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Landlocked? No Problem, Dude

Landlocked? No Problem, Dude

Surf Club members hit the road to catch waves

There is little chance that six-foot swells would ever break in the Dell pond, but members of the Surf Club would be the first to catch them if they do.

Summer 2009

Dr. Nurse

Dr. Nurse

Child obesity research leads to landmark degree

Summer 2009

Portraiture in Spray Paint

Portraiture in Spray Paint

James Dean Erickson (Col ’08) only paints people he knows. He paints them so large that their faces take up whole walls, their irises half a foot wide.

Summer 2009

Downhill Racers

Downhill Racers

The Virginia Alpine Ski and Snowboard Team hits the slopes

The Virginia Alpine Ski and Snowboard Team hits the slopes

March 17, 2009

Election Season

Election Season

In the John Paul Jones Arena, a crowd of approximately 3,000 people watched the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States.

Spring 2009

From PKs to FGs

From PKs to FGs

Soccer skills help Cavalier placekicker

Yannick Reyering (Col ’09) grew up in Germany kicking a round ball into a net. When he came to UVA, he had the same focus—and he put the ball into the net 39 times in a three-year career that included multiple All-ACC honors.

Winter 2008

So Modern

So Modern

Dance students take the stage

Aerial balletics were on display in one of the many arrestingly choreographed pieces in "Strands in Motion," a fall dance concert that showcased original work by both faculty and students.

Winter 2008

Tall Order

Tall Order

Teams look to front court for balance, leadership

With Sean Singletary and Sharneé Zoll providing leadership and fireworks for UVA’s basketball teams, last season could easily have been characterized as the Year of the Guards. Both players have gone on to the ranks of professional basketball, so now the Cavaliers will look to the front court for more points and power this season.

Winter 2008

Secret Society

Secret Society

Students share their innermost fears and desires

The project caught the attention of two students, Courtney Mallow (Col ’10) and James Burney (Col ’09), who are the co-directors of the Arts & Enrichment Committee, a part of the University Programs Council. After inviting Warren to visit the University, they solicited secrets from their fellow students and created an exhibit of the cards they’d collected to coincide with his appearance.

Winter 2008

The Power of Normal

The Power of Normal

UVA changing misperceptions, behavior with social norms campaign

All UVA students are heavy drinkers, right? Wrong. The National Social Norms Institute at UVA addresses common misperceptions.

Winter 2008

A Run to Remember

A Run to Remember

Beijing native bears Olympic torch in China

Thousands of my friends have asked me one question: How did I get that special honor as a torch bearer? That’s a long story to tell.

Winter 2008

Catching Up on Getting In

Catching Up on Getting In

UVA’s first year without early admission

In the first admission cycle since the University eliminated its binding early-decision program, the staff of the Office of Admission received a pleasant surprise.

Winter 2008

The Caretaker of No. 13

The Caretaker of No. 13

Student fulfills charge of Raven Society

In the 101 years since UVA President Edwin A. Alderman charged the Raven Society with the upkeep of the Edgar Allan Poe Room, a Raven Society member has swept its wooden floors and dusted its antique furniture.

Winter 2008

Picture This

Picture This

The Virginia Magazine Photo Contest

The contest sought photographs that captured the spirit of the University. Pictures from alumni, faculty and students rolled in, and the judges have picked the best of the bunch.

Winter 2008

Green Thumbs Up

Green Thumbs Up

University making strides in sustainability

It’s not easy being green, but UVA is getting higher marks for its environmentally friendly programs.

Winter 2008

Winning Palette

Winning Palette

Student's eye for color earns prize

Alli McKee (Col '09) wins the Alumni Association's 2009 art prize.

Winter 2008

Troubling Signs

Troubling Signs

Protests lead to repeal of policy

A short-lived ban on signs at Scott Stadium this fall raised the hackles of fans—particularly among students—and drew darts from pundits across the nation.

Winter 2008

Something for Everyone

Something for Everyone

Navigating the carnival-like atmosphere of the Student Activities Fair is an annual rite of passage for newly arrived first years.

Winter 2008

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