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You Deserve a Break Today!

Take a look into the past, with commentary on select ads provided by U.Va. history professor and BackStory co-host Brian Balogh.

Top 5 Schools by Percentage of Total Alumni

 

  College of Arts & Sciences:  41.5% Education:  11.1% Engineering:  10.6% Graduate Arts & Sciences:  7.9% Law:  7.4%

Data are current through June 2015<

Top 5 States with the Most U.Va. Alumni

 

  Virginia (84,556) New York (10,721) California (10,680) Maryland (10,100) North Carolina (8,837)

Data current as of June 2015

Arts in Brief

An award-winning filmmaker gives a master class on Grounds; an alumnus finds his niche in comedy.

Wrestling’s Rise

A look at wrestling coach Steve Garland's formidable record.

New & Notable

Six recent book releases from U.Va. alumni and faculty.

Black Alumni Weekend

Over the second weekend in april, more than 1,800 people—including nearly 1,200 alumni—attended Black Alumni Weekend on Grounds.

“A Journalistic Failure”

An outline of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism report on the Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus.”

Sleuthing Sudden Death

Eric Topol (Col ’75), director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is helping untangle the mystery of sudden, unexplained death.

Pass It On

The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program matches students who are interested in a certain profession with graduates who are established in that field.

The Force Is with Her

New York Times best-selling author Christie Golden has written dozens of novels, many based on licensed properties, including Star Wars and Star Trek, and created fantasy fiction's first elven vampire.

Difference Maker: Rob Marsh

Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

Crisis in the Congo

James Bell's (Arch '80) new book, Crisis in the Congo, takes place in a 20-month period between November 1959 and September 1961, when the Republic of Congo gained its independence from Belgium, a time of great upheaval and uncertainty.

Keeping U.Va. Safe

Making U.Va. safe will require partnership among faculty and staff, students, parents, police and community business leaders—as well as alumni.

Sexual Assault and U.Va.

An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Stories Evil Tells

    Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.

  • Difference Maker: Rob Marsh

    Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

  • Charlottesville A to Z

    A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.

  • Sleuthing Sudden Death

    Eric Topol (Col ’75), director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is helping untangle the mystery of sudden, unexplained death.

  • The Pioneer

    Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to U.Va. But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.

  • Breaking the Bubble

    About 3,100 students volunteer through Madison House for at least one hour each week. See how they're making a difference in the Charlottesville community.

  • Brain Freeze

    What exactly is brain freeze and how can we avoid it? A U.Va. neurologist explains why ice cream can make us (literally) scream.

  • Make It Like Monticello

    Here's how to make a modern version of the vanilla ice cream Jefferson had served at Monticello