Spring 2021

Spring 2021

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  • A Higher Law: One McIntire professor’s lessons extend beyond the classroom
  • Born and Bread: Wahoo’s acclaimed NOLA restaurant has a slice of Charlottesville
  • Making Old Dorms New Again: The spaces that defined us first-year are getting redefined.

Highlights

Making the most of a COVID situation

Making the most of a COVID situation

In a hard year, some UVA notables found comfort and escape in books, music, movies and the woods. Here are the good things that have helped them through.
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.
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.

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Making the Shots

Making the Shots

Go behind the scenes with longtime UVA sports photographer Matt Riley, from a day of fun studio shoots to an exciting men’s basketball game at JPJ.

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The camera sees what we can’t

The camera sees what we can’t

Charlottesville photographer Andrew Shurtleff in late March made these dramatic photographs of Grounds under quarantine using infrared technology, which captures wavelengths of light outside the spectrum of what the human eye can see. The result is a high-contrast image with a nearly dreamlike look.

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I think there's a consensus among a lot of people that they are a lot more motivated here. At home, it kind of feels like almost more of a vacation-type thing.

Tess Enderson (Col ’22) on remote learning from Grounds

Sally Du Bose - April 2021