Topic: Alumnae

Deciphering Our Lady of the Lily

Deciphering Our Lady of the Lily

Empowering art, past and present

In 1912, when Georgia O’Keeffe arrived in Charlottesville, she’d nearly given up on art. “She hadn’t touched a paintbrush in four years,...

Spring 2009

Making a Nation Safe

Making a Nation Safe

Janet Napolitano (Law ’83) brings “no-nonsense” reputation to new role

President-elect Barack Obama outlined a daunting set of challenges for Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano (Law ’83) when he tapped her to become the nation’s next homeland security...

Spring 2009

Hoos in Office

Hoos in Office

From Puerto Rico to Texas, alumni win in November election

The November 2008 election will be remembered by the clarion call of a single word: change.

It propelled voters to support a broad vision of new possibilities&mdash...

December 16, 2008

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Olympic Gold

Rower Lindsay Shoop and soccer player Angela Hucles have something in common, in addition to being former student-athletes at UVA.

Each brought home gold medals from...

Winter 2008

Surprise of a Lifetime

Surprise of a Lifetime

Val Ackerman (Col ’81) honored for achievements in basketball

Val Ackerman’s trip to China for the 2008 Olympics will be memorable for several reasons.

For one, both the men’s and women’s...

Winter 2008

News Briefs

News Briefs

Ruffin Ready

Just a few days before the start of the fall semester, Ruffin Hall, the new home of the McIntire Department of Art’s studio art program,...

Winter 2008

Verbatim

Verbatim

“In my purse. I’ve only left home without it once or twice, and I felt completely naked.”

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Winter 2008

Mom’s the Word

Mom’s the Word

A magazine devoted to mothers attracts a strong following

They just felt compelled to create a magazine that, as thinking mothers, they would want to read.

Fall 2008

Basketball Beats Ballet

Basketball Beats Ballet

Ryan honored for wins, inspiring confidence

The world of ballet might be a better place if Debbie Ryan (Grad ’77) had made a different choice as a child, but the world of basketball would be poorer.

Fall 2008

Verbatim

Verbatim

“To achieve financial success will be harder, the stakes higher, than at any time since the settlers first set food on this land.”<...

Fall 2008

An Olympic First

An Olympic First

Steeplechase runner has chance at historic event in Beijing

Cromer (Col ’02, Grad ’03) was an All-American at UVA, and visions of standing on the winners’ podium at the Olympics bring a smile to her face.

Summer 2008

Return on Investment

Return on Investment

Gustafson this year's Distinguished Alumna

Gustafson has used her skills in making a living as an investor to give back to the University, and for her contributions the UVA Women’s Center selected her for its 2008 Distinguished Alumna Award.

Summer 2008

Soldiers’ Stories

Soldiers’ Stories

Alumni talk about a life of combat

We spoke with alumni in the military about their experiences. They range from infantrymen and aviators to doctors, engineers and chaplains.

Summer 2008

The Continuing Education of Ms. Groves

The Continuing Education of Ms. Groves

Armed with new skills, Monica Groves (Col ’04) returns to scene of documentary

After a rocky first year in an Atlanta school, Groves decided to put her Harvard master's degree to work in the community that first helped her.

Summer 2008

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Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.

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.