Department: Features

What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath

Maintaining a network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for UVA’s facilities workers

Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for UVA’s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.

Winter 2014

Making the Case for College

Making the Case for College

A conversation with Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that UVA can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.

Winter 2014

Any Given Saturday

Any Given Saturday

Behind the scenes at Scott Stadium

Go behind the scenes at Scott Stadium for a look at the inner workings of a Cavaliers football game.

Fall 2014

Better Living Through Architecture

Better Living Through Architecture

UVA's Center for Design and Health is working to improve environments around the world

The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.

Fall 2014

The Voice of His Generation

The Voice of His Generation

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian fights for a free and open Internet

Since launching Reddit.com with his dorm mate Steve Huffman (Engr ’05), Alexis Ohanian (Com ’05) has emerged as the face and voice against government restrictions on the Internet.

Fall 2014

Object Lesson

Object Lesson

Telling the history of UVA one piece at a time

Telling the history of UVA one piece at a time.

Summer 2014

Old School

Old School

The Photographs of Ed Roseberry

It's likely that no one has taken more pictures of University life than Ed Roseberry. Here are just a few of the photos that earned him the nickname "Flash."

Spring 2006

Capital Improvements

Capital Improvements

Next phase of Rotunda renovation promises to breathe new life into iconic building

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

Spring 2014

The Truth About Teenagers

The Truth About Teenagers

UVA researchers finding teen years actually rich with energy, imagination

What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.

Spring 2014

From the Heart

From the Heart

Faculty and staff talk about going the extra mile

Faculty and staff talk about what motivates them to help.

Spring 2014

Labor of Love

Labor of Love

Alumnus Daniel Jones puts his heart into "Modern Love" column

Stories of love arrive by the thousands every year in the email inbox of Daniel Jones (Col ’85).

Spring 2014

Q&A with Tina Fey

Q&A with Tina Fey

Tina Fey answers questions from alumni

Tina Fey answers questions from alumni.

Winter 2013

The Road Back

The Road Back

While on a volunteer trip to Panama in 2011, first-year student Kasey Crute dove into a swimming hole. As soon as she descended below the water's surface, she felt her head hit and then a shock, like a vibration.

Winter 2013

Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous early years

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

Winter 2013

Girl Most Likely

Girl Most Likely

The making of Tina Fey

The making of Tina Fey, as told by Fey's friends, professors and Fey herself.

Winter 2013

The Science of Reincarnation

The Science of Reincarnation

UVA psychiatrist Jim Tucker investigates children’s claims of past lives

UVA scientist explores children’s memories of past lives

Winter 2013

Looking Back to Look Ahead

Looking Back to Look Ahead

Study of nursing history provides insight into future of health care

The Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry provides insight into the future of health care.

Fall 2013

The Kennedy Effect

The Kennedy Effect

Political science professor Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics

Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics.

Fall 2013

Home-Court Advantage

Home-Court Advantage

New squash facility among the nation’s best

UVA's new squash facility is among the nation's best.

Fall 2013

Serious Cinema

Serious Cinema

At the Virginia Film Festival, the main star is the art of filmmaking itself

At the Virginia Film Festival, the main star is the art of filmmaking itself.

Fall 2013

Beyond the Names

Beyond the Names

What are the stories behind the dorm names on Grounds?

The stories of the men and women behind the dorm names on Grounds.

Summer 2013

Medicine for the Soul

Medicine for the Soul

Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the UVA Hospital

Photo Essay: Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the UVA Hospital.

Summer 2013

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

UVA's Young Women Leaders Program goes global

The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.

Summer 2013

The Secret Life of Plants and Trees

The Secret Life of Plants and Trees

Blandy Farm director describes nature’s silent strategies for survival

Learn about the defense mechanisms of some of nature's most cunning survivors.

Summer 2013

What's the Big Idea?

What’s the Big Idea?

UVA research that could change the world

From superfast rocket engines to a book on common sense, here's a look at some UVA research that could change the world.

Summer 2013

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Highlights

Match Madness

Match Madness

After years of hard work, medical students find their future in an envelope.