Summer 2017

Summer 2017

From the President

‘A fullness of time’

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Summer 2017

Integrating from Behind the Scenes

The legacy of Paul Saunier, a deft hand in turbulent times

A look at the quiet effectiveness of Paul Saunier, an administrator who helped desegregate UVA.

Summer 2017

Lights Out

UVA dominated college boxing for years, and then the years caught up with it

No UVA team before or since has had consecutive undefeated seasons. Boxing went four years without a loss. Then it went away.

Summer 2017

Next Chapter

You might think the growth of online resources has made UVA’s 14 libraries less relevant to student life. Think again.

The quiet spaces inside UVA’s 14 libraries take on new relevance in the digital age.

Summer 2017

North of Eden

How North Grounds pays homage to Jefferson’s vision, but at a distance

Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.

University Digest

Summer 2017

Jefferson Medalists Speak

This year’s Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalists include a former U.S. Attorney General and a world-renowned entrepreneur.

Summer 2017

News Briefs

Virginia’s Curry School of Education climbs in the rankings; a new student center opens on the Corner; and a Grammy Award-winning producer visits Grounds.

Sports

Summer 2017

Boland Bounces

Virginia men’s tennis coach Brian Boland, one of the most successful coaches in the history of UVA athletics, is leaving.

Summer 2017

Big Shoes

First-year Virginia coaches Lars Tiffany and Aaron Smith are coaching different sports but are facing a similar challenge.

Summer 2017

Such Great Heights

Former UVA basketball star Dawn Staley (Col ’92) coached the University of South Carolina to the NCAA championship in April.

Arts

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Rising Star

Jia Tolentino (Col ’09), a writer for newyorker.com, was recently named to Forbes’ 30-under-30 list of up-and-coming media professionals.

Summer 2017 3

Faulkner, Revisited

A new exhibit, located in the main gallery of UVA’s Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, marks the 60th anniversary of William Faulkner’s arrival on Grounds.

Summer 2017

New & Noteworthy

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

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Politics, by Any Other Name

Politics, by Any Other Name

Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.

A Fund for the Future

A Fund for the Future

President Teresa Sullivan says Michael White (Col ’81) is an example of a generous alum who has remained “steadfast” in the effort to help keep the University diverse.

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.