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Bringing the Team Together

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

Look Closer

Annie Rorem (Batten ’13) conducts research on education and labor force participation with a particular interest in gender.

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.

Careers and More

President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.

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.

Weird Is Wonderful

Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.

The People’s Historian

As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O'Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.

How to Start a Company Without Losing Your Shirt—or Your Sanity

Joyce Franklin (Com '87) CPA, CFA, shares her wisdom.

The Slick Bib

During my undergraduate studies at U.Va. I strengthened a habit and a mindset of constantly identifying inefficiencies in products, processes and systems and working to come up with

Peace, Love and Understanding

U.Va. is among the Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing colleges and universities.

Finding Your Passion in Five Questions

Finding your passion can feel like an overwhelming task. Where do you even begin? Christie Mims offers five simple questions to jump start your search.

The Deadly Sins of Public Speaking

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

Your Office Chair is Killing You

Standing up at work could save your life and even boost your productivity.

Two Roads Diverged in a Wood

An interactive graphic shows the connection between undergraduate major and occupation

Advice From the Experts

Advice From the Experts

From getting in to getting a job, tips and services for life's big moments.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Imagination Without Limits

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

  • 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.

  • Nesting

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

  • 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.

  • 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.