Former television game show host Bob Barker donates $1 million to the University Law School for the creation of an animal law program (January 13, 2009). Read more. Students, faculty and staff watch the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States of America at the John Paul Jones Arena (January 20, 2009). Read more. Photo by Keith Williams.
John A. Blackburn, longtime dean of admission, dies at 67 from liver cancer. More than $1.5 million was collected toward a scholarship fund in his honor (January 21, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison. Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Pat Oliphant displays his drawing abilities at the Miller Center of Public Affairs (January 22, 2009). Photo by Robert Parrish, Cavalier Daily.
Harry Harding joins students enrolled in the Batten School after being named the founding dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy (January 30, 2009). Read more. Photo by Jill Miller. The serpentine wall glistens with snow (February 3, 2009). Photo by Dan Addison.
Lilly Frost (Col '11) participates in the Electronics Recycling Event at the Crutchfield store in the Rio Hill Shopping Center (February 5, 2009). Read more. The women's swimming and diving team wins its second consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference Championship (February 21, 2009). Read more. Photo by Jim Daves.
The McIntire School of Commerce is ranked No. 1 among undergraduate business programs, according to BusinessWeek's annual rankings (February 27, 2009). Read more. The men's rowing team defeats Bucknell University at the Rivanna Reservoir (March 20, 2009). Read more. Photo by Naser Alizadeh.
Author John Grisham discusses politics and his upcoming books during professor Larry Sabato's politics class (March 23, 2009). Photo by Dan Addison. Ruhi K. Ramazani, Edward R. Stettinius Professor Emeritus of Government and Foreign Affairs, discusses the 30th anniversary of the Iranian revolution (March 23, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
Lisa Harbin (Col '10) shaves her head during the annual St. Baldrick's event to support childhood cancer research (March 26, 2009). Photo by Jason Clay. Tony Bennett is named the new U.Va. men's basketball coach (March 31, 2009). Read more.
A sculpture by Alexander Calder stands outside Peabody Hall. Calder created the sculpture, "Tripes," in 1974 near the end of his life. (March 31, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison. Alumni and their families return to Grounds for Black Alumni Weekend (April 3, 2009). Photo by Luca Dicecco.
President John T. Casteen III bestows the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law to Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld, co-founders of the Innocence Project (April 15, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison. Warren M. Christopher, former U.S. secretary of state, receives the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership (April 15, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
Robert Irwin, American artist, receives the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture (April 15, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison. Angela Y. Davis, political activist and professor emeritus, University of California, Santa Cruz, delivers the keynote address during the "The Problem of Punishment: Race, Inequality and Justice" symposium at Newcomb Hall (April 16, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
The men's outdoor track team wins its first ever ACC title (April 21, 2009). Read more. Photo courtesy of VirginiaSports.com. President John T. Casteen III and Mrs. Betsy Casteen celebrate the centennial year of Carr's Hill (April 24, 2009). Photo by Peggy Harrison.
Dorrie Fontaine, dean of the School of Nursing and the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing, rings the NASDAQ closing bell during National Nurses Week (May 8, 2009). Read more.
Carol Wood, assistant vice president of public affairs, receives the 2009 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award (May 14, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
Tamira Dawn Roberson (Col '09) receives the 2009 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award (May 14, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison. Jason Michael Franasiak (Med '09) receives the 2009 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award (May 14, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
The Class of 2009 walks the Lawn (May 17, 2009). Photo by Dan Addison. The baseball team defeats Florida State University to win the 2009 ACC Championship (May 24, 2009). Read more.
Dr. Steven T. DeKosky, dean of the School of Medicine (third from left), appears as a "Rock Star of Science" in the June issue of GQ Magazine (June 4, 2009). Read more. Alumna and CBS Evening News Anchor Katie Couric (Col '79) and fellow alumni return to Grounds to celebrate Reunions Weekend (June 6, 2009). Photo by Luca DiCecco.
President John T. Casteen III announces his plans for retirement in 2010 (June 12, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison. Summer orientation leaders gather on the Lawn (July 6, 2009). Photo by Ed Warwick.
Demolition continues on Watson dorm (August 4, 2009). Photo by Dan Addison. Parents and families help students move into their dorms (August 22, 2009). Photo by Dan Addison.
Jean Miller (Col '11) and Maridel Fredericksen (Col '11) members of the Queer and Allied Activism student group, participate in the Student Activities Fair on the Lawn (August 24, 2009). Photo by Deirdre Davie. Parent and Darden School alumna Chew-Mee Kirtland discusses her views on global initiatives at the University during the first presidential search forum at Newcomb Hall Ballroom (August 25, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
Semester at Sea program celebrates its 100th voyage (August 26, 2009). Read more. Frank Batten Sr., U.Va. benefactor and retired chairman of Landmark Communication, dies (September 10, 2009). Read more. Photo by Jack Looney.
Art enthusiasts attend the reopening of the U.Va. Art Museum (September 10, 2009). Read more. Photo by Stacey Evans. Dignitaries, supporters and friends celebrate the christening of the Learning Barge (September 14, 2009). Read more. Photo by Nicholas Duke Sr.
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus talks with students after his presentation on microfinance at U-Hall (September 21, 2009). Read more. Photo by Varun Ponnuru. U.Va. employees clean up flower beds at Henley Middle School during the United Way Laurence E. Richardson Day of Caring (September 23, 2009). Photo by Dan Addison.
Award-winning rock band U2 performs at Scott Stadium (October 1, 2009). Photo by Dan Addison. Quarterback Jameel Sewell and the football team defeat UNC-Chapel Hill, 16-3 (October 3, 2009). Read more. Photo by Jim Daves.
Michael Skrutskie, professor of astronomy, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Maryland, discovers a giant ring of ice and dust around Saturn (October 7, 2009). Read more. Photo courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/Keck. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discusses the need for great teachers in today’s society at the Rotunda Dome Room (October 12, 2009). Read more. Photo by Jane Haley.
President John T. Casteen III welcomes Chinese Vice Minister of Education Xi Chen to Carr’s Hill to discuss international perspectives on higher education (October 14, 2009). Photo by Dan Addison. Meredith Woo, dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, speaks to students and families during Fall Convocation (October 16, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
President John T. Casteen III and J. Thomas Parsons, chairman of the Department of Microbiology, are honored with Thomas Jefferson Awards, the highest honors that the University bestows (October 16, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison. Danish Ambassador Friis Petersen speaking at the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History discusses ways to fight global climate change by creating a green-energy economy (October 20, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
Leonard Sandridge, executive vice president and chief operating officer, attends the groundbreaking ceremony of the new collaborative aerospace facility in Prince George County (October 20, 2009). Read more. A student receives a shot during the Student Health's Fall Immunization Clinic at the Aquatic and Fitness Center (October 27, 2009). Photo by Mallory Noe-Payne, Cavalier Daily.
Students enjoy the Indian summer weather on Grounds (October 27, 2009). Photo by Jane Haley. Children and families from the Charlottesville area participate in Halloween on the Lawn (October 30, 2009). Photo by Dan Addison.
U.Va. officials, including President John T. Casteen III, Dean Meredith Woo, Dean James Aylor, Vice President Gowher Rizvi, and Dudley Doane, director of international studies, attend the ribbon cutting ceremony to open a new office for the College of Arts & Sciences at Peking University (November 2, 2009). Read more. Construction nears completion on the South Lawn Project (November 2, 2009). Photo by Dan Addison.
The First Year Players perform "Urinetown the Musical" at the Student Activities Building (November 5, 2009). Photo by Cotton Puryear (Col '11). Cult artist and filmmaker John Waters shares his artistic views to a capacity crowd at the Culbreth Theatre during the second annual Arts Assembly, presented in collaboration with the Virginia Film Festival (November 9, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
Richard Guy Wilson, Commonwealth Professor of Architectural History, discusses "From Village to Grounds: The Changing University Landscape" during a Community Briefing at Newcomb Hall (November 10, 2009). Photo by Jane Haley. Junior guard Mustapha Farrakhan and the men's basketball team defeat Longwood University, 85-72 (November 13, 2009). Read more. Photo courtesy of VirginiaSports.com.
The men’s soccer team defeats UNC-Chapel Hill and wins the 2009 ACC Championship (November 15, 2009). Read more. Photo by Cheryl Treworgy. Senior guard Monica Wright and the women's basketball team defeat Manhattan College, 86-68 (November 15, 2009). Read more. Photo by Jim Daves.
Heart recipient Anne Kirchmeir gives her cardiologist, Dr. James Bergin, one of the three gold medals she won during track events at the World Transplant Games in Australia (November 16, 2009). Read more. Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss discusses the importance of teaching civics in a nation bound together by ideas, rather than ancestry, religion or ethnicity at the Miller Center of Public Affairs (November 17, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
A Honda Insight Hybrid on display at Newcomb Hall Plaza during the launch of the Zipcar transportation program at U.Va. (November 18, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison. Doctoral students from the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Adam Malcom and Scott Kasen, win the inaugural Entrepreneurship Cup and a $20,000 first-prize check for their design of a belt-based life preserver (November 23, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison.
Mike London is named head football coach (December 8, 2009). Read more. Photo by Dan Addison. Students enjoy the ninth annual Lighting of the Lawn (December 8, 2009). Photo by Cole Geddy.
The men's soccer team defeats the University of Akron and wins the National Championship (December 13, 2009). Read more. Photo by Matt Riley. Lights glow around Mr. Jefferson's Academical village after the ninth annual Lighting of the Lawn (December 8, 2009). Photo by Cole Geddy.

The photos in the collection were shot by Public Affairs' photographers Dan Addision and Jane Haley, as well as many faculty, staff and students who submitted their photos throughout the year to Week in Photos. This production is brought to you by the Web Communications Office: Kristy Moon, Carey Hill, Nicole Breeden, and Jonelle Kinback.