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After studying at perhaps the most architecturally famous school in America, a number of U.Va. graduates have gone on to work at presidential places and end up preserving more than just buildings.
Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.
Architecture alumnus Michael Perry draws inspiration from birds to design new homes—that attach to the sides of other buildings.
Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.
Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.
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.
Tibetan Medicine Under the Microscope
Doctors at the U.Va. Medical Center are taking a closer look at whether traditional Tibetan healing techniques can help patient outcomes—and stand up to scientific scrutiny.
Follow That Book!
How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.
A Mile in Their Shoes
Former Virginia football player Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness.
The Jefferson Thanksgiving Challenge
Alumni chefs create dishes using only ingredients available at Monticello during Jefferson's time.
First Things First
From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in U.Va. history.
Careers and More
President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.
How U.Va. academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.
Tour of some of the mysterious, historic—and empty—properties owned by the University.