Department: Student Life

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Dining halls offer students more options than ever

The bounty of dishes available at the University’s dining halls could easily be mistaken for a gourmet restaurant.

Winter 2009

Seeing Voices

Seeing Voices

Deaf and hard of hearing students thrive at UVA

I watch as it dawns on him that I’ve been reading his lips. His eyes flicker to my ears, where the casing and tubes of my hearing aids are visible if you look closely.

Fall 2009

Landlocked? No Problem, Dude

Landlocked? No Problem, Dude

Surf Club members hit the road to catch waves

There is little chance that six-foot swells would ever break in the Dell pond, but members of the Surf Club would be the first to catch them if they do.

Summer 2009

Secret Society

Secret Society

Students share their innermost fears and desires

The project caught the attention of two students, Courtney Mallow (Col ’10) and James Burney (Col ’09), who are the co-directors of the Arts & Enrichment Committee, a part of the University Programs Council. After inviting Warren to visit the University, they solicited secrets from their fellow students and created an exhibit of the cards they’d collected to coincide with his appearance.

Winter 2008

Learning the Ropes—and Stairs

Learning the Ropes—and Stairs

Orientation helps first years air anxieties, build sense of community

First-year orientation helps air anxieties, build sense of community.

Fall 2008

All Aboard the Campaign Trail

All Aboard the Campaign Trail

College Republicans and University Democrats

College students have historically been dismissed as unreliable by pundits and political advisers. At the polls, their numbers tend to be disappointingly low. But these students are clearly not the fickle supporters that political strategists have assumed.

Summer 2008

Fight Clubs

Fight Clubs

The hook of martial arts

The University is home to a number of martial arts clubs that range from the traditional to UVA's own Mushin Jitsu.

Spring 2008

Dorm Chic

Dorm Chic

The abode away from home

Current students talk about the money and effort involved in making a dorm room a personalized space.

Winter 2006

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Highlights

Admissions Interview

Admissions Interview

The head of enrollment talks about what UVA looks for in applicants, including when they’re children of alumni.

Rumblings at Emmet-Ivy

Rumblings at Emmet-Ivy

Work has begun on a vital connector between Central Grounds and North Grounds that will serve as a new gateway to UVA.

Vox Alumni: Longitude and Attitudes

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.