Topic: Student Life

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A Day in the (Busy) Life

A Day in the (Busy) Life

For many UVA students, time constraints are a delicate balance. For student-athletes, it can be even more so.

Second-year basketball player Jocelyn Willoughby takes readers through a typical day full of school and sports.

Spring 2018

A Place to Remember

A Place to Remember

A new space between Clemons and Alderman libraries provides a place for students to reflect.

Spring 2018

Antiwar Stories

Antiwar Stories

May Days, 1970: The week that would change UVA forever

May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever, through the eyes of those who were there.

Spring 2018

Going Out on Top

Going Out on Top

A quick look at some of the class of 2018’s student leaders

Learn about UVA's Student Council president, the Honor Committee and University Judiciary Committee chairs, the editor-in-chief of the Cavalier Daily, and the co-chairs of the Housing & Residence Life program.

Winter 2017

Griddle Me This

Griddle Me This

Our scoop on the double-doughnut tradition that lives on—the Grillswith.

For decades, it cheered our hearts, warmed our blood and hardened our arteries. The origin story and afterlife of the Grillswith. And also the recipe.

Fall 2017

How Lawnies Are Made

How Lawnies Are Made

It’s a lot harder than it used to be

Nabbing one of the 54 rooms on the Lawn is tougher than ever.

Fall 2017

Welcome, Class of 2021

Welcome, Class of 2021

Here’s a look at the incoming class by the numbers

Nearly 90 percent of incoming first-years were in the top tenth of their graduating high school class. Check out the class by the numbers.

Fall 2017

UVA to Award Warmbier Posthumous Degree

UVA to Award Warmbier Posthumous Degree

UVA student Otto Warmbier (Com ’17), who died after spending 17 months in North Korean captivity, will receive a bachelor of arts degree in economics.

Fall 2017

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

UVA team’s discovery of elusive dwarf galaxies provides critical support for a theory of creations

Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.

Summer 2017

News Briefs

News Briefs

Summer 2017

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.

Summer 2017

Streak Show

Streak Show

A tradition that’s still cool but often chilly

An update on a running University tradition, stripped to its bare essentials.

Spring 2017

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

One-time, short-notice seminars touch on topical issues

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.

Spring 2017

Student Awards Roundup

Student Awards Roundup

Two Rhodes scholars, three Marshall scholars and three recipients of the 2017 Hannah Graham Memorial Award share their exciting study abroad plans.

Spring 2017

London Calling

London Calling

The pilot program will take 20 first-year students to Regent’s University London for their first semester, giving them a unique global experience before they move to Grounds.

Spring 2017

The Jefferson Curating Society

The Jefferson Curating Society

At long last, the oldest student group on Grounds agrees to share a treasure trove of UVA history.

In the end, the need to preserve the artifacts of UVA’s oldest student group was beyond debate.

Winter 2016

Person to Person

Person to Person

The Mead Money program helps students and faculty bond outside the classroom

The Mead Money program encourages faculty to form strong bonds with students outside the classroom by paying for their lunch.

Winter 2016

Pulp Fact

Pulp Fact

You can still get your hands on a student newspaper

UVA student publications grapple with the same print vs. online issues that preoccupy the rest of the newspaper industry.

Winter 2016

Playing Dress-up

Playing Dress-up

100 years of costumes at UVA

Take a look at costumes at UVA from 1907 to the present, with commentary from UVA drama professor Gweneth West.

October 17, 2016

Drawing the Elite

Drawing the Elite

Ridley program helps diversify student body

The Alumni Association’s Ridley Scholarship Fund helps the University compete with other top schools to attract elite African-American students.

Fall 2016

Eat to Compete

Eat to Compete

The diets of student-athletes

Director of Sports Nutrition Randy Bird helps students plan healthy diets to achieve their full potential. Here’s a look at what athletes actually eat.

Fall 2016

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Scaling Up

Scaling Up

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