Department: Features

Where Were You When … ?

Where Were You When … ?

Alumni recall the exact moment history intersected with their time on Grounds

Across six decades, alumni recall the exact moment history intersected with their time on Grounds.

Summer 2020

‘I made a good magazine’

‘I made a good magazine’

Former Esquire editor David Granger (Grad '81) sits down with us on his way to the Hall of Fame

On his way to the Hall of Fame, legendary Esquire editor David Granger (Grad '81) sat down with us for a Q&A, Esquire-style.

Spring 2020

Carr’s Hill reopens

Carr’s Hill reopens

A UVA landmark comes back to life following a rich history and a $14M renovation

Spring 2020

The Jefferson Progression

The Jefferson Progression

How historians keep changing their view of the founder

Historians write about a very different Thomas Jefferson now. Four new books show how different.

Winter 2019

Scaling Up

Scaling Up

A quest to take experiential learning to new heights

A law school climb to Everest base camp could set a new baseline in global learning.

Summer 2019

Net Positive

Net Positive

How disaster begot destiny

How defeat drove a team to destiny.

Summer 2019

Life Coach

Life Coach

The words of Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett, in his own words

Summer 2019

Everyone Plays

Everyone Plays

A team effort, player-by-player

Man-to-man coverage of the team

Summer 2019

Decoding Honor

Decoding Honor

What 99 years of data say about the Honor System

What 99 years of never-before compiled data reveal about the UVA Honor System.

Summer 2019

Clutch Moments

Clutch Moments

Sitting down? Here’s what the Cardiac Cavs put us through

Four reasons they’re called “Cardiac Cavs.”

Summer 2019

Beyond Blackface

Beyond Blackface

A look back reveals history of racism in University publications

Recent political scandals prompted Corks & Curls to look for a new name. They also had us looking through our own back issues.

Summer 2019

The George Welsh Way

The George Welsh Way

Hall-of-Fame coach turned UVA’s football program around—and then stayed

George Welsh remade UVA football and saw it through for 19 seasons.

Spring 2019

Nevermore

Nevermore

The stolen treasures of Alderman Library

The purloined treasures of the library vault: an inside look at a suspected inside job.

Spring 2019

Library Renewal

Library Renewal

Alderman plans a $160M next edition, with a new back cover

How the planned $160M renovation of Alderman stacks up.

Spring 2019

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