Topic: Students

First-Gens First

First-Gens First

Students whose parents didn’t go to college become a higher priority

Why UVA is putting new focus on students whose parents never went to college.

Spring 2019

A World of Color

A World of Color

Student’s coloring book puts inspirational and everyday women on the same pages

Student’s coloring book puts inspirational and everyday women on the same pages.

Spring 2019

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

E-School helps ideas get to marketplace

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.

Fall 2018

Authors of Their Own Destiny

Admissions essays offer insights into UVA’s newest class—and how they got here

Let these personal insights bring to life a few of those who will call UVA “home” this fall.

August 2, 2018

Welcome, Class of 2022

Here’s a preliminary look at the incoming first-year class by the numbers

More than 3,800 first-years will join the Wahoo family this fall. Dig into some of the numbers that shape the Class of 2022.

Fall 2018

Infrequently Asked Questions

Infrequently Asked Questions

We’ve got answers, even if nobody was asking.

Even if you’re not physically strolling the Lawn, let this list of UVA fun facts bring you back, in multiple small ways, to life on Grounds.

July 16, 2018

Staking a Position

Staking a Position

In argument lab, students challenge themselves, each other

Professor Willis Jenkins (Grad ’06) takes a somewhat unorthodox approach in his "argument lab."

Summer 2018

Intersecting Disciplines

Intersecting Disciplines

An innovative undergraduate curriculum completes its first year

Forget everything you know about required classes. The College rethinks curriculum.

Summer 2018

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

A Day in the (Busy) Life

A Day in the (Busy) Life

For many UVA students, time constraints are a delicate balance. For student-athletes, it can be even more so.

Second-year basketball player Jocelyn Willoughby takes readers through a typical day full of school and sports.

Spring 2018

A Place to Remember

A Place to Remember

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

Spring 2018

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Highlights

Wedded Wahoos

Wedded Wahoos

Do you love chuckling over awkward first-date tales or proposal mishaps? Well, we’ve got some fun for you.