Topic: Alumni

Subtopics:   Alumnae Alumni Association Jefferson Trust Lifetime Learning Regional Clubs
Fortune Smiles on Alumna

Fortune Smiles on Alumna

In its Jan. 21 philanthropy-focused issue, Fortune magazine listed Jacqueline Novogratz (Col ’83) among those who “have the power, drive, and business acumen to really make a difference.”...

Spring 2008

Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Class ring, ID card find their way home

What do a lake in Mississippi and a circuit breaker panel in UVA’s Dobie House have in common?

Both yielded long-abandoned items in a curious...

Spring 2008

Two for One

Two for One

Grant has unexpected payoff in African project

A grant from the Jefferson Trust yielded unexpected dividends for a project that’s addressing community health issues in Africa.

The trust, which is administered by...

Spring 2008

Just Did It

Just Did It

How I created a new product

It all started because I couldn’t keep my shirt tucked in. Although my kids told me that the untucked look was stylish, I still wanted a little...

Winter 2007

A Weekend to Remember

A Weekend to Remember

Weather and football victory make Homecomings sparkle

A brilliant fall weekend provided a perfect backdrop for Homecomings weekend Oct. 13 and 14, and alumni made the most of the pleasant conditions at events before and after the Cavaliers...

Winter 2007

Work in Progress

Work in Progress

Painting wins contest, in the nick of time

Rubaina Zaman (Col ’09) believes that a painting is never really finished, but she had to put that concept aside while rushing to complete an art assignment last spring.<...

Winter 2007

Building on Rivalry

Building on Rivalry

UVA, Virginia Tech alumni join forces in Habitat for Humanity challenge in Richmond

Traditional rivals are joining hands—and hammers—in a unique housing project in Richmond.

The UVA Club of Richmond and its equivalent Virginia Tech alumni...

Winter 2007

Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back

Soccer ace uses sideline time to prepare for record-setting run

No athlete wants forced time off, but Shannon Foley (Col ’07) used a season on the sidelines to her advantage.

In 2006, she tore a ligament in her...

Winter 2007

Making His Mark

Making His Mark

Mitchell excels for Dust Devils

The Fall 2007 issue of Virginia Magazine inadvertently omitted Mike Mitchell (Col ’07) from a list of Virginia players selected in the Major League Baseball draft.

Mitchell, an...

Winter 2007

Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale

Kirkwood can kill, but she also plans to heal

Vision. Maturity. Adaptability.

They all are at Sarah Kirkwood’s elbow when she cocks her arm to slam another kill shot at an opposing volleyball team.<...

Winter 2007

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Tina Fey takes 30 Rock from underdog status to Emmy-winning series

When Tina Fey’s (Col ’92) maiden effort at a comedy series, 30 Rock, debuted last fall, people were soon talking about its demise. Sure, it attracted 5.4 million viewers...

Winter 2007

Verbatim

Verbatim

“I have done my best.”

—Virginia Sen. John W. Warner (Law ’53) at the Rotunda, announcing his intention...

Winter 2007

New & Notable

New & Notable

Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge: The Book of Mnemonic Devices Rod L. Evans (Grad ’81, ’87) The Penguin Group

For those in search of memory...

Winter 2007

The First Book

The First Book

We profile five emerging writers, all alumni of UVA’s creative writing program who are celebrating the recent publication of their first book.

UVA's creative writing program ranks in the top tier nationally. We profile five graduates of this esteemed program who are celebrating their publishing debuts.

Winter 2007

The Right Hook

The Right Hook

Putting the splash back into fishing

Jamie Howard (Col '90) uses techniques culled from television sports coverage to bring excitement to fishing films.

Winter 2007

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Highlights

Looking back on tragedy

Looking back on tragedy

Mike Leinbach (Arch ’76, Engr ’81) led the extraordinary effort to piece together the space shuttle Columbia just days after he gave the go-ahead at its launch.

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater

Ready to Spin Off

Ready to Spin Off

Jason George (Com ’94) looks back on his time at UVA while looking forward to his role as a firefighter in a Grey’s Anatomy spin-off.