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From the Editor

From the Editor

Seven Days That Shook the U

Editor S. Richard Gard Jr. provides a preview of the magazine’s Spring offerings.

Spring 2018

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

Anticipation—and Participation

UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer Andrasko is excited for what is to come and asks alumni to make their voices heard.

Spring 2018

Greeks Bearing Gifts

Greeks Bearing Gifts

With support for the Rotunda and Jefferson Scholarships, fraternities and sororities show that charity doesn’t always begin at the house.

From scholarships to Rotunda restoration, Greek organizations are giving back and standing out in a big way.

Spring 2018

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet, Jon Provan follow their hearts to success in New York theater

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

Spring 2018

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

When Dr. Jennifer McQuade offered to help a Hurricane Harvey shelter, she had no idea the lives she’d change, including her own.

A doctor thought she’d donate blankets and socks during Hurricane Harvey and ended up contributing so much more.

Winter 2017

UVA Born and Bread

UVA Born and Bread

Wahoo’s acclaimed NOLA restaurant has a slice of Charlottesville

Mason Hereford (Col ’08) and his award-winning sandwiches.

Winter 2017

Oldest known alum dies at 107

Oldest known alum dies at 107

John Risher | May 11, 1910–November 3, 2017

Dr. John Risher (Col ’32, Med ’36), who had been the University’s oldest known living alum, died November 3, 2017. He was 107.

November 3, 2017

From the Editor

From the Editor

From Dolor to Doughnuts

Editor S. Richard Gard Jr. notes that Virginia Magazine will continue to cover the events of August 11 and 12, then delves into the magazine’s Fall offerings.

Fall 2017

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

The Opportunity to Lead

In a note penned just after the events of August 11 and 12, new UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer Andrasko reaffirms the values that define us as Wahoos.

Fall 2017

Griddle Me This

Griddle Me This

Our scoop on the double-doughnut tradition that lives on—the Grillswith.

For decades, it cheered our hearts, warmed our blood and hardened our arteries. The origin story and afterlife of the Grillswith. And also the recipe.

Fall 2017

Fighting Fire with Fellowship

Fighting Fire with Fellowship

The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.

August 17, 2017

An Outpouring Pours In

An Outpouring Pours In

A small sampling of alumni reactions to the August 2017 violence in Charlottesville.

August 17, 2017

Rising Star

Rising Star

Jia Tolentino has quickly made a name for herself as an essayist

Jia Tolentino (Col ’09), a writer for newyorker.com, was recently named to Forbes’ 30-under-30 list of up-and-coming media professionals.

Summer 2017

News Briefs

News Briefs

Summer 2017

Virginia’s Curry School of Education climbs in the rankings; a new student center opens on the Corner; and a Grammy Award-winning producer visits Grounds.

Summer 2017

Jenifer Andrasko named UVA Alumni Association CEO

Jenifer Andrasko named UVA Alumni Association CEO

Leadership expert, ex-Navy pilot to be Alumni Association’s first woman president

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.

April 24, 2017

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

The alumnae who helped D.C.’s African-American museum ‘claim space’

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.

Spring 2017

Alumni Helping Us Build a Better UVA

Alumni Helping Us Build a Better UVA

In a national Gallup survey, UVA’s young alumni beat national averages in well-being, workplace engagement and emotional connection to their alma mater.

Spring 2017

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

One-time, short-notice seminars touch on topical issues

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.

Spring 2017

’Hoo Are You?

’Hoo Are You?

A look at UVA’s alumni, by the numbers

The University of Virginia has more than 230,000 living alumni. Take a look at how alumni demographics have changed over the past six decades, as well as where alumni live and what they do professionally.

February 14, 2017

The Jefferson Curating Society

The Jefferson Curating Society

At long last, the oldest student group on Grounds agrees to share a treasure trove of UVA history.

In the end, the need to preserve the artifacts of UVA’s oldest student group was beyond debate.

Winter 2016

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Beyond Blackface

Beyond Blackface

Recent political scandals prompted Corks & Curls to look for a new name. They also had us looking through our own back issues.