Topic: Prominent & Interesting Alumni

The Bee Keeper

The Bee Keeper

A conversation with Sam Ezersky (Engr ’17), the editor of The New York Times’ buzzy word game

New York Times puzzle editor Sam Ezersky responded to our questions with anagrams—several of them, specially designed for UVA alumni.

Winter 2022

’Hoos in Tokyo

’Hoos in Tokyo

Here’s a look at our most recent Olympians: current and former UVA athletes and coaches who competed in the delayed 2020 Olympic Games.

Fall 2021

Game Show ’Hoos

Game Show ’Hoos

UVA alums win on Wheel, Jeopardy!

Pressing their luck and testing their knowledge, clever Cavs take a spin on Wheel, Jeopardy!

October 26, 2020

Testing Grounds for indie greatness

Testing Grounds for indie greatness

The chaos and experimentation that prepped the stars of Pavement and Silver Jews for success

The story behind the mediocre band that prepped the stars of Pavement and Silver Jews for success.

Spring 2020

‘I made a good magazine’

‘I made a good magazine’

Former Esquire editor David Granger (Grad '81) sits down with us on his way to the Hall of Fame

On his way to the Hall of Fame, legendary Esquire editor David Granger (Grad '81) sat down with us for a Q&A, Esquire-style.

Spring 2020

Only 59 Years Apart

Only 59 Years Apart

Two recent grads have much in common, just not their age

Two recent grads have much in common, just not their age.

Summer 2019

Larger than Architecture

Larger than Architecture

Alumna deploys success in video game to design buildings that help heal

Alumna deploys success in video game to design buildings that help heal.

Summer 2019

On the Beat

On the Beat

UVA grads find success in journalism

UVA grads find success in journalism.

Spring 2019

Sports Stars

Sports Stars

Tennis star Danielle Collins (Col ’16) and Super Bowl-winner Chris Long (Col ’08) are making headlines

Spring 2019

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

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It’s Not Easy Being Dean

It’s Not Easy Being Dean

The role comes with a giant set of responsibilities. Here’s a look at some of UVA’s famous (and infamous) deans of the past.