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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

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

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • What Lies Beneath

    Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for U.Va.'s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.

  • Capital Replacement

    Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.

  • Guilty Pleasure Reads

    Recommended beach reads from U.Va.'s literati.

  • A Civil Occupation

    One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.

  • Sexual Assault and U.Va.

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

  • Room of Errors

    The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

  • Follow That Book!

    How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.

  • Did You Know?

    Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?

  • Love Among the Equations

    Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.

  • A World of Change

    To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, U.Va. professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.

  • The Case for Compassionate Policing

    U.Va. law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.