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

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.

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.

A legacy on the court

A legacy on the court

Forty years ago, UVA’s basketball team rose to No. 1 for the first time, paving the way for the top-ranking teams of recent years.