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On Reunions Weekend, 4,700 alumni and guests came home to Grounds to celebrate. They enjoyed seminars, class dinners and receptions for student and Greek organizations. Popular
9 Tips for New Grads
Whether you're anxious or eager—most likely a combination of both—the switch from full-time student to full-time resident of the "real world" will have some
What services does the Alumni Association offer to alumni and their children applying to the University?
The University of Virginia Office of Admission defines a legacy student as the
Alumni Interest Groups keep graduates involved
Kenneth Liu and Rodney Davis had similar interests—both wanted to strengthen their connection to the University after graduating. They found similar solutions among the Alumni Interest Groups
Painting Away the Blues
Student wins prize with colorful art
Gloomy weather spurred Rebecca Lewis to undertake a project that is now a bright spot among her artistic endeavors.
An acrylic painting of a path winding through
Interaction is the Bee’s Knees
Photo by Christian Gromoll
When math professor Christian Gromoll takes students to visit his beehives this spring, learning about colony behavior will be only part of the equation. Discovering
How do alumni play a role in the undergraduate admission process?
The University has several groups of alumni volunteers that work to educate and engage prospective students through various events and programs. Two of these are UVaClubs and the Virginia
Lecture series offers insightful programs on game days
The American Civil War, turmoil in the Middle East, changes in health care, and aspects of social media—all will be discussed in the popular “More Than The Score”
Facing the Future
What's Next? program helps new graduates during transition
The transition from the Grounds to the “real world” can be exhilarating for new graduates, but a list of practical considerations often tempers that excitement.
“Rockin’ the Grounds” [Summer 2011] brought back many good memories of my two years of nursing school. I still have my yellow T-shirt from the very last Easters.
Black Alumni Weekend
Sharon Ann Miller (Arch ’86), chair of Ridley at the University of Virginia (left), and her husband, Tracy V. McMillan (Com ’86), former chair and a board member
UVaClubs link alumni, parents, students and friends
With more than 225,000 alumni and parents around the world, the University exists as a global community. Staying in touch, staying active and staying involved are facilitated by the UVaClubs
Celebrating the Women of the University: 40 Years of Full Coeducation, a Century of Accomplishments
You made history, now you can write it. Celebrate the legacy of women at the University with a collaborative online history. Which professor most influenced you? How did your
- Changes to the Honor System 2013
Rethinking the Way We Learn
Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.
Generations of alumni reflect on military life over the past century, sharing stories of world wars and major American operations in Asia and the Middle East.
The agony and ecstasy of final exams (including excerpts from real blue book exams).
Top 5 Lists
Want to know the top 5 hidden gems around Grounds? The all-time leading sports scorers? Top foods at the dining hall?
Unearthing Slavery at the University of Virginia
Recent discoveries on Grounds raise questions about the history of slavery.
Make It Stick
Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.
Against the Odds
Sean Doolittle's long, strange baseball journey
What We Talk About When We Talk About Money
Logan Sachon (Col '05) writes openly and honestly about finances, a subject once considered taboo, on the website The Billfold.
The Quality of Souls
Alumna Audrey Davidow Lapidus writes about how a rare genetic syndrome has shaped her son's life as well as her own.
The School of Athens
One of Raphael's most famous frescoes has enjoyed its own renaissance at the University.