Topic: Student Life

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Scaling Up

Scaling Up

A quest to take experiential learning to new heights

A law school climb to Everest base camp could set a new baseline in global learning.

Summer 2019

Net Positive

Net Positive

How disaster begot destiny

How defeat drove a team to destiny.

Summer 2019

Life Coach

Life Coach

The words of Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett, in his own words

Summer 2019

Everyone Plays

Everyone Plays

A team effort, player-by-player

Man-to-man coverage of the team

Summer 2019

Clutch Moments

Clutch Moments

Sitting down? Here’s what the Cardiac Cavs put us through

Four reasons they’re called “Cardiac Cavs.”

Summer 2019

Match Madness

Match Madness

When a med student’s future all comes down to an envelope

After years of hard work, medical students find their future in an envelope.

Summer 2019

Thinking Big

Thinking Big

Meet the Class of 2020’s student organization leaders

The Class of 2020’s student leaders bring big ideas, diverse experiences.

Summer 2019

Legends on the Court

Legends on the Court

A look back at UVA basketball from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s

What does a basketball hero do after the college glory days? Catch up with a dozen UVA fan favorites.

March 28, 2019

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

Sports Stars

Sports Stars

Tennis star Danielle Collins (Col ’16) and Super Bowl-winner Chris Long (Col ’08) are making headlines

Spring 2019

The Carla Williams Playbook

The Carla Williams Playbook

Fix football and facilities, and the rest falls into place

To new Athletic Director Carla Williams, football isn’t the only thing. It’s everything.

Fall 2018

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

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

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

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Highlights

Beyond Blackface

Beyond Blackface

Recent political scandals prompted Corks & Curls to look for a new name. They also had us looking through our own back issues.

Scaling Up

Scaling Up

A law school climb to Everest base camp could set a new baseline in global learning.