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For the Record

Keep in touch with your classmates! Help with the Alumni Association's new alumni directory.

Admission Advice

The Alumni Association’s Admission Liaison Program provides a point of contact and a source of information for alumni families who have children applying to U.Va. Here

Milestones for Ridley

Milestones for Ridley

Past and present Ridley Scholars gathered together to celebrate Ridley's 25th anniversary.

Winning Watercolor

Reunions 2012

On Reunions Weekend, 4,700 alumni and guests came home to Grounds to celebrate. They enjoyed seminars, class dinners and receptions for student and Greek organizations. Popular

9 Tips for New Grads

9 Tips for New Grads

Whether you're anxious or eager—most likely a combination of both—the switch from full-time student to full-time resident of the "real world" will have some

Admission FAQs

What services does the Alumni Association offer to alumni and their children applying to the University?

The University of Virginia Office of Admission defines a legacy student as the

Sharing Connections

Kenneth Liu and Rodney Davis had similar interests—both wanted to strengthen their connection to the University after graduating. They found similar solutions among the Alumni Interest Groups

Painting Away the Blues

Painting Away the Blues

Gloomy weather spurred Rebecca Lewis to undertake a project that is now a bright spot among her artistic endeavors.

An acrylic painting of a path winding through

Interaction is the Bee’s Knees

Interaction is the Bee’s Knees

Photo by Christian Gromoll

When math professor Christian Gromoll takes students to visit his beehives this spring, learning about colony behavior will be only part of the equation. Discovering

Admission FAQs

The University has several groups of alumni volunteers that work to educate and engage prospective students through various events and programs. Two of these are UVaClubs and the Virginia

Pregame Talks

The American Civil War, turmoil in the Middle East, changes in health care, and aspects of social media—all will be discussed in the popular “More Than The Score”

Facing the Future

Facing the Future

The transition from the Grounds to the “real world” can be exhilarating for new graduates, but a list of practical considerations often tempers that excitement.

Finding a

Letters to the Editor

Still Rockin’

“Rockin’ the Grounds” [Summer 2011] brought back many good memories of my two years of nursing school. I still have my yellow T-shirt from the very last Easters.

Most Wahoos Ever Return for Reunions Weekend

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Future is Now

    A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.

  • Faculty Update

    Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.

  • The Science of Data

    University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.

  • Southern Sensibility

    Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.

  • God Is in the Details

    A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

  • The Tactile Library

  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

    U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.

  • Is Winning Everything?

    Media studies professor Shilpa Davé looks at ideas of competition, from The Hunger Games and America's Got Talent to college admissions and spelling bees.

  • Alumni Tell You How To:

    Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.