Topic: History

A Piece of History

A Piece of History

President Teresa Sullivan recently gave her late mother’s nursing cape to the School of Nursing’s Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry.

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

The Once and Future Yearbook

The Once and Future Yearbook

Online museum launches soon; plans underway for Corks and Curls revival

With the help of the Virginia History Lab, students and alumni are working on re-establishing Corks and Curls.

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

Bookmarked: Blast From the Past

Bookmarked: Blast From the Past

The WSLS-TV Roanoke, Va., News Film Collection, 1951-1971

The UVA Library has digitally preserved original film clips from Virginia's civil rights era.

Winter 2013

The Captain

The Captain

Reflections on football and war

John Leys reflects on football and war.

Winter 2013

Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous early years

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

Winter 2013

The Monticello Mash

The Monticello Mash

Local brewer explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer

Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.

Winter 2013

Slavery and Higher Education

Slavery and Higher Education

Commission to focus on slaves at UVA

The role of slavery in the formation of some of America’s oldest and most respected universities is receiving increased scrutiny, both nationally and at UVA.

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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

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Highlights

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

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

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater