Through architecture, Jefferson hoped students would gain a sense of design, order and beauty.
The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.
The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.
Officials, alumni condemn violence in the name of hate on Grounds and in town.
When all goes well, life at UVA in the summer is quiet. But that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening. Here’s a snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer.
Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.
The quiet spaces inside UVA’s 14 libraries take on new relevance in the digital age.
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.
Think you know UVA’s Grounds? Take our 15-photo quiz to prove it!
Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.
Jefferson’s Anatomical Theatre gave way to grave robbers, the student Cadaver Society and, eventually, the wrecking ball.
UVA’s athletics department has been renovating and expanding its production facilities in John Paul Jones Arena in order to meet technical specifications for the new ACC Network.
One of the most centrally located streets around Grounds is getting a makeover that aims to benefit students for years to come.
What had once been a cluster of small businesses on the outskirts of the University is set to become part of a corridor that beautifies and unifies Grounds.
Four years and $58 million later, the historic architectural icon is now state-of-the-art. Take a sneak peek.
See some of the hidden remnants uncovered during the Rotunda restoration, including a chemical hearth and cistern.
In addition to the difficult task of rebuilding the foundation of the building, the Rotunda was brought up to date on WiFi and other tech.
The Rotunda has always suffered from a leaky roof. From tin-coated shingles to painted copper, learn how the problem was finally solved.
See how workers were able to hoist more than two tons of glass to the top of the Rotunda's dome to replace the historic oculus.
The updated Rotunda clock provides automatic seasonal changes and the ability to restore time after a power failure, among other features.