Topic: Students

Measured in Degrees

Measured in Degrees

Which majors are hotter than others, going back 20-plus years

UVA will confer another several thousand diplomas this spring. We’ve broken down past years’ academic degrees by disciplines. Take a look, and maybe a few clicks, at our interactive charts to explore the two-decade trends in subject-matter popularity.

April 16, 2018

A Day in the (Busy) Life

A Day in the (Busy) Life

For many UVA students, time constraints are a delicate balance. For student-athletes, it can be even more so.

Second-year basketball player Jocelyn Willoughby takes readers through a typical day full of school and sports.

Spring 2018

A Place to Remember

A Place to Remember

A new space between Clemons and Alderman libraries provides a place for students to reflect.

Spring 2018

Antiwar Stories

Antiwar Stories

May Days, 1970: The week that would change UVA forever

May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever, through the eyes of those who were there.

Spring 2018

Going Out on Top

Going Out on Top

A quick look at some of the class of 2018’s student leaders

Learn about UVA's Student Council president, the Honor Committee and University Judiciary Committee chairs, the editor-in-chief of the Cavalier Daily, and the co-chairs of the Housing & Residence Life program.

Winter 2017

Griddle Me This

Griddle Me This

Our scoop on the double-doughnut tradition that lives on—the Grillswith.

For decades, it cheered our hearts, warmed our blood and hardened our arteries. The origin story and afterlife of the Grillswith. And also the recipe.

Fall 2017

How Lawnies Are Made

How Lawnies Are Made

It’s a lot harder than it used to be

Nabbing one of the 54 rooms on the Lawn is tougher than ever.

Fall 2017

Welcome, Class of 2021

Welcome, Class of 2021

Here’s a look at the incoming class by the numbers

Nearly 90 percent of incoming first-years were in the top tenth of their graduating high school class. Check out the class by the numbers.

Fall 2017

UVA to Award Warmbier Posthumous Degree

UVA to Award Warmbier Posthumous Degree

UVA student Otto Warmbier (Com ’17), who died after spending 17 months in North Korean captivity, will receive a bachelor of arts degree in economics.

Fall 2017

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

UVA team’s discovery of elusive dwarf galaxies provides critical support for a theory of creations

Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.

Summer 2017

News Briefs

News Briefs

Summer 2017

Virginia’s Curry School of Education climbs in the rankings; a new student center opens on the Corner; and a Grammy Award-winning producer visits Grounds.

Summer 2017

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Highlights

Learning to Grow

Learning to Grow

A January Term class teaches students to ask better questions and to be open to challenge in school and in life.

Color Bind

Color Bind

Excavation uncovers a dilemma: Should the colonnade be the bright white of our time or the unpainted tan of Jefferson’s?

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

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