In addition to the difficult task of rebuilding the foundation of the building, the Rotunda was brought up to date on WiFi and other tech.
The Rotunda has always suffered from a leaky roof. From tin-coated shingles to painted copper, learn how the problem was finally solved.
See how workers were able to hoist more than two tons of glass to the top of the Rotunda's dome to replace the historic oculus.
The updated Rotunda clock provides automatic seasonal changes and the ability to restore time after a power failure, among other features.
One of the more visible features of the restoration are the replacement capitals, commissioned from Italy using Jefferson's original specifications.
The Miller Center has some history lessons for the next commander-in-chief. Will he use them? Will she?
A doctor is convincing MLB players about the advantage of sleep.
Media Studies Professor William Little teaches political theory, history, sociology and psychology, all through the lens of AMC drama “Breaking Bad.”
School of Commerce alum Teddy Sears turned from his family’s athletic dynasty to pursue a business career, but somehow found himself acting instead. Here’s why.
A sampling of recently published books by UVA alumni and faculty, available for purchase at the UVA bookstore.
Eliza Gilligan’s job is to keep the University’s vast treasure trove of scholarly materials “usable, movable, durable [and] functional” for future students and researchers.
James Hingeley, UVA Law School alum, retired this August after 25 years in public service. Here’s why he turned aside from his many opportunities at major NYC law firms.
When asked how she comes up with story ideas, author Kim Brooks to points to a lesson learned from one of her UVA professors about asking questions.
The Alumni Association’s Ridley Scholarship Fund helps the University compete with other top schools to attract elite African-American students.
Hall of Fame men’s lacrosse coach Dom Starsia’s impressive stats from a 24-year career run at UVA include 274 victories, the most in ACC history.
Men’s tennis wins their second consecutive NCAA championship this year and the women’s team’s Danielle Collins wins her second national title.
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.
UVA's 64 club sports teams compete against other colleges, and often bring home championship trophies. Here's a look at four top-performing club teams.
Behavioral epigenetics is the study of how emotional trauma can affect the genes passed down to the next generation, and the study of prairie voles can shed some light on this phenomenon in humans.
Next year’s entering class will be piloting the new curriculum design, the first major change at UVA in over 40 years. Here’s the breakdown of what to expect.
In May, President Teresa Sullivan, along with several UVA deans, took a 12-day trip throughout Asia to meet with university leaders, alumni, students and government officials.
The University is taking another step toward a better understanding of the brain through its newest initiative: the UVA Brain Institute. Here’s what they hope to accomplish through cross-Grounds collaboration in the field of neuroscience.
University Advancement and the Women’s Center gain new leadership; new leaders appointed to the Board of Visitors; two distinguished Writers-in-Residence come to Grounds.
The single sanction’s razor-thin survival of a student vote has prompted the Honor Committee to appoint a study commission, the first such comprehensive review of the University of Virginia Honor System since 2000.
Visitors to UVA’s Fralin Museum of Art can view Warhol’s “Saint Apollonia,” celebrity portraits such as the famous Marilyn Monroe, pieces from his “Cowboys and Indians” series and more in the museum’s current exhibit, “Andy Warhol: Icons.”