The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.
A small sampling of alumni reactions to the August 2017 violence in Charlottesville.
News, information, resources and more in the wake of recent events.
When all goes well, life at UVA in the summer is quiet. But that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening. Here’s a snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer.
UVA Alumni Association President Jenifer Andrasko comments on recent events in Charlottesville.
As the Board of Visitors searches for the University’s ninth president, take a look back at the first eight—the challenges they faced and their lasting imprints.
Think you know UVA’s Grounds? Take our 15-photo quiz to prove it!
Corporate executive and management expert Jenifer Andrasko, a former U.S. Navy pilot, mission commander and NATO officer, will be the University of Virginia Alumni Association’s next president and CEO.
Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.
The University of Virginia has more than 230,000 living alumni. Take a look at how alumni demographics have changed over the past six decades, as well as where alumni live and what they do professionally.
After more than 11 years as president and CEO of the University of Virginia Alumni Association, Tom Faulders (Col ’71) announced plans to retire in June.
Having lost his best player in Malcolm Brogdon (Col ’15, Batten ’16), as well as other key cogs, Coach Tony Bennett believes Virginia has a long ways to go to live up to its billing as a top-10 team and possible Final Four contender. Fortunately, he still has fourth-year point guard London Perrantes (Col ’17).
Here’s a quick overview of career resources available to alumni. Plus, here’s how alumni can help students explore career possibilities.
Take a look at costumes at UVA from 1907 to the present, with commentary from UVA drama professor Gweneth West.
See some of the hidden remnants uncovered during the Rotunda restoration, including a chemical hearth and cistern.
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.
Take a by-the-numbers look at the class of 2020 as well as previous classes, with data from the University’s Office of Institutional Assessment and Studies.
Take a look at how some of the most familiar spots have changed—or remained the same—over time.
Take a look back at how Final Exercises have been celebrated in the past century.
The 2016 Men’s Basketball season ended with a heartbreaker, but the record will show the amazing trajectory Coach Tony Bennett’s team took.
From historical markers to scoreboards and stock tickers, here’s a look at some of the ways we mark time on Grounds.