Hero or Villain, Both and Neither
A Pulitzer historian assesses what we are to make of UVA’s founder, 200 years hence.
The Class of the Classroom
At a University that raises teaching to an art form, we applaud some of the virtuosos.
What Lies Ahead for Higher Ed
UVA has clear advantages entering its next century. That doesn’t mean it’s going to be easy.
On Common Grounds
The giants among us: A roundup of alumni who walked from the Lawn to prominence.
Study up on the twists and turns of UVA's history, from the laying of the cornerstone to the inauguration of the ninth president.
Living Legends: The Trees of Grounds
With photography from last fall's peak color, we’ve been waiting a year to tell you this story.
The Carla Williams Playbook
To new Athletic Director Carla Williams, football isn’t the only thing. It’s everything.
Pardon Our French
Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.
The Exit Interview
Teresa A. Sullivan talks with us about her presidency with characteristic grit and grace.
Forget everything you know about required classes. The College rethinks curriculum.
Along winding walkways and serpentine walls, our photo essay leads you down the gardens’ paths.
Faces of Grounds
They have long tenure, but they don’t grade and they don’t judge. They make you feel at home.
May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever, through the eyes of those who were there.
Excavation uncovers a dilemma: Should the colonnade be the bright white of our time or the unpainted tan of Jefferson’s?
Calm Amid the Chaos
From meditation to monitoring social media: How the UVA E.R. team prepared for the worst of a tragic weekend’s violence.
When Speech Meets Hate
The First Amendment was a major player in the events of August 11/12. A UVA legal expert shows how, and also asks some whys.
A doctor thought she’d donate blankets and socks during Hurricane Harvey and ended up contributing so much more.
Getting a Read on Ryan
UVA's incoming president checked all the boxes the search committee was looking for. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to the student experience.
Quests & Answers
From workplace productivity to global health, from cybersecurity to yogurt serenity, UVA researchers reached across disciplines, schools and the world.
Griddle Me This
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.
Exactly what he didn’t want. Exactly what UVA needed.
Finding the University’s first president took 80 years—give-or-take, heeding Jefferson, or not.
The First President
UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.
Visitor in Chief
The Board of Visitors’ new rector talks about where we’re going, how he likes to manage and what he’s looking for in the next president.
North of Eden
Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.
The quiet spaces inside UVA’s 14 libraries take on new relevance in the digital age.