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On Common Grounds

On Common Grounds

An incomplete list of notable alumni who shared the University

The giants among us: A roundup of alumni who walked from the Lawn to prominence.

Winter 2018

Across the Miles  and the Years

Across the Miles and the Years

Georgia Hunter spent a decade researching her family’s harrowing Holocaust escape for her New York Times best-selling debut novel

Fall 2018

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

Alumnus brought his Broadway talents to Charlottesville to direct and choreograph A Chorus Line

Alumnus brought his Broadway talents to Charlottesville to direct and choreograph A Chorus Line.

Fall 2018

Sesame in Syria

Sesame in Syria

Sherrie Westin (Col ’80) helps bring the early-education programs of Sesame Street to refugee camps in the Middle East.

Fall 2018

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

Putting Your Thoughts into Action

UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer G. Andrasko shares the results of the all-alumni survey.

Fall 2018

Williams’ World

Williams’ World

Jarmere Jenkins (Col ’13) has found his sweet spot as hitting partner for superstar Serena Williams.

Fall 2018

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

An Air Force master sergeant’s first deployment changed her life

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Fall 2018

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Paris 1919: A loose translation and the reunion to end all reunions

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.

Fall 2018

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

E-School helps ideas get to marketplace

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.

Fall 2018

From the Editor

From the Editor

A new president, Paris of old, and the Pratt Ginkgo

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

Fall 2018

Looking back on tragedy

Looking back on tragedy

In new book, alum details the immense work of bringing space shuttle Columbia home

Mike Leinbach (Arch ’76, Engr ’81) led the extraordinary effort to piece together the space shuttle Columbia just days after he gave the go-ahead at its launch.

Summer 2018

From the Editor

From the Editor

On my honorific as an editor…

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

Summer 2018

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

The power of the UVA network: Share it forward

UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer Andrasko writes of the impact alumni can have on the experiences of current students.

Summer 2018

Measured in Degrees

Measured in Degrees

Which majors are hotter than others, going back 20-plus years

UVA will confer another several thousand diplomas this spring. We’ve broken down past years’ academic degrees by disciplines. Take a look, and maybe a few clicks, at our interactive charts to explore the two-decade trends in subject-matter popularity.

April 16, 2018

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

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Highlights

Scaling Up

Scaling Up

A law school climb to Everest base camp could set a new baseline in global learning.

Thinking Big

Thinking Big

The Class of 2020’s student leaders bring big ideas, diverse experiences.

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.