Topic: Alumni

Subtopics:   Alumnae Alumni Association Jefferson Trust Lifetime Learning Regional Clubs
The Times, They Are A-Changin’

The Times, They Are A-Changin’

Flextime, telecommuting gain popularity

Businesses are examining innovative ways to increase production and satisfy employees.

Winter 2008

Verbatim

Verbatim

“In my purse. I’ve only left home without it once or twice, and I felt completely naked.”

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Winter 2008

Crossing the Aisle

Crossing the Aisle

Background as a journalist helps effort to untangle political gridlock

Virginia was a smaller state in 1968, and its politics had been one-party Democratic for the previous swath of the 20th century.

Fall 2008

Saluting Achievement

Saluting Achievement

Annual ceremony honors award-winning students, faculty, alumni and staff

The UVA Alumni Association’s Board of Managers saluted past accomplishments and paved the way for new ones at its spring meeting.

Lisa O. Gardner (Col ...

Fall 2008

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

How does the University regard transfer students, particularly those from community colleges?

Fall 2008

Comic Wizard

Comic Wizard

Adam Beranek's breakout graphic novel

He points out the stigma attached to comic books—that it’s for geeky kids with Coke-bottle glasses and pocket protectors—is out the window.

Fall 2008

Mom’s the Word

Mom’s the Word

A magazine devoted to mothers attracts a strong following

They just felt compelled to create a magazine that, as thinking mothers, they would want to read.

Fall 2008

Basketball Beats Ballet

Basketball Beats Ballet

Ryan honored for wins, inspiring confidence

The world of ballet might be a better place if Debbie Ryan (Grad ’77) had made a different choice as a child, but the world of basketball would be poorer.

Fall 2008

A Tackle to Remember

A Tackle to Remember

Dombrowski earns spot in College Football Hall of Fame

Dombrowski also became pretty good at football. He played a central role in UVA’s success in the 1980s, including Virginia’s first bowl game, a 27-24 victory over Purdue in the 1984 Peach Bowl.

Fall 2008

Verbatim

Verbatim

“To achieve financial success will be harder, the stakes higher, than at any time since the settlers first set food on this land.”<...

Fall 2008

The University and the Civil War

The University and the Civil War

New book offers a fictional account grounded in fact

Nick Taylor’s debut novel, The Disagreement, is set at the University’s Medical School during the tumult of the Civil War.

Fall 2008

The Vanished Prince

The Vanished Prince

In the footsteps of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Howard Scherry’s life direction was determined early on, when as a student he encountered the words of the legendary aviator and author.

Fall 2008

JILL becomes OLLI

JILL becomes OLLI

Lifelong learning is still the focus

The name may be different, but the mission remains the same.

And online opportunities and a new partnership portend a bright future for the Osher Lifelong Learning...

Summer 2008

Bringing Ideas Together

Bringing Ideas Together

Jefferson Scholars' center will provide common ground for various disciplines

The center, located on two acres on Maury Avenue, is scheduled for completion by the beginning of the 2009 fall semester.

Summer 2008

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Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.