dean Allan C. Stam seeks to understand what makes leaders open to risk.