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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.

Winning the Inside Game

Winning the Inside Game

He has been called a street fighter, a skilled advocate, and a shape-shifter who is as comfortable testifying before Congress as he is leading a chant through a bullhorn,

Free Online Course for Growth-Seeking Entrepreneurs

Making Sense Out of Cents

Making Sense Out of Cents

Alumnus John Howard shares some of the lessons he learned about life and money while at the University.

What’s the Rush?

What’s the Rush?

Pressure for success raises questions about the pace of life

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

An Alumni Couple Goes for Gold

An Alumni Couple Goes for Gold

John and Shannon St. Clair

John St. Clair (Col ’99) and Shannon St. Clair (Col ’99) met at the U.Va. bookstore in August 1995. “Out of 5000 freshmen, John

Insights into Innovation

Insights into Innovation

An alumnus describes his discoveries about what blocks change in companies

How to Keep New Hires

How to Keep New Hires

Ever search for a new job ... on the job? According to Lilith Christiansen (Com ’95), management consultant, and co-author of the book Successful Onboarding, almost one third of new hires

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

  • What to Read This Summer

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

  • 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.

  • Physical Science

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

  • 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.

  • 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.