For those of us non-preppies: painter’s pants! White cotton twill with a few extra loops—for paint brushes, I guess.
Nancy Borges Barnes (Col ’78) about must-have fashion items during her time on Grounds
We had a tight bond. We all recognized we were in it together.
Charles “Buddy” Yancey (Engr ’64) about the first Black students at UVA
The telegram just was someone dousing fuel on the fire.
Louis Levitt (Col ’70) about the missive the Alumni Association sent to parents during 1970 student unrest
I think there's a consensus among a lot of people that they are a lot more motivated here. At home, it kind of feels like almost more of a vacation-type thing.
Tess Enderson (Col ’22) on remote learning from Grounds
Everybody is at the table, and everybody is working together.
Craig Kent, EVP for health affairs, on the collaboration to find a cure for Covid-19
This isn't how we live life, but this is our reality for the time being.
Kiah Ford (Col ’14), a nurse in Atlanta, about the Coronavirus pandemic
I’m not seeing people’s faces and feeling like I need to be accountable to them.
Perri Nelson (Col ’22) about distance learning
I’m still in shock my season ended like this.
Lizzie Trull (Com ’20), member of the UVA women’s rowing team
It suddenly went from this terrific doom and gloom atmosphere that was distracting, to relief.
Tom Ballou (Col ’66) on being at UVA during the Cuban Missile Crisis
Illustrating a book isn’t translating the story. It’s extending the story.
Illustrator and author Vashti Harrison (Col ’10)