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Alum educates McIntire students about manufacturing in China
I’m a proud McIntire alum who now has more than 18 years of business experience, but I’ve always been something of a closet engineer. That’s why
Alumnus works for microfinance organization, Kiva, in Africa
A first-hand account of an alumnus working for Kiva in Africa.
A student's efforts to build schools after the earthquake
Fear paralyzed me. Although questions about my family’s safety clawed at me, I felt nothing. I sat in front of the television watching headlines projecting the devastation of
The cheer “U-V-A, Go Hoos Go!” and the choreographed arm gestures that go with it are fixtures at Cavalier sporting events. A recent phenomenon has freed the arm alphabet
Margaret Brennan (Col ’02) ascends to job as anchor at Bloomberg Television
Margaret Brennan (Col ’02) combines a passion for international affairs with a journalist’s insight at Bloomberg Television.
Catherine Burke Sweet (Col ’77), one of the first female Rhodes Scholars, went to England to study in the late '70s and she never moved back.
Phoning It In
An application that allows smart phone users to send CT scan images remotely has proved useful in helping radiologists make preliminary diagnoses in medical cases.
Farming Arugula in the Republic of Georgia
Excerpts taken from C. Bruce Williams’ personal diary:
Tskaltubo City, Republic of Georgia September 2009
My host’s name is Zurab Janelidze. He is the new
Lawyer represents defendants in U.S. and at Guantanamo
Over the last year, Edward B. MacMahon Jr. (Col ’82) has been working as a defense attorney in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Ties with Asian giant blossom with efforts by students and alumni
A collaborative effort is strengthening Chinese connections among U.Va. alumni, students and officials.
Alumnus delivers historic announcement
Dan Restrepo (Col '93) is first to speak Spanish during a White House press briefing.
Life on and outside a U.S. base in Afghanistan
From the news, Afghanistan seems like a war zone where U.S. troops are constantly fighting Taliban fighters and face the threat of improvised explosive devices on a daily
Development up close and personal in Kenya
Imagine a global economy that provides people affordable goods and services that allow them to solve their own problems.
Alumnae at the Polaris Project tackle modern slavery
When Andrea Austin learned about human trafficking, she refused to believe it. It seemed like something out of a far-fetched movie.
John Sinders chases racing dreams in Dubai
John Sinders owns Khaleji Motorsport, which competes in the branch of auto racing that features cars like Porsche and Ferrari, and gets behind the wheel himself.
Want to know the top 5 hidden gems around Grounds? The all-time leading sports scorers? Top foods at the dining hall?
Generations of alumni reflect on military life over the past century, sharing stories of world wars and major American operations in Asia and the Middle East.
One of Raphael's most famous frescoes has enjoyed its own renaissance at the University.
Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.
Alumna Audrey Davidow Lapidus writes about how a rare genetic syndrome has shaped her son's life as well as her own.
Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.
Recent discoveries on Grounds raise questions about the history of slavery.
The agony and ecstasy of final exams (including excerpts from real blue book exams).
Sean Doolittle's long, strange baseball journey
Logan Sachon (Col '05) writes openly and honestly about finances, a subject once considered taboo, on the website The Billfold.