Topic: Alumni

Subtopics:   Alumnae Alumni Association Jefferson Trust Lifetime Learning Regional Clubs
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

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

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Highlights

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

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

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer G. Andrasko shares the results of the all-alumni survey.