Topic: Students

Pinning Down Prospects

Pinning Down Prospects

Garland goes to the mat for top recruits

Steve Garland (Col ’00) is a born salesman—that rare kind of coach who, through sheer force of personality, can persuade you to buy his pitch.

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Winter 2007

You Are What You Wear

You Are What You Wear

T-shirts and messages

Your abiding passion? Your sense of humor? Your favorite candy? They often wind up on T-shirts. Here’s a glimpse of what’s on the minds&mdash...

Winter 2007

A Musical First

A Musical First

An original path to a Ph.D.

Mary Simonson spent her childhood years in New Jersey doing normal kids’ stuff—taking piano lessons, competing in gymnastics and studying dance. Injuries and other interests led...

Winter 2007

No Laughing Matter

No Laughing Matter

Cavalier Daily cartoon leads to firing

A cartoon in the Cavalier Daily this fall led to protests, a sit-in, an apology and, ultimately, the forced resignation of the cartoonist.

Grant Woolard, a fourth-year...

Winter 2007

Blue, Orange and Green

Blue, Orange and Green

The growing environmental sensibility on Grounds

Though the pace of change might not suit everyone, UVA is moving toward a greener future on many fronts.

Winter 2007

Many Faces, One Body

Many Faces, One Body

Class of 2011 most diverse on record

Even before setting foot on Grounds this fall, the Class of 2011 made history. More than 33 percent of the 3,248 first-year students entering the University identified themselves as either minorities or...

Winter 2007

Summer in C’ville

Summer in C’ville

Why some students stick around

Shortly after final exams in late May, traffic thins, the pace slows and a lazy calm settles over Charlottesville. Weary students have ventured home for the prospect of summer...

Fall 2007

The Producers

The Producers

The young man sitting behind the large, glossy desk—hair disheveled, tie askew, khaki sport coat mildly rumpled—doesn’t look like your typical news anchor....

Summer 2007

Bald is Beautiful

Bald is Beautiful

Students shorn for a good cause

St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally observed by the wearing of the green. But St. Baldrick’s Day, celebrated at the University of Virginia on March 23, requires...

Summer 2007

Club Clemons

Club Clemons

Late on a cool night in mid-December, Ifechi N. Momah (Col ’08) hurries down McCormick Road. All is silent and empty on Grounds. Activity has ceased—no practices,...

Spring 2007

Research Party

Research Party

More students are pursuing knowledge outside the lecture hall

Perhaps it represents a revival of intellectual curiosity, or, more cynically, a fine way to burnish one’s grad-school credentials. Whatever the motivation, increasing numbers of UVA undergraduates...

Spring 2007

Jolly Good Fellow

Jolly Good Fellow

Wooing top grad students

If not for her brother, Anna Estes might be unique among University students. How many can claim to have spent large portions of their childhood in Tanzania’s...

Spring 2007

Know Your Lines

Know Your Lines

Getting into character

Go behind the scenes of the drama department's production of George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, where students learn about collaboration and taking risks.

Spring 2007

Dorm Chic

Dorm Chic

The abode away from home

Current students talk about the money and effort involved in making a dorm room a personalized space.

Winter 2006

Into Africa

Into Africa

Lessons in cultural immersion

Seduced long ago by a lion's roar, environmental sciences professor Bob Swap introduces a new generation of students to a complex and changing Africa.

Winter 2006

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Highlights

A Place to Remember

A Place to Remember

A new space between Clemons and Alderman libraries provides a place for students to reflect.

Color Bind

Color Bind

Excavation uncovers a dilemma: Should the colonnade be the bright white of our time or the unpainted tan of Jefferson’s?

Faces of Grounds

Faces of Grounds

They have long tenure, but they don’t grade and they don’t judge. They make you feel at home.

Learning to Grow

Learning to Grow

A January Term class teaches students to ask better questions and to be open to challenge in school and in life.