Recent Articles by

Rob Seal

January 23, 2016
A winter storm blanketed the University of Virginia over the weekend. See what it was like on Grounds and how students documented the occasion.
May 17, 2015
Take a look for a full run-down of events from the 186th Final Exercisesweekend, including video of the events and speakers, profiles of graduating students, and social media posts from students and their families.
May 01, 2015
On Friday, members of the U.Va. community - including many in the incoming Class of 2019 - took part in a national conversation on social media celebrating the choice to pursue higher education.
February 01, 2015
Charlottesville was the center of the college basketball universe on Saturday morning as thousands of students and fans packed John Paul Jones Arena for the broadcast of ESPN’s College GameDay.
October 10, 2014
While students focus on mid-terms, they’ll be cheered to know that their eventual U.Va. degrees have some powerful karma attached ¬– at least according to four publications that featured the University prominently on their “best-of” lists this week.
August 24, 2014
The 3,690 members of the Class of 2018 arrived at the University of Virginia on Friday and Saturday. It meant a surge of activity on Grounds as the summer gave way to the beginning of the academic year, and it also meant a surge of activity on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
July 22, 2014
She majored in studio art and minored in computer science at U.Va. Her first job was with U.Va.'s Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, helping to digitally recreate ancient Rome. But her passion? Rock 'n' roll.
June 27, 2014
University Protocol and History Officer Alexander G. “Sandy” Gilliam Jr. agreed to answer a a round of questions from Facebook users about University history. Here are the answers.
May 02, 2014
Not all college jobs are created equal: second-year University of Virginia history student Taylor Krystkowiak works in the library’s Digital Curation Services and was recently part of a project that used digital imaging technol
April 22, 2013
University of Virginia music professor Michael J. Puri is the fourth U.Va. faculty member in the past five years to be selected for a fellowship by the National Humanities Center. Puri will use the time to work on a new book on French composer Maurice Ravel.