Topic: Alumni

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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

The Bore Hole: An Essay

The Bore Hole: An Essay

What is clean water worth?

When Kenda Mutongi (Grad ’93, ’96), a history professor at Williams College, returned to her village in Kenya to organize the digging of a well, she met unexpected resistance.

Winter 2007

Emerging Winemakers

Emerging Winemakers

Jerry and Lauren Bias build on Jefferson's legacy of viticulture

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Lauren Bias calls it “a hobby gone wild.”

Jerry Bias (Col ‘90) says it’s “almost surreal.”

However...

October 12, 2007

Rocking the Troops

Rocking the Troops

Band hits high notes on Asian tour

Sons of Bill have adventures and misadventures during their July 2007 tour of Asia.

September 1, 2007

Reunions 2007

Reunions 2007

Bigger and better

On May 31 through June 3, a record crowd of more than 3,600 alumni and family members returned to Grounds for a weekend...

Fall 2007

Welcome Aboard

Welcome Aboard

On July 1, Allen B. Rider III (Col ’76, GSBA ’83) of Manakin-Sabot, Va., succeeded Richard B. Payne Jr. (Col ’70) of Minneapolis as chair of the Alumni Association&rsquo...

Fall 2007

Lounging Around

Lounging Around

Alumni Hall has always been the home base for alumni when they’re at the University. With the recent completion of a new, 1,300-square-foot alumni lounge, that home...

Fall 2007

New and Improved

New and Improved

HoosOnline now offers more for alumni

HoosOnline, the online alumni directory, has for years been a great way to find information about fellow alumni. If you haven’t logged on recently, now’s...

Fall 2007

Murder, She Writes

Murder, She Writes

From New York crime fighter to New York Times best seller

Linda Fairstein (Law ’72) earned the nickname "Hell on Heels" during her 25 years as chief prosecutor for Manhattan's Sex Crimes Unit. Having helped reform a judicial system myopic about violence towards women, she's turned her talents to crime fiction.

Fall 2007

Engineering Change

Engineering Change

Jill Tietjen named distinguished alumna

One of the first women to graduate from the University’s School of Engineering is the recipient of the 2007 Distinguished Alumna Award, presented by the Women’s...

Summer 2007

Beyond All-American

Beyond All-American

A half-century after his playing days, Bakhtiar honored again

Jamshid “Jim” Bakhtiar’s performance on the football field earned him All-America honors in 1957. What he’s done since makes him proudest.

In...

Summer 2007

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Highlights

End of an Era

End of an Era

The Littlepage years saw major gains, some setbacks and lots of tough calls subject to second-guessing.

Going Out on Top

Going Out on Top

Learn about UVA's Student Council president, the Honor Committee and University Judiciary Committee chairs, the editor-in-chief of the Cavalier Daily, and the co-chairs of the Housing & Residence Life program.

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

A doctor thought she’d donate blankets and socks during Hurricane Harvey and ended up contributing so much more.