Topic: Grounds & the Physical Plant

The Stacks come crashing down

The Stacks come crashing down

‘Hitting the Alderman Stacks’ used to be just a figure of speech. Here's a look inside the beginning of the 3-year renovation.

Winter 2020

The camera sees what we can’t

The camera sees what we can’t

High-contrast infrared images by Charlottesville photographer Andrew Shurtleff show Grounds in a nearly dreamlike state.

Summer 2020

Carr’s Hill reopens

Carr’s Hill reopens

A UVA landmark comes back to life following a rich history and a $14M renovation

Spring 2020

Starry Night Under the Dome

Starry Night Under the Dome

Jefferson’s original vision of the Rotunda as a planetarium comes to life

The Rotunda as a planetarium? Three graduate students bring Jefferson’s original vision to life.

Winter 2019

A New Corner for UVA

A New Corner for UVA

Ambitious plans to remake Emmet/Ivy area start with hotel, conference center

Ambitious plans to remake Emmet/Ivy area start with a hotel and conference center.

Summer 2019

Nevermore

Nevermore

The stolen treasures of Alderman Library

The purloined treasures of the library vault: an inside look at a suspected inside job.

Spring 2019

Library Renewal

Library Renewal

Alderman plans a $160M next edition, with a new back cover

How the planned $160M renovation of Alderman stacks up.

Spring 2019

Gratitude for a Grand Old Tree

Gratitude for a Grand Old Tree

Remembering the McGuffey ash

Take a look back at the McGuffey ash, which loomed large over Pavilion IX for over a century.

Fall 2018

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Highlights

On the shelf

On the shelf

From academic research to rollicking fiction, UVA alumni and faculty members have been churning out books on a variety of topics. Here’s a look at some of them.

Spring semester rolls on

Spring semester rolls on

Students return for another unusual semester on Grounds, marked by limited group sizes and regular testing, even as in-person classes continue.

Groovin’ on Grounds

Groovin’ on Grounds

When we asked alumni about their favorite college-year bands, the answers ran the gamut. Here’s a selection.