The coronavirus pandemic has brought life to a standstill, but for UVA alumni in health care, it's been all hands on deck. Here's a look at how some of these nurses, doctors and scientists are responding to the historic fight.
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.
Jasmine Drake (Col ’13) entered UVA expecting to apply to medical school. After an Alternative Spring Break trip, she decided to give back to her community in the South Bronx.
A group of alumni explores the rich history, architecture and scenery of Oxford University.
Nicole Hurd (Grad ’02) saw an opportunity to expand education to underserved populations. So she launched the College Advising Corps, now the nation’s largest college access program, here at UVA.
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."
Alumna Micaela Connery had an idea in high school to offer a theater program open to kids of all abilities, including those with special needs.
Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
James Bell's (Arch '80) new book, Crisis in the Congo, takes place in a 20-month period between November 1959 and September 1961, when the Republic of Congo gained its independence from Belgium, a time of great upheaval and uncertainty.
Alumna searches for references to enslaved people to add them to “Unknown No Longer,” a public database of enslaved Virginians who appear in inventories, bills of sale, wills and other records.
H. Marie Williams (Educ '06) recently published a memoir about overcoming the trauma of sexual assault. She talked to Virginia Magazine about The Remedy and her hopes for improving awareness about sexual assault survivors on Grounds.
If you love sports, your heart eventually gets broken.
Read an edited version of the first chapter of Fritz Franke's new book, "The Chosen One."