• How well do you know Grounds?

    Think you know UVA’s Grounds? Take our 15-photo quiz to prove it!

  • Streak Show

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

  • Big Bands

    Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

Spring 2017

Spring 2017

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

Table of Contents

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  • Big Bands: A look at concerts on Grounds through the decades

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.

Sensors & Sensibility

Sensors & Sensibility

At what point do wearable health sensors dehumanize patients? Learn about the abilities and limitations of these advanced detection methods through the eyes of science and sociology.

Streak Show

Streak Show

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

Big Bands

Big Bands

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

Theatre of the Macabre

Theatre of the Macabre

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

’Hoo Are You?

’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.

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.

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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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UVA at the Taj Mahal

This a picture of me, Lindsey Jensen (Col ’13, left), my sister, Nicole Jensen, and...

Big Bands

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to...

Quotes

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[Jefferson] was, like almost all humans, a complex person and very much of his own time and society. At the same time, he sometimes had a rare capacity to think beyond that time and society (while often falling short in promoting the changes that his insights demanded).

Professor Alan S. Taylor, history department

Blue Ridge School - May 2017