Topic: Memories of UVA

The James A.D. Cox Distinguished Lectureship in Architecture

The James A.D. Cox Distinguished Lectureship in Architecture

A professor is honored for his mentorship and love of culture

James Cox came to the University of Virginia from England as a visiting professor of design in the School of Architecture from 1961-62. While he was there, he took...

November 4, 2013

Getting Involved

Getting Involved

Ten years after graduation, I’m on the board of two major non-profit organizations. I was recently elected president of a national political organization, and I’m...

September 13, 2013

‘Strong and Disagreeable’

‘Strong and Disagreeable’

Notes on a Jeffersonian Sentence

I was still a teenager when Thomas Jefferson broke my heart. It happened in a single sentence; a permanent break. The moment came while I was reading Notes on...

June 25, 2013

College Daze

College Daze

An alumnus tries out his old friend's new board game

When I arrived in Dabney Dorm in the fall of 1975, I met a young architecture student across the hall, Robert W. Shutler (Arch '79). He was like few others I'...

June 10, 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

The Black Alumni Brood

The Black Alumni Brood

“Once, we were alone. And then we were not.” An alumna writes about the importance of Black Alumni Weekend.

May 13, 2013

College, Life

College, Life

The following is taken from a speech given in Charlottesville on March 14th, 2012, to an audience of students and alumni from the University of Virginia. The speech is a...

March 22, 2013

Memories of the University During the 1950s

Memories of the University During the 1950s

Past issues of the University of Virginia Magazine aroused pleasant memories that occurred during the spring of 1945 and the school year 1957-58 in Charlottesville and at the University of...

March 22, 2013

When Soviets Loomed Large

When Soviets Loomed Large

An alumnus remembers Soviet poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko’s visit

In February 1972, Soviet poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko came to give a recital of his works in Old Cabell Hall. This visit came before the Dome Room was restored in the...

June 25, 2012

Ray-flections

Ray-flections

An alumnus remembers professor Ray Bice

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As a student, being related to the quiet professorial rock star known more broadly in the University of Virginia community as Dr. Bice placed me in a...

March 7, 2012

Greatest UVA Baseball Comeback

Greatest UVA Baseball Comeback

Alumnus’ experience of the UVA vs. UCI game in June 2011

I was lucky enough to be invited to the final baseball game of the Virginia Super Regional against UC Irvine on June 13, my birthday. Being an ‘83 alum, I...

August 22, 2011

Alumni Love Stories

Alumni Love Stories

UVA as matchmaker

We asked you to tell us your love stories. And you came back with stories about awkward introductions and first dates on the Corner.

July 22, 2011

Remembrances from War Years

Remembrances from War Years

An alumna who studied engineering shares a few memories

An alumna who studied engineering shares a few memories

April 13, 2011

The Way We Were: The ’20s and ’30s at UVA

The Way We Were: The ’20s and ’30s at UVA

A conversation with Constance Page Daniel

Constance Page Daniel—whose father was mathematics professor mathematics professor James Morris Page, dean of the faculty—grew up on Grounds and earned an undergraduate degree from...

February 23, 2011

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