• Kathy McGruder hugs Nicole White (Engr ’21) and Maya Carter (Col ’21) at Newcomb Hall

    Faces of Grounds

    They have long tenure, but they don’t grade and they don’t judge. They make you feel at home.

  • Measured in Degrees

    UVA will confer another several thousand diplomas this spring. We’ve broken down past years’ academic degrees by disciplines. Take a look, and maybe a few clicks, at our interactive charts to explore the two-decade trends in subject-matter popularity.

  • Thousands protested at UVA during the first week of May in 1970.

    Antiwar Stories

    May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever, through the eyes of those who were there.

Spring 2018

Spring 2018

May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever. // Should the Lawn colonnade be bright white or oatmeal tan? // The staffers that make UVA feel like a home.

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Highlights

Learning to Grow

Learning to Grow

A January Term class teaches students to ask better questions and to be open to challenge in school and in life.

Color Bind

Color Bind

Excavation uncovers a dilemma: Should the colonnade be the bright white of our time or the unpainted tan of Jefferson’s?

Faces of Grounds

Faces of Grounds

They have long tenure, but they don’t grade and they don’t judge. They make you feel at home.

Tom the Builder

Tom the Builder

Thomas Jefferson was a visionary leader--and a meticulous construction manager.

The Whole Package

The Whole Package

The Cavaliers have proven consistent throughout the season, even without an all-star, and they hope their versatility holds up in the tournaments.

Celebrating University Hall

Celebrating University Hall

U-Hall was home to UVA basketball for 41 years. Celebrate some of the sports victories and other highlights in this retrospective.

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Making the Shots

Making the Shots

Go behind the scenes with longtime UVA sports photographer Matt Riley, from a day of fun studio shoots to an exciting men’s basketball game at JPJ.
Banding Together

Banding Together

Follow the Cavalier Marching Band through a UVA football game week.

Photo Gallery

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Quotes

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I don't aspire to be a university president, generally, but I am intensely interested in being the president of UVA.

Jim Ryan, UVA's president-elect

Monticello - May 2018