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UVA Today Series

In addition to daily news content, UVA Today publishes a number of series delving into life at the University of Virginia. Here, see some of the most iconic images captured by our photographers, join faculty members as they explore the origins and meanings of particular words, take a deep dive into the history of race at UVA and stay tuned for more.

Remembering 9/11

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, UVA Today is highlighting stories that show some of the many ways that this momentous event intersects with the UVA community.

Voices of 9/11: Danielle Faul

Danielle Faul’s father narrowly avoided death while working in the Pentagon. She reflects on how the sacrifices, bravery and loss of 9/11 inspired her service to her country.

The Bigger Picture

Our University photographers capture so many facets of life on Grounds, from historic events in the life of the University to the many small, everyday moments that make UVA unique. This series shares some of their most indelible images and the stories behind them.

On Words

In this occasional essay series, faculty members explore some of their favorite words or phrases, from the meaning of “meme” to reflections on leadership, grief and more.

On Words: ‘Commerce’

McIntire Dean Nicole Thorne Jenkins writes, “When everything we know is upended, commerce continues. I believe it has the potential to be a very stabilizing force that can move a society, and a democracy, forward.”

UVA and the History of Race

In this series, faculty members who conducted research for the University’s President’s Commissions on Slavery and on the University in the Age of Segregation, share stories from their research. They are stories of painful discrimination, racism and oppression; and stories of inspiration and determination. Together, they contribute to a more honest, complete account of UVA’s past.

Faculty Spotlight

Meet some of the extraordinary faculty members who call UVA home and learn more about what brought them here and what motivates them every day.