Topic: History, Traditions & Grounds

Academical Village Charlottesville Grounds & the Physical Plant Honor Mr. Jefferson Past generations & bygone eras Student Self-Governance
Honor Up Close

Honor Up Close

What we discovered when we undertook an honest look at the Honor System

Roger Martin made a convincing case not to cheat in his class. Or so you would have thought.

Summer/Fall 2022

From the Publisher: Living Honor

From the Publisher: Living Honor

Introducing Living Honor, a multimedia project that brings students and alumni together to understand each other’s perspectives on Honor.

Summer/Fall 2022

That Good Old Stuff of Wahoowa

That Good Old Stuff of Wahoowa

The keepsakes that cheer our hearts, warm our blood and fill our closets

From surgical tools to old-school parking tags and concert passes, these quirky keepsakes represent UVA to nine alumni and their families.

Summer/Fall 2022

After 80 years, Maury Hall gets a new name

After 80 years, Maury Hall gets a new name

Navy ROTC building will now honor former Navy secretary, U.S. senator and Law alumnus John Warner, instead of a controversial Confederate officer with no UVA ties.

Summer/Fall 2022

Hot Trax

Hot Trax

Alumni remember Charlottesville venue that launched Dave Matthews Band, others

For two decades, the hot, sticky, beer-soaked roadhouse where Dave Matthews Band began its rise to stardom drew big-name acts and packed houses.

Winter 2021

Rumblings at Emmet-Ivy

Rumblings at Emmet-Ivy

Work has begun on a vital connector between Central Grounds and North Grounds that will serve as a new gateway to UVA.

Winter 2021

The Cost of a Telegram

The Cost of a Telegram

Determined to cool student unrest in 1970, the Alumni Association did a very uncool thing

To cool student unrest in 1970, the Alumni Association did a very uncool thing. People stayed hot about it for years.

Summer 2021

Case Surge

Case Surge

As the COVID count swelled, so did the disciplinary docket

As the COVID count swelled this spring, so did the disciplinary docket for the University Judiciary Committee.

Summer 2021

The Underground Refuge

The Underground Refuge

Excluded elsewhere, UVA’s first Black students found community of their own 

How UVA’s first Black students, excluded elsewhere, found a community of their own off Grounds.

Summer 2021

Groovin’ on Grounds

Groovin’ on Grounds

Alumni share their favorite college-year bands

When we asked alumni about their favorite college-year bands, the answers ran the gamut. Here’s a selection.

Spring 2021

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Highlights

Meet UVA’s 2023 student leaders

Meet UVA’s 2023 student leaders

These bright young minds have bold plans, from restoring rigor back to Honor to securing scholarships for descendants of enslaved laborers.

Honor Up Close

Honor Up Close

Roger Martin made a convincing case not to cheat in his class. Or so you would have thought.