Topic: Alumnae

Look Closer

Look Closer

To truly understand the gender wage gap, we need a holistic understanding of the data

Annie Rorem (Batten ’13) conducts research on education and labor force participation with a particular interest in gender.

Fall 2015

The Force Is with Her

The Force Is with Her

Alumna writes new Star Wars and Star Trek stories

New York Times best-selling author Christie Golden has written dozens of novels, many based on licensed properties, including Star Wars and Star Trek, and created fantasy fiction's first elven vampire.

Summer 2015

The Faces of Ebola

The Faces of Ebola

Alumna journalist documents the human side of the disease

Alumna and journalist Carielle Doe has been documenting the Ebola outbreak and its aftermath in Liberia.

Spring 2015

Difference Maker: Lauranett Lee

Difference Maker: Lauranett Lee

Alumna works tirelessly to bring the names of Virginia’s slaves out from the shadows

Alumna searches for references to enslaved people to add them to “Unknown No Longer,” a public database of enslaved Virginians who appear in inventories, bills of sale, wills and other records.

Spring 2015

The Remedy

The Remedy

Alumna publishes memoir about surviving sexual assault

H. Marie Williams (Educ '06) recently published a memoir about overcoming the trauma of sexual assault. She talked to Virginia Magazine about The Remedy and her hopes for improving awareness about sexual assault survivors on Grounds.

February 12, 2015

Podcast People

Podcast People

Alumna Lulu Miller is the cohost of NPR’s new show Invisibilia

Alumna Lulu Miller (Grad '13) and Alix Spiegel have created a new National Public Radio show with a focus on how invisible forces influence human behavior.

January 19, 2015

The People’s Historian

The People’s Historian

Alumna Libby O’Connell brings the past to life as The History Channel’s chief historian

As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O’Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.

Winter 2014

One Last Twirl

One Last Twirl

The “Sabre Twins” have graduated and are moving on in separate directions. Almost.

Victoria (Col ’13) and Brittany Maiden (Col ’13), the so-called Sabre Twins, prepare for the twirling world championships.

Winter 2014

Everyone’s A Critic

Everyone’s A Critic

But alumna Mythili Rao is one of the best

Book critic Mythili Rao spoke to Virginia Magazine about the process of book reviewing, and the books she's looking forward to in 2014.

Spring 2014

No Pressure

No Pressure

Sasheer Zamata debuts on Saturday Night Live

The New Yorker said in its "Culture Desk" column that "her debut went without a hitch."

Spring 2014

Q&A with Tina Fey

Q&A with Tina Fey

Tina Fey answers questions from alumni

Tina Fey answers questions from alumni.

Winter 2013

Girl Most Likely

Girl Most Likely

The making of Tina Fey

The making of Tina Fey, as told by Fey's friends, professors and Fey herself.

Winter 2013

Making ‘Goodnight’

Making ‘Goodnight’

Two alumnae share the process of writing and producing their UVA-themed children’s book

As it turns out, writing the book was the easy part.  After we both gave birth to our little ones - Catherine's son, Jennings, came just a...

July 1, 2013

A Graduation Story

A Graduation Story

A father and daughter walk the Lawn on the same day

Maggie Voth (Col '13) walked the Lawn for Final Exercises with her close friends, as many other graduates did. However, she may be the only student in her class whose...

May 28, 2013

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Highlights

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.

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.