• 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.

  • 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.

  • Color Bind

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

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

Greeks Bearing Gifts

Greeks Bearing Gifts

From scholarships to Rotunda restoration, Greek organizations are giving back and standing out in a big way.

A Place to Remember

A Place to Remember

A new space between Clemons and Alderman libraries provides a place for students to reflect.

Tom the Builder

Tom the Builder

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

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater

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.

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.

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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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We do take preparedness very seriously to empower people and to minimize suffering, and I'm very proud of that.

Tom Berry, emergency management director for the UVA Health System

VREP - May 2018