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U.Va. announces $4M challenge grant from alumnus John Griffin to support financial aid

The grant is conditional upon a match from other donors, with the goal of raising a total of $8 million.

Beloved professor Ernest Mead, 95, passes away

Ernest Mead, renowned music professor and University alumnus, passed away Thursday evening from congestive heart failure. Mead, a graduate of the class of 1940, was 95.

Sasheer Zamata’s mom: ‘SNL’ player is late-night ready

Alumna Sasheer Zamata will make her "Saturday Night Live" debut on Jan. 18.

Q&A with Tina Fey

Tina Fey answers questions from alumni.

The Captain

John Leys reflects on football and war.

Stop-Motion Master

Alumnus Adam Pesapane makes stop-motion magic and earns an Oscar nomination.

Renaissance Man

From acting to TV writing, to novels, one alumnus can do it all.

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

The Chosen One

Read an edited version of the first chapter of Fritz Franke's new book, "The Chosen One."

Hollywood Dreams

After graduation, Jon Macht (Col '82) packed everything he owned in his car and headed for Hollywood.

Sports Briefs

News from the NBA, the Richmond Football Club in Australia and the U.Va. women's field hockey team.

Man About Grounds

Dean of Students Allen Groves is beloved for his compassion and humor.

A Head for the Game

Alumnus Kevin Guskiewicz is at the forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions.

Girl Most Likely

The making of Tina Fey, as told by Fey's friends, professors and Fey herself.

The Deadly Sins of Public Speaking

Actor and public speaking expert Rob Biesenbach (Col '85) shares a handful of the more common offenses.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Maestro

    From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Stem Cell Breakthrough

    The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.

  • Psst…

    Four scholars from U.Va.'s Miller Center offer their advice to the president on how to finish strong and create an enduring legacy.

  • Masterstroke

    When Kevin Sauer arrived in Charlottesville in 1988, the men's and women's club rowing teams shared a boathouse with no electricity. They had no truck to tow the boats.

  • Sports Briefs

    A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.

  • 17 Things to Love About Charlottesville in the Summer

    From swimming holes to watering holes, alumni share their favorite activities and ways to keep cool.

  • Physical Science

    John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

  • What to Read This Summer

    Notable alumni and faculty recommend some of their favorite books for your summer reading.