Eleanor Gould delights in sharing glimpses of Monticello's biodiversity and inspires her Instagram followers to see the flowers and insects, fruits and vegetables, sun-dappled trees and sweeping vistas with fresh eyes.
Alex Arriaga (Col '87) has tackled issues of human rights violations around the world — from torture and ethnic genocide to forced child marriage and the systemic rape of women in war zones — for the past 28 years. "Human rights," shes says, "is in my DNA."
Job interviews will always be stressful. The stakes are high, and the margin for error is slim. Here's how Alumni Career Services can help.
Alumni track athletes Erika Pierce, Stephanie Garcia and Robby Andrews aren't showing signs of slowing down any time soon.
After finishing his collegiate career as UVA’s all-time leading rusher, Thomas Jones (Col ’99) spent 12 years in the NFL before heading to Hollywood.
UVA's new John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History will support various programs and activities to benefit both academic researchers and a public audience.
When Cali and Blaise Gaston were both diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2015, they underwent treatment at UVA and found extraordinary support in the Charlottesville Women's Four Miler race community.
After studying at perhaps the most architecturally famous school in America, a number of UVA graduates have gone on to work at presidential places and end up preserving more than just buildings.
Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.
Former UVA women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.
Alumna Micaela Connery had an idea in high school to offer a theater program open to kids of all abilities, including those with special needs.
Annie Rorem (Batten ’13) conducts research on education and labor force participation with a particular interest in gender.
The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index measures the long-term success of college graduates along three axes—and shows that UVA alumni come out ahead of their peers on each.
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Take a look into the past, with commentary on select ads provided by UVA history professor and BackStory co-host Brian Balogh.