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This year’s theme for Lighting of the Lawn is Full Power. The past few years have presented us with many challenges at UVA, yet through it all our community has remained strong. This year, UVA is back

The Rotunda Dome over the weekend became the planetarium that University of Virginia founder Thomas Jefferson envisioned in his early plans, but never realized. It took modern digital technology to

The night sky is being recreated in the Rotunda’s Dome Room for a limited time, thanks to a trio of University of Virginia Ph.D. candidates – not from astronomy or computer science, but from the

Dancing skeletons, spooky pumpkins, bubbling cauldrons and a haunted house will all make appearances on the exterior of UVA’s Rotunda this weekend in celebration of Halloween this year!!
Friday

Jubilant students, faculty and staff gathered on the University of Virginia’s Lawn Monday evening for the 20th anniversary of Lighting of the Lawn, a beloved tradition launched by students to forge

The University of Virginia’s historic Rotunda was aglow Friday and Saturday during a two-night projection mapping show that drew a crowd of excited onlookers. They were masked and spaced apart, but

Lincoln-signed copies of both the Emancipation Proclamation and 13th Amendment and a document handwritten by Frederick Douglass will be exhibited in the North Oval Room of the Rotunda. Rector of the

Near the end of the University of Virginia’s spring semester, Katie Watts had a choice between writing a final paper or undertaking 16 more hours of labor on the model of UVA’s original Rotunda dome

A University is like a city. At the University of Virginia, there are main thoroughfares that everyone frequents: the Lawn, the hallways of Nau Hall, the sidewalks between the Rotunda and the Corner.