Topic: History, Traditions & Grounds

Academical Village Charlottesville Grounds & the Physical Plant Honor Mr. Jefferson Past generations & bygone eras Student Self-Governance
Stroll the Mall? Streak the Lawn?

Stroll the Mall? Streak the Lawn?

What else is on the list of 110 things to do before graduation?

The Class of 2010 releases the list of 110 Things to Do Before You Graduate.

April 20, 2010

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

A collection of University esoterica

Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a UVA alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?

Winter 2009

Celebrating Service

Celebrating Service

Madison House marks 40 years of student outreach

Madison House grew from the efforts of UVA volunteers to help storm victims.

Winter 2009

Black Alumni Weekend

Black Alumni Weekend

Event draws record crowd

More than 1,200 members of the University community—alumni, faculty, students and friends—gathered in April for Black Alumni Weekend, making it the largest turnout in the event’s history.

Summer 2009

The Caretaker of No. 13

The Caretaker of No. 13

Student fulfills charge of Raven Society

In the 101 years since UVA President Edwin A. Alderman charged the Raven Society with the upkeep of the Edgar Allan Poe Room, a Raven Society member has swept its wooden floors and dusted its antique furniture.

Winter 2008

Learning the Ropes—and Stairs

Learning the Ropes—and Stairs

Orientation helps first years air anxieties, build sense of community

First-year orientation helps air anxieties, build sense of community.

Fall 2008

A Walk on the Lawn

A Walk on the Lawn

Nearly 6,400 degrees were conferred during Final Exercises on May 18. For the first time in University history, more than 10 percent of the graduates were international students.

Fall 2008

The Evolution of Honor

The Evolution of Honor

Enduring Principle, Changing Times

The 'community of trust' traces its origins to the first students, but the Honor System has taken some twists and turns over the years.

Spring 2008

According to Custom

According to Custom

Student Traditions at Virginia

As revered as the University's traditions are, some change with the times and others fade away entirely. Here's a look at just a few.

Fall 2007

The Queen

The Queen

Mrs. Alfred E. Walker, "the Queen," shaped social life at the University for 35 years.

Summer 2007

Page 6 of 7 pages ‹ First  < 4 5 6 7 > 

Highlights

Scaling Up

Scaling Up

A law school climb to Everest base camp could set a new baseline in global learning.

Decoding Honor

Decoding Honor

What 99 years of never-before compiled data reveal about the UVA Honor System.