Department: alumni news

Record Turnout

Record Turnout

Reunions 2009 sets high-water marks

Reunion turnout eclipsed last year’s attendance by about 25 percent and was double the number of 2005.

Fall 2009

Black Alumni Weekend

Black Alumni Weekend

Event draws record crowd

More than 1,200 members of the University community—alumni, faculty, students and friends—gathered in April for Black Alumni Weekend, making it the largest turnout in the event’s history.

Summer 2009

Winning Palette

Winning Palette

Student's eye for color earns prize

Alli McKee (Col '09) wins the Alumni Association's 2009 art prize.

Winter 2008

The Times, They Are A-Changin'

The Times, They Are A-Changin'

Flextime, telecommuting gain popularity

Businesses are examining innovative ways to increase production and satisfy employees.

Winter 2008

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

Does my child need to be the president of the class, play three varsity sports, walk dogs at the SPCA and spend part of her summer at a leadership conference in Amsterdam to be competitive at UVA?

Winter 2008

Welcome Wagon

Welcome Wagon

UVaExpress provides bus rides, greetings for international students

The bus ride from Dulles to Charlottesville helps with that adjustment, giving students a chance to bond and ask questions. “One girl was very interested in seeing cows,” Kirtland says. “Another was surprised at the number of churches.”

Winter 2008

Saluting Achievement

Saluting Achievement

Annual ceremony honors award-winning students, faculty, alumni and staff

Fall 2008

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

How does the University regard transfer students, particularly those from community colleges?

Fall 2008

Weak Economy?

Weak Economy?

Put a positive spin on a downturn with solid planning

Summer 2008

Bringing Ideas Together

Bringing Ideas Together

Jefferson Scholars' center will provide common ground for various disciplines

The center, located on two acres on Maury Avenue, is scheduled for completion by the beginning of the 2009 fall semester.

Summer 2008

Windows on the World

Windows on the World

The International Media Wall displays news, sports and cultural programs from other countries on four screens in Alderman Library.

Summer 2008

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Highlights

Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.