Spring 2021

Making the most of a COVID situation

Making the most of a COVID situation

How some UVA notables found comfort and escape in a hard year

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.

Pep Banned

Pep Banned

The pep band’s 30 years of scrambling on the edge

For 30 years, UVA’s scrambling Pep Band managed to stay one punchline ahead of the authorities.

University Digest

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.

Sports

Arts

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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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.

From the Editor

From the Editor

Editor Richard Gard provides a preview of the Spring magazine.

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.