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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.

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.

Ordinary Genius

Twelve-year-old engineering student Henry Muhlbauer discusses his life on Grounds

On the Go

The new U.Va. Magazine app can now be downloaded through the iTunes Store, Amazon and Google Play.

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

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  • Imagination Without Limits

    Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.

  • Up on the Roof

    The Rotunda renovation moved one step closer to completion as workers spent part of the summer tackling the next challenge: painting the roof.

  • Presidential Treatment

    After studying at perhaps the most architecturally famous school in America, a number of U.Va. graduates have gone on to work at presidential places and end up preserving more than just buildings.

  • Nesting

    Architecture alumnus Michael Perry draws inspiration from birds to design new homes—that attach to the sides of other buildings.

  • Going the Distance

    The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index measures the long-term success of college graduates along three axes—and shows that U.Va. alumni come out ahead of their peers on each.

  • World Class

    Former U.Va. women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.

  • Virginia Wins College World Series

    The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.

  • Bringing the Team Together

    Kristin J. Behfar offers three helpful tips for how teams can communicate more effectively and function more smoothly.