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Quests & Answers
From workplace productivity to global health, from cybersecurity to yogurt serenity, UVA researchers reached across disciplines, schools and the world.
Griddle Me This
For decades, it cheered our hearts, warmed our blood and hardened our arteries. The origin story and afterlife of the Grillswith. And also the recipe.
Exactly what he didn’t want. Exactly what UVA needed.
Finding the University’s first president took 80 years—give-or-take, heeding Jefferson, or not.
The First President
UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.
Visitor in Chief
The Board of Visitors’ new rector talks about where we’re going, how he likes to manage and what he’s looking for in the next president.
UVA to Award Warmbier Posthumous Degree
UVA student Otto Warmbier (Com ’17), who died after spending 17 months in North Korean captivity, will receive a bachelor of arts degree in economics.
Rolling Stone settles with Phi Kappa Psi
The UVA chapter accepted a $1.65 million payout, marking the end of litigation.
More New Institutes Tackle Global Issues
Training the next generation to think outside of their disciplines is a goal of the UVA Global Infectious Diseases Institute and the Environmental Resilience Institute.
Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved
The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.
New rector Rusty Conner (Col ’78, Law ’81) is one of several people in a new role on the University’s Board of Visitors.
When Hate Came to Town
Officials, alumni condemn violence in the name of hate on Grounds and in town.
Welcome, Class of 2021
Nearly 90 percent of incoming first-years were in the top tenth of their graduating high school class. Check out the class by the numbers.
Sports Awards Roundup
Former basketball star Malcolm Brogdon (Col ’15, Batten ’16), former lacrosse standout Doug Knight (Col ’97) and current UVA women’s rowing coach Kevin Sauer all received accolades.
N.C. Stater Dives in to Coach Swimming
The former N.C. State assistant helped lead the Wolfpack to its highest finishes last season.
Encyclopedia Virginia managing editor Brendan Wolfe has turned a Virginia Magazine feature into a book.
New & Noteworthy
Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.
From the Publisher
In a note penned just after the events of August 11 and 12, new UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer Andrasko reaffirms the values that define us as Wahoos.
A Classroom as Big as the Lawn
Through architecture, Jefferson hoped students would gain a sense of design, order and beauty.
200 and Counting
Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says the bicentennial will be much more than a birthday celebration.
The physics class, created by professor Louis Bloomfield in 1991, is a big hit with nonscience majors.
Why I happily traded 7 million viewers for 20 undergraduates in a classroom. A report from our correspondent on the frontlines.
A League of His Own
Former Virginia basketball star Roger Mason (Arch ’03) is teaming with Ice Cube in a new venture.
From the Editor
Editor S. Richard Gard Jr. notes that Virginia Magazine will continue to cover the events of August 11 and 12, then delves into the magazine’s Fall offerings.