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Measured in Degrees

Measured in Degrees

Which majors are hotter than others, going back 20-plus years

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.

April 16, 2018

Bowl Bites

Bowl Bites

Virginia is going bowling! Here are some UVA football lines you can casually but knowingly drop into conversation at your next cocktail party.

December 8, 2017

UVA 200: Bicentennial Launch Celebrations

UVA 200: Bicentennial Launch Celebrations

Highlights from the launch events

On Friday, October 6, 2017, tens of thousands of students and alumni joined on the Lawn to join in the launch of the University’s Bicentennial celebration.

October 16, 2017

Predictions for the Future of Higher Education

Predictions for the Future of Higher Education

As UVA celebrates its first 200 years, administrators weigh in on what’s next

In honor of UVA’s bicentennial, we asked some administrators what they think UVA—and higher education—will look like in 25–50 years.

October 16, 2017

An Outpouring Pours In

An Outpouring Pours In

A small sampling of alumni reactions to the August 2017 violence in Charlottesville.

August 17, 2017

Fighting Fire with Fellowship

Fighting Fire with Fellowship

The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.

August 17, 2017

Aftermath

Aftermath

News, information, resources and more in the wake of recent events.

August 17, 2017

Summer on Grounds

Summer on Grounds

When all goes well, life at UVA in the summer is quiet. But that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening. Here’s a snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer.

August 16, 2017

Presidential History

Presidential History

A look back at those who led UVA

As the Board of Visitors searches for the University’s ninth president, take a look back at the first eight—the challenges they faced and their lasting imprints.

June 29, 2017

Jenifer Andrasko named UVA Alumni Association CEO

Jenifer Andrasko named UVA Alumni Association CEO

Leadership expert, ex-Navy pilot to be Alumni Association’s first woman president

Corporate executive and management expert Jenifer Andrasko, a former U.S. Navy pilot, mission commander and NATO officer, will be the University of Virginia Alumni Association’s next president and CEO.

April 24, 2017

Big Bands

Big Bands

A look at concerts on Grounds through the decades

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

April 14, 2017

’Hoo Are You?

’Hoo Are You?

A look at UVA’s alumni, by the numbers

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.

February 14, 2017

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Highlights

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?

Measured in Degrees

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.

Tom the Builder

Tom the Builder

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