After finishing his collegiate career as UVA’s all-time leading rusher, Thomas Jones (Col ’99) spent 12 years in the NFL before heading to Hollywood.
UVA's new John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History will support various programs and activities to benefit both academic researchers and a public audience.
When Cali and Blaise Gaston were both diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2015, they underwent treatment at UVA and found extraordinary support in the Charlottesville Women's Four Miler race community.
After studying at perhaps the most architecturally famous school in America, a number of UVA graduates have gone on to work at presidential places and end up preserving more than just buildings.
Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.
Former UVA women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.
Alumna Micaela Connery had an idea in high school to offer a theater program open to kids of all abilities, including those with special needs.
Annie Rorem (Batten ’13) conducts research on education and labor force participation with a particular interest in gender.
The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index measures the long-term success of college graduates along three axes—and shows that UVA alumni come out ahead of their peers on each.
A few of the latest University news stories.
Take a look into the past, with commentary on select ads provided by UVA history professor and BackStory co-host Brian Balogh.
An award-winning filmmaker gives a master class on Grounds; an alumnus finds his niche in comedy.
A look at wrestling coach Steve Garland's formidable record.
Six recent book releases from UVA alumni and faculty.
Over the second weekend in april, more than 1,800 people—including nearly 1,200 alumni—attended Black Alumni Weekend on Grounds.
An outline of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism report on the Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus.”
Eric Topol (Col ’75), director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is helping untangle the mystery of sudden, unexplained death.
The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program matches students who are interested in a certain profession with graduates who are established in that field.
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.
Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
James Bell's (Arch '80) new book, Crisis in the Congo, takes place in a 20-month period between November 1959 and September 1961, when the Republic of Congo gained its independence from Belgium, a time of great upheaval and uncertainty.
Making UVA safe will require partnership among faculty and staff, students, parents, police and community business leaders—as well as alumni.
Readers share their thoughts about recent articles and events.