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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

Person to Person

Person to Person

The Mead Money program helps students and faculty bond outside the classroom

The Mead Money program encourages faculty to form strong bonds with students outside the classroom by paying for their lunch.

Winter 2016

#DreamJob

#DreamJob

Streaking The Lawn blogger combines law and other sports

When alumnus Brian Leung started tweeting about UVA baseball one night, he never could have guessed that it would lead him to his dream job.

Winter 2016

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Readers share their thoughts on past issues, plus a farewell message from Alumni Association President C. Thomas Faulders III.

Winter 2016

Your career, our services

Your career, our services

Here’s a quick overview of career resources available to alumni. Plus, here’s how alumni can help students explore career possibilities.

October 18, 2016

Relief Pitcher

Relief Pitcher

How sleep ace Chris Winter helps MLB players go the distance after crossing time zones

A doctor is convincing MLB players about the advantage of sleep.

Fall 2016

The Many Roles of Teddy Sears

The Many Roles of Teddy Sears

Alumnus actor goes where his characters take him

School of Commerce alum Teddy Sears turned from his family’s athletic dynasty to pursue a business career, but somehow found himself acting instead. Here’s why.

Fall 2016

The Defense Rests

The Defense Rests

Leaving a career of standing alongside the indigent

James Hingeley, UVA Law School alum, retired this August after 25 years in public service. Here’s why he turned aside from his many opportunities at major NYC law firms.

Fall 2016

Questions Before Answers

Questions Before Answers

For inspiration, a novelist starts with what she doesn’t know

When asked how she comes up with story ideas, author Kim Brooks to points to a lesson learned from one of her UVA professors about asking questions.

Fall 2016

Drawing the Elite

Drawing the Elite

Ridley program helps diversify student body

The Alumni Association’s Ridley Scholarship Fund helps the University compete with other top schools to attract elite African-American students.

Fall 2016

Corps Challenges

Corps Challenges

From women in combat to men at rugby: a talk with the top marine

From the UVA rugby pitch to the global battlefield, a conversation with Marine Corps commandant General Robert Neller (Col ’75).

Summer 2016

All Together Now

All Together Now

The ins and outs of starting—and running—an Alumni Interest Group

The ins and outs of starting—and running—a UVA alumni interest group.

Summer 2016

The Honors of Honor

The Honors of Honor

A look at Final Exercises past

Take a look back at how Final Exercises have been celebrated in the past century.

May 9, 2016

The Oxford Experience

The Oxford Experience

Alumna explores the history, architecture and scenery of Oxford University

A group of alumni explores the rich history, architecture and scenery of Oxford University.

April 8, 2016

New Format for Reunions 2016

New Format for Reunions 2016

Consecutive-weekend schedule to accommodate more attendees

Celebrating a reunion this June? See what’s different this time around.

Spring 2016

Discovery and Loss

Discovery and Loss

Alumna documents Monticello’s changing landscapes through Instagram

Eleanor Gould delights in sharing glimpses of Monticello's biodiversity and inspires her Instagram followers to see the flowers and insects, fruits and vegetables, sun-dappled trees and sweeping vistas with fresh eyes.

Winter 2015

Past, Present and Future

Past, Present and Future

In the White House and beyond, alumna Alex Arriaga works for human rights

Alex Arriaga (Col '87) has tackled issues of human rights violations around the world — from torture and ethnic genocide to forced child marriage and the systemic rape of women in war zones — for the past 28 years. "Human rights," shes says, "is in my DNA."

Winter 2015

How to Ace an Interview

How to Ace an Interview

Alumni experts emphasize the importance of human connection

Job interviews will always be stressful. The stakes are high, and the margin for error is slim. Here's how Alumni Career Services can help.

Winter 2015

In the Long Run

In the Long Run

These alumni track athletes aren’t slowing down

Alumni track athletes Erika Pierce, Stephanie Garcia and Robby Andrews aren't showing signs of slowing down any time soon.

Winter 2015

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Highlights

First-Gens First

First-Gens First

Why UVA is putting new focus on students whose parents never went to college.

Dislike

Dislike

Professor’s work paints alarming portrait of Facebook’s power