• Streak Show

    An update on a running University tradition, stripped to its bare essentials.

  • ’Hoo Are You?

    The University of Virginia has more than 230,000 living alumni. Take a look at how alumni demographics have changed over the past six decades, as well as where alumni live and what they do professionally.

  • Unquoting Jefferson

    At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

  • Pigments of Your Imagination

    Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.

  • Theatre of the Macabre

    Jefferson’s Anatomical Theatre gave way to grave robbers, the student Cadaver Society and, eventually, the wrecking ball.

Spring 2017

Spring 2017

Your UVA Coloring Book; Grounds Anatomy; Jefferson Unquoted; Streaking Exposed—and more!

Table of Contents

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Highlights

Pigments of Your Imagination

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

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.

Streak Show

Streak Show

An update on a running University tradition, stripped to its bare essentials.

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

’Hoos in the NBA

’Hoos in the NBA

Get to know some of the UVA athletes who trained with Coach Tony Bennett and went on to play professional basketball.

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

Video

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Fixer of Books

Fixer of Books

Eliza Gilligan’s job is to keep the University’s vast treasure trove of scholarly materials “usable, movable, durable [and] functional” for future students and researchers.

Videography by Jon Combs

Radio Music Society

Radio Music Society

Students in UVA’s Radio Music Society arrange pop songs for string quartets. From arrangement to final performance, see one group interpret Major Lazer’s “Be Together.”

Photo Gallery

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Quotes

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While there are sharp differences of opinion, what’s encouraging is the respect and the courtesy that both sides seem to have for one another in this discussion. There seems to be a remarkable amount of civility, and that’s something that seems to be diminishing ... on college campuses in the last few years.

J. Joshua Wheeler, director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression

Bookstore - March 2017