Topic: History, Traditions & Grounds

Academical Village Charlottesville Grounds & the Physical Plant Honor Mr. Jefferson Past generations & bygone eras Student Self-Governance
Remembrances from War Years

Remembrances from War Years

An alumna who studied engineering shares a few memories

An alumna who studied engineering shares a few memories

April 13, 2011

Meet the Presidents

Meet the Presidents

A new exhibit illuminates the leaders of the University

Illustrating the lives and times of the eight presidents of the University

March 16, 2011

Top Stories of 2010

Top Stories of 2010

Marked by record-breaking weather, devastating tragedy, and a change in leadership, 2010 was a watershed year for UVA.

January 17, 2011

All the Hoos in Hooville

All the Hoos in Hooville

Celebrating a decade of light

In celebration of a decade of the Lighting of the Lawn, we asked members of the UVA community to share their holiday wishes for the University.

December 14, 2010

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

Then and Now

Then and Now

An illustrated journey through time

This illustrated journey through time provides a revealing perspective on UVA history.

Spring 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

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Highlights

It’s Not Easy Being Dean

It’s Not Easy Being Dean

The role comes with a giant set of responsibilities. Here’s a look at some of UVA’s famous (and infamous) deans of the past.

The Bee Keeper

The Bee Keeper

New York Times puzzle editor Sam Ezersky responded to our questions with anagrams—several of them, specially designed for UVA alumni.