Department: Alumni News

Game Show ’Hoos

Game Show ’Hoos

UVA alums win on Wheel, Jeopardy!

Pressing their luck and testing their knowledge, clever Cavs take a spin on Wheel, Jeopardy!

October 26, 2020

Around Alumni Hall

Around Alumni Hall

Celebrating UVA Women

Alumni Association CEO Jen Andrasko announces big plans to celebrate the anniversary of coeducation.

Spring 2020

On the Beat

On the Beat

UVA grads find success in journalism.

Spring 2019

Sesame in Syria

Sesame in Syria

Sherrie Westin (Col ’80) helps bring the early-education programs of Sesame Street to refugee camps in the Middle East.

Fall 2018

Williams’ World

Williams’ World

Jarmere Jenkins (Col ’13) has found his sweet spot as hitting partner for superstar Serena Williams.

Fall 2018

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

An Air Force master sergeant’s first deployment changed her life

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Fall 2018

Looking back on tragedy

Looking back on tragedy

In new book, alum details the immense work of bringing space shuttle Columbia home

Mike Leinbach (Arch ’76, Engr ’81) led the extraordinary effort to piece together the space shuttle Columbia just days after he gave the go-ahead at its launch.

Summer 2018

Greeks Bearing Gifts

Greeks Bearing Gifts

With support for the Rotunda and Jefferson Scholarships, fraternities and sororities show that charity doesn’t always begin at the house.

From scholarships to Rotunda restoration, Greek organizations are giving back and standing out in a big way.

Spring 2018

UVA Born and Bread

UVA Born and Bread

Wahoo’s acclaimed NOLA restaurant has a slice of Charlottesville

Mason Hereford (Col ’08) and his award-winning sandwiches.

Winter 2017

Oldest known alum dies at 107

Oldest known alum dies at 107

John Risher | May 11, 1910–November 3, 2017

Dr. John Risher (Col ’32, Med ’36), who had been the University’s oldest known living alum, died November 3, 2017. He was 107.

November 3, 2017

A League of His Own

A League of His Own

Former Wahoo Roger Mason Jr. heads up new BIG3

Former Virginia basketball star Roger Mason (Arch ’03) is teaming with Ice Cube in a new venture.

Fall 2017

Top of Her ‘Game’

Top of Her ‘Game’

Q&A with Janet Graham Borba (Col ’79), the HBO senior executive responsible for making television’s most ambitious fantasy a reality

Q&A with ‘Game of Thrones’ exec Janet Graham Borba (Col ’79).

Summer 2017

Brady’s Go-To Man

Brady’s Go-To Man

The sports agent called on to deflate Deflategate

An exclusive interview with Don Yee, the sports agent who helped sort out the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal in 2015.

Spring 2017

Person to Person

Person to Person

The Mead Money program helps students and faculty bond outside the classroom

The Mead Money program encourages faculty to form strong bonds with students outside the classroom by paying for their lunch.

Winter 2016

Drawing the Elite

Drawing the Elite

Ridley program helps diversify student body

The Alumni Association’s Ridley Scholarship Fund helps the University compete with other top schools to attract elite African-American students.

Fall 2016

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Highlights

The Stacks come crashing down

The Stacks come crashing down

‘Hitting the Alderman Stacks’ used to be just a figure of speech. Here's a look inside the beginning of the 3-year renovation.