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In February, as part of a major renovation of the Rotunda scheduled for completion in summer 2016, the delicate process of replacing the old capitals with new ones got underway.
A centenarian in Somers, Connecticut, has built a replica of Monticello next to his own estate.
How do you excavate underneath a 200-year-old building that’s the centerpiece of a World Heritage site? Very, very carefully. And with lasers.
The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.
In a small, windowless room in the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library, a new library collection is growing. The room’s shelves are lined with boxes
The discovery of a 6,500-gallon brick-and-cement cistern next to the Rotunda sheds new light on some of the history of the Grounds’ construction.
A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.
The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.
Only some of Manning's ideas came to be, but he defined a way of thinking about growth at the University and raised important questions about building values.
An engineering student creates a Lego masterpiece using Jefferson's original plans.
You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.
A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.
Renovations to the University of Virginia’s historic Rotunda are entering a critical new phase that will bring U.Va.’s iconic centerpiece into the 21st century
The James A.D. Cox Distinguished Lectureship in Architecture
James Cox came to the University of Virginia from England as a visiting professor of design in the School of Architecture from 1961-62. While he was there, he took
The Mystery of Brooks Hall
Learn the hidden stories behind one of U.Va.'s most unusual places.
Although the Cavaliers fell just short of a championship, Virginia women’s soccer enjoyed its first appearance in the NCAA title game.
Changing the Greek System
A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.
Room of Errors
The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.
Sadness Like Moonshine
Why has Breece D'J Pancake’s work seen a revival in recent years? Professor John Casey offers up a simple reason: “The stories are just so damn good.”
Did You Know?
Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?
Weird Is Wonderful
Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.
Two Thumbs Up
Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the U.Va. Hand Center changed his life.
Difference Maker: Lauranett Lee
Alumna searches for references to enslaved people to add them to “Unknown No Longer,” a public database of enslaved Virginians who appear in inventories, bills of sale, wills and other records.
The Faces of Ebola
Alumna and journalist Carielle Doe has been documenting the Ebola outbreak and its aftermath in Liberia.