Lavell O. Payne (Col '11 L/M) graduated from the University of Akron School of Law on May 18, 2014. In addition to receiving a Juris Doctor degree, Ms. Payne received the 2013-14 National Association of Women Lawyers Award and the 2013-2014 American Law Institute—Continuing Legal Education Scholarship & Leadership Award. She has accepted a position as an in-house trial attorney with the trial division of Nationwide Insurance. Ms. Payne and her children, Tyanna and Tavien, reside in northeast Ohio.
Sieglinde “Siggi” Hindrichs (Com '11 ) is a second-year student at Stanford Law School at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. Before attending law school, she taught 8th grade in Boston Public Schools for two years through Teach for America.
Michael Nelson Bailey (Darden '11, Law '11 ) and Amelia Purser Bailey (Res ’11) welcomed a daughter, Elizabeth “Ellie” Cambre, on May 19, 2014. The family resides in Memphis, Tenn., where Mr. Bailey serves as vice president and equity analyst for NewSouth Capital Management and Dr. Bailey, who recently completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility with Harvard Medical School at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is director of minimally invasive surgery at Fertility Associates of Memphis.
Olyvia Rebeccah Christley (Col ’11 L/M) married Matthew Scott Moran (Col ’11 L/M) on Nov. 11, 2011, in Washington, D.C. They had a second ceremony and reception Nov. 12, 2011, at the Kyle House in Fincastle, Va. The couple resides in Roanoke, Va., where Ms. Christley is a district representative for U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte and Mr. Moran is managing the re-election campaign of U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith.
Benjamin Fagan (Grad ’11) is among seven individuals who have received fellowships as part of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Visiting Scholars Program. During his yearlong residency in Cambridge, Mr. Fagan will work on a project titled “The Black Newspaper and the American Nation.”
James Jackson Hill IV (Col ’11 L/M) lives in Chinandega, Nicaragua and works for Amigos for Christ. The organization partners with community members to provide rural villages in the Chinandega area with clean water, education and health care through a sustainable development model. Mr. Hill oversees the short-term mission teams hosted throughout the year.
Marguerite McNeal (Col ’11 L/M) is a graduate student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where she is studying interactive publishing.
Victoria O’Dea (Col ’11 L/M) is pursuing a Master of Arts degree in English literature at University College London in London, England. She is enrolled in the Issues in Modern Culture program that examines literature and culture from the end of the 19th century to the present day. Ms. O’Dea plans to move back to the U.S. this fall.
Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?Changing the Greek System
A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.Connecting the Dots
Nelson Saiers wants to use his art—and math— to build awareness around issues he observed firsthand growing up in war-torn regions of the world.When Mem Rocked
Built in 1924 as a World War I memorial, Memorial Gym served as a multipurpose arena, hosting everything from wrestling matches to social dances.
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