Topic: Memories of UVA

Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits

An alumna discovered lifelong friendship in her first-year dorm

It was at the University of Virginia that I learned that Chinese American families like mine could be happy.

My dad and four older brothers emigrated from...

November 1, 2010

A Segregated Charlottesville

A Segregated Charlottesville

An alum reflects on his student experience during the early ‘60s

Charlottesville in the 1960s was a surreal experience for a student who grew up in Japan.

September 17, 2010

Two Generations of Graduates

Two Generations of Graduates

On a Sunday in Charlottesville, I was standing outside in a torrential downpour with my dress shoes covered in mud. The unforgiving rain hammered hard into my graduation cap...

May 26, 2009

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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.

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater