Topic: International

The Dilemma of U.S.-Iran Relations

The Dilemma of U.S.-Iran Relations

Reflections on a life's work

Iran is my birth land; UVA, my intellectual home for 60 years. Here, I've tried to advance understanding of Iran's foreign policy.

Fall 2012

Globe-trotting TV

Globe-trotting TV

Two alumni work on The Amazing Race: China Rush

Two alumni work on The Amazing Race: China Rush

Fall 2012

True Blue

True Blue

New turf field hosts Olympic teams

What does the University Hall Turf Field, the facility where the UVA varsity field hockey team practices and competes, have in common with the Riverbank Arena in London? Both...

Fall 2012

Taking Stock of Summer

Taking Stock of Summer

As you relax on a sunny beach or shady porch to read this summer issue of Virginia Magazine, you may suppose that the University closes its doors and takes...

Summer 2012

Getting Serious About Playgrounds

Getting Serious About Playgrounds

During a trip to Bangladesh as part of a UVA January term class on social enterprises, first-year student Daniel Ng (Col '15) noticed children there were playing in unsafe places,...

Summer 2012

Over Seven Billion Served

Over Seven Billion Served

UVA professors explain the dynamics of the population boom and demographic transition

Last October, the 7 billionth person on the planet was born. Professors explain the dynamics of the population boom and demographic transition.

Spring 2012

1976: A Royal Visit

1976: A Royal Visit

On July 10, Queen Elizabeth toured the Academical Village, where 18,000 people watched her stroll down the Lawn.

Spring 2012

Eyes on the Olympics

Eyes on the Olympics

UVA athletes play vital role in Team USA’s path to No. 1

UVA athletes play vital role in Team USA’s path to No. 1

Spring 2012

Shaping the Future

Shaping the Future

One of the energizing aspects of daily life at UVA is the constant exposure to astonishing research, scholarship and other creative activities. Our faculty members are working at the...

Winter 2011

Standing Guard

Standing Guard

How UVA helps protect America

How UVA helps protect America by shaping the soldiers, law enforcement officers, policymakers and scientists of tomorrow.

Winter 2011

A Summer at a Bolivian Orphanage

A Summer at a Bolivian Orphanage

An alumna’s rejuvenating volunteer experience

Last summer, I visited an orphanage in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, called the Stansberry Children’s Home. The trip was full of unexpected coincidences and on the first day,...

October 10, 2011

Education in Kenya

Education in Kenya

A trip to the slums of Nairobi inspires an educator

In July, Doug Granger (Educ ’06) visited Kenya with his wife and a couple of friends to take part in a mission conference through his church in Charlottesville. While...

September 23, 2011

Sowing the Seeds of Peace

Sowing the Seeds of Peace

Diplomat Judith Raine Baroody (Grad ’85) brings together divided Cypriots

Diplomats in blue jeans, we gazed up anxiously at the September skies of Cyprus as we assembled chairs and sound equipment for the festival to bring together Greek- and...

August 26, 2011

Witness to Revolution

Witness to Revolution

Surviving the April 2010 coup in Kyrgyzstan

Jia Tolentino (Col '09), member of the Peace Corps, survives the April 2010 coup in Kyrgystan

Fall 2011

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Highlights

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.

Jenifer Andrasko named UVA Alumni Association CEO

Jenifer Andrasko named UVA Alumni Association CEO

Corporate executive and management expert Jenifer Andrasko, a former U.S. Navy pilot, mission commander and NATO officer, will be the University of Virginia Alumni Association’s next president and CEO.

Business, Anyone?

Business, Anyone?

“Maximizing Leadership Potential in Sports and Business,” a unique seminar for second-year M.B.A. students, is co-taught by a Darden dean and a men’s tennis coach.