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’Hoos in Tokyo

’Hoos in Tokyo

Here’s a look at our most recent Olympians: current and former UVA athletes and coaches who competed in the delayed 2020 Olympic Games.

Fall 2021

Starvation for wages

Starvation for wages

13 days in a decadeslong battle

The decadeslong battle for a living wage reached a crescendo in 2012, when 26 students went on a hunger strike.

Summer 2021

Winning Pool

Winning Pool

Women’s swimming and diving joined the ranks of NCAA title winners just as men’s basketball ended its reign.

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

Pep Banned

Pep Banned

The pep band’s 30 years of scrambling on the edge

For 30 years, UVA’s scrambling Pep Band managed to stay one punchline ahead of the authorities.

Spring 2021

Making the most of a COVID situation

Making the most of a COVID situation

How some UVA notables found comfort and escape in a hard year

In a hard year, some UVA notables found comfort and escape in books, music, movies and the woods. Here are the good things that have helped them through.

Spring 2021

College life in quarantine

College life in quarantine

For some UVA students, isolation and quarantine have brought new challenges to an already unusual year.

Spring 2021

A legacy on the court

A legacy on the court

1981 men's basketball team reflects 40 years on

Forty years ago, UVA’s basketball team rose to No. 1 for the first time, paving the way for the top-ranking teams of recent years.

Spring 2021

BOV Blesses Racial Equity Plan

BOV Blesses Racial Equity Plan

More diversity, less Confederacy

UVA’s board votes for more diversity, less Confederacy and new context for a Jefferson statue.

September 30, 2020

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Highlights

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.

’Hoos in Tokyo

’Hoos in Tokyo

Here’s a look at our most recent Olympians: current and former UVA athletes and coaches who competed in the delayed 2020 Olympic Games.