Department: Student Life

Meet UVA’s 2023 student leaders

Meet UVA’s 2023 student leaders

These bright young minds have bold plans, from restoring rigor back to Honor to securing scholarships for descendants of enslaved laborers.

Summer/Fall 2022

College life in quarantine

College life in quarantine

For some UVA students, isolation and quarantine have brought new challenges to an already unusual year.

Spring 2021

Coping with quarantine

Coping with quarantine

UVA makes accommodations for students facing hardships

UVA works to accommodate students facing hardships after pandemic shuts Grounds down.

Summer 2020

Match Madness

Match Madness

When a med student’s future all comes down to an envelope

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

Summer 2019

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

E-School helps ideas get to marketplace

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.

Fall 2018

Honor Allows a Fuller Confession

Honor Allows a Fuller Confession

Now, even unrelated offenses can find grace

A recent vote allows Informed Retraction's protection from expulsion to protect more broadly.

Summer 2018

A Day in the (Busy) Life

A Day in the (Busy) Life

For many UVA students, time constraints are a delicate balance. For student-athletes, it can be even more so.

Second-year basketball player Jocelyn Willoughby takes readers through a typical day full of school and sports.

Spring 2018

Going Out on Top

Going Out on Top

A quick look at some of the class of 2018’s student leaders

Learn about UVA's Student Council president, the Honor Committee and University Judiciary Committee chairs, the editor-in-chief of the Cavalier Daily, and the co-chairs of the Housing & Residence Life program.

Winter 2017

How Lawnies Are Made

How Lawnies Are Made

It’s a lot harder than it used to be

Nabbing one of the 54 rooms on the Lawn is tougher than ever.

Fall 2017

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

One-time, short-notice seminars touch on topical issues

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.

Spring 2017

Pulp Fact

Pulp Fact

You can still get your hands on a student newspaper

UVA student publications grapple with the same print vs. online issues that preoccupy the rest of the newspaper industry.

Winter 2016

Change of Course

Change of Course

College experiments with major curriculum reform

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.

Fall 2016

Start Me Up

Start Me Up

Student entrepreneurship takes many forms at UVA

UVA offers students many opportunities for entrepreneurship, from a new interdisciplinary minor to HackCville and the i.Lab.

Summer 2016

Follow That Guide

Follow That Guide

University Guide Service tells UVA tradition and history

The University Guide Service is student self-governance in action. UGuides give tours integrating encyclopedic knowledge of the University with their own experiences, and they don’t shy away from tough questions.

Spring 2016

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Students train for wilderness search and rescue missions

UVA's Blue Ridge Mountain Rescue Group specializes in conducting and managing search and rescue operations for lost people and aircraft. See how they learn to carry an injured subject to safety.

Winter 2015

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Highlights

Honor Up Close

Honor Up Close

Roger Martin made a convincing case not to cheat in his class. Or so you would have thought.