From the Grounds Up
Construction crews are in high gear on Grounds, but the construction of UVA has been a centuries-long process. Here’s a look at the history of buildings across Grounds.
Meet the gardeners, arborists and landscape architects working behind the scenes to maintain UVA’s sprawling Grounds
Archi-texts: A book tour of Grounds
Here are some books about UVA architecture by architects, historians and professors that show Thomas Jefferson’s vision and how it has continued to inform the architecture of Grounds.
Tragedy Strikes UVA
A collection of stories explaining what happened at UVA on Nov. 13—and the sorrow and support that followed.
The Night Of
It began as the quintessential college field trip. It ended with three shot dead, two wounded and a student charged with murder. What happened?
12 Hours in the Dark
Shots fired, then doors locked, and students sheltered with their fears
The Joy, the Love, the Light
The profound loss and legacies of Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and D’Sean Perry
The Bee Keeper
New York Times puzzle editor Sam Ezersky responded to our questions with anagrams—several of them, specially designed for UVA alumni.
Making a Mountain into an O-Hill
The wellspring for the founding, and where UVA split the atom, behold the fantastical history of Mount Jefferson.
It’s Not Easy Being Dean
The role comes with a giant set of responsibilities. Here’s a look at some of UVA’s famous (and infamous) deans of the past.
Our No. 1 Top-Ranked Best Story on Rankings
See exactly where UVA stacks up against the competition.
Honor Up Close
Roger Martin made a convincing case not to cheat in his class. Or so you would have thought.
That Good Old Stuff of Wahoowa
From surgical tools to old-school parking tags and concert passes, these quirky keepsakes represent UVA to nine alumni and their families.
See how familiar spots on Grounds have changed over the years
Compare old-school photos with modern snapshots of the same places—from the Corner to Carr’s Hill—to see how they’ve evolved since your time at UVA.
June 23, 2022
After Mendenhall’s sudden departure, the Tony Elliott era dawns
The former Clemson assistant takes the reins.
Got a coat? We look back at memorable storms in UVA history
Let us take you back to when the rains came down, the snows piled up and the Grounds shook beneath your feet. You’ll need a coat.
Best of 2021
Here are some of Virginia Magazine’s most popular—and most talked-about—stories of last year. From the late Pep Band to our latest poll, from UVA’s first medalist to our newest Olympians, take a look, or even a second look.
December 9, 2021
Historic NCAA change lets UVA athletes profit from their names, images and likenesses
A once-unthinkable NCAA rules change lets UVA athletes cash in on their name, image and likeness. It can mean big bucks, or at least pay for books.
Vox Alumni: Longitude and Attitudes
We mapped alumni views of UVA across a 50-year span of class years. From Jefferson to Honor to left vs. right, the results are more complex and contoured than what you might expect.
The head of enrollment talks about what UVA looks for in applicants, including when they’re children of alumni.
The Class of 2025 in Their Own Words
Excerpts from admission essays for incoming first-years