Topic: Admissions

Carrying on the Legacy

Carrying on the Legacy

Greg Roberts discusses his new role as admission dean

A Q & A with Greg Roberts explores admissions.

Fall 2009

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Palin Comparison

In the most recent issue of Virginia Magazine, you refer to Tina Fey’s supposedly humorous impersonation of former Gov. Sarah Palin (“Quotable Quotes,”...

Fall 2009

Accessibility in Tough Times

Accessibility in Tough Times

In the middle of all of the bad news about the nation’s economy that we have been hearing and reading in recent months, we received some good...

Summer 2009

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

SATs and UVA

My child is taking a tough course load and is making terrific grades, but his SAT scores are weak. Should he even bother applying to UVA?

Admission...

Summer 2009

Admissions FAQ

Admissions FAQ

Is it more difficult for women to be admitted to the University?

No. “Parents of daughters—relax,” says Greg Roberts, dean of admission. “The...

Spring 2009

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Poe Room

At first glance, when I noticed the photo of André Harvey’s bronze crow sculpture, Sounding the Alarm, in the article “The...

Spring 2009

News Briefs

News Briefs

Animal Rights

Bob Barker, longtime host of the game show The Price is Right and animal-rights advocate, has given $1 million to the Law School to establish an animal law...

Spring 2009

In Memoriam: Jack Blackburn 1941-2009

In Memoriam: Jack Blackburn 1941-2009

The new year began with sad news, as two giants of the University community passed away in January. Gilbert J. Sullivan, retired Alumni Association director,...

Spring 2009

Catching Up on Getting In

Catching Up on Getting In

UVA’s first year without early admission

In the first admission cycle since the University eliminated its binding early-decision program, the staff of the Office of Admission received a pleasant surprise.

Winter 2008

Bookmarked: A Sampler of UVA Blogs

Bookmarked: A Sampler of UVA Blogs

UVA Today Blog http://uvatoday.org/blog A lively look at what’s going on around the University, drawn from UVA news sources and the mainstream...

Winter 2008

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

Does my child need to be the president of the class, play three varsity sports, walk dogs at the SPCA and spend part of her summer at a leadership conference in Amsterdam to be competitive at UVA?

Winter 2008

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

How does the University regard transfer students, particularly those from community colleges?

Fall 2008

Admission Dean to Retire in 2009

Admission Dean to Retire in 2009

Blackburn has helped shape classes for nearly 30 years

Three decades and 451,908 applications later, Blackburn, 66, has announced that he will retire in June 2009.

Fall 2008

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

Straight Talk: Demystifying the admission process

The best choices are made with accurate information.

Sometimes, however, prospective students have misconceptions that cloud the process of applying for admission to the University.

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Spring 2008

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Highlights

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

Alumnus brought his Broadway talents to Charlottesville to direct and choreograph A Chorus Line.

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.