Fall 2017

Fall 2017

R&D around grounds and the globe; UVA’s first president and the search for its next; the Grillswith abides; Wyatt Andrews reports—and more!

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More from Virginia Magazine

November Edition:

  • Banding Together: Follow the Cavalier Marching Band through a UVA football game week.

October Edition:

Highlights

The First President

The First President

UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.

Period Pieces

Period Pieces

Encyclopedia Virginia managing editor Brendan Wolfe has turned a Virginia Magazine feature into a book.

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.

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Banding Together

Banding Together

Follow the Cavalier Marching Band through a UVA football game week.
Fixer of Books

Fixer of Books

Eliza Gilligan’s job is to keep the University’s vast treasure trove of scholarly materials “usable, movable, durable [and] functional” for future students and researchers.

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Quotes

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Once [Paul Saunier] locked into a belief, he didn’t let go. His belief was that UVA was going to be a better place because of the results of the efforts to diversify our student body.

Ernest Ern, former University administrator on Saunier’s efforts to integrate UVA

5th Street Station - November 2017