Fall 2021

Fall 2021

National Champs in men’s lax, women’s swim and more, so much more; plus, an Olympic tale of honor, unless it’s a lie.

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Highlights

Admissions Interview

Admissions Interview

The head of enrollment talks about what UVA looks for in applicants, including when they’re children of alumni.
New Faces at the Helm

New Faces at the Helm

With plans to extend UVA’s reach beyond Grounds, new deans are leading three UVA schools.

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Making the Shots

Making the Shots

Go behind the scenes with longtime UVA sports photographer Matt Riley, from a day of fun studio shoots to an exciting men’s basketball game at JPJ.

Photo Gallery

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The camera sees what we can’t

The camera sees what we can’t

Charlottesville photographer Andrew Shurtleff in late March made these dramatic photographs of Grounds under quarantine using infrared technology, which captures wavelengths of light outside the spectrum of what the human eye can see. The result is a high-contrast image with a nearly dreamlike look.

Quotes

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We had a tight bond. We all recognized we were in it together.

Charles “Buddy” Yancey (Engr ’64) about the first Black students at UVA

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