Topic: Student Life
For 30 years, UVA’s scrambling Pep Band managed to stay one punchline ahead of the authorities.
Making the most of a COVID situation
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.
College life in quarantine
For some UVA students, isolation and quarantine have brought new challenges to an already unusual year.
A legacy on the court
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.
UVA tightens Covid rules as cases rise
In-person classes continue amid early detection of dorm clusters.
September 30, 2020
BOV Blesses Racial Equity Plan
UVA’s board votes for more diversity, less Confederacy and new context for a Jefferson statue.
September 30, 2020
UVA set to open for in-person classes Sept. 8
University leadership addresses concerns, details data that went into decision-making.
August 31, 2020
New task force prioritizes racial equity, and speed
UVA’s president gave a new racial equity action team a bold charge and a tight deadline.
It was about time: A timeline of women at UVA
Our timeline follows women’s 200-year journey for influence, an education and equality at UVA.
How women found their place at Mr. Jefferson’s University
Women talk about what it was like in those early years of coeducation.
Not Without a Fight
Before granting women full admission to the College, UVA needed a little persuading—in the form of a federal lawsuit.
Meet the Class of 2021’s student organization leaders
From Honor chair to editor of the Cav Daily, these students are going out on top.
UVA Delays In-Person Start
Plans for a different kind of fall sharpen into focus as the semester approaches.
It’s a fraught business rolling out new sports branding
Before the revamped Cavalier and V-sabres, there was
Masks, social distancing, personal symptom tracking will mark return to school in August
University releases detailed plan for fall semester.
June 29, 2020
Where Were You When … ?
Across six decades, alumni recall the exact moment history intersected with their time on Grounds.
Coping with quarantine
UVA works to accommodate students facing hardships after pandemic shuts Grounds down.
The surreal semester and what comes after
From the spring quarantine to the fall quandary, how UVA is confronting the coronavirus.
The season didn’t end. It stopped.
Student athletes come to terms with all that seemed within their grasp.
Ryan, Magill discuss the COVID Crisis
Our interview with UVA’s president and provost—from a distance.
April 6, 2020
Mortarboard messages stand out from the crowds
When it comes to walking the Lawn, some students wear their hearts on their caps.
Moving down the field
UVA football celebrates best back-to-back seasons in more than a decade.