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.
They just felt compelled to create a magazine that, as thinking mothers, they would want to read.
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.
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.
“To achieve financial success will be harder, the stakes higher, than at any time since the settlers first set food on this land.”<...
Nick Taylor’s debut novel, The Disagreement, is set at the University’s Medical School during the tumult of the Civil War.
Howard Scherry’s life direction was determined early on, when as a student he encountered the words of the legendary aviator and author.
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...
The center, located on two acres on Maury Avenue, is scheduled for completion by the beginning of the 2009 fall semester.
The International Media Wall displays news, sports and cultural programs from other countries on four screens in Alderman Library.
Cromer (Col ’02, Grad ’03) was an All-American at UVA, and visions of standing on the winners’ podium at the Olympics bring a smile to her face.
Patrick Kerney has a job with a simple description—get the quarterback.
The University of Virginia bestowed its highest external honors—the annual Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals—during Founder’s Day celebrations in April. The medals...
The author and editor of more than 150 books, founder of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and subject of the 2006 documentary Wordplay, Shortz returned to Grounds on April 3 to deliver a lecture and challenge his audience with puzzles.
Sparky’s Flaw is a classic story of a high school garage band made good, and is as homegrown as they come.