Fall 2017

Fall 2017

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Fall 2017

Griddle Me This

Our scoop on the double-doughnut tradition that lives on—the Grillswith.

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.

Fall 2017

Quests & Answers

UVA R&D projects reach across disciplines, schools and the world

From workplace productivity to global health, from cybersecurity to yogurt serenity, UVA researchers reached across disciplines, schools and the world.

Fall 2017

Visitor in Chief

New rector Rusty Conner discusses core values, the search for the next president, and the future

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.

Fall 2017

The First President

In many ways, Edwin Alderman ushered in the modern era, but some of his progressive notions were anything but.

UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.

University Digest

Fall 2017

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.

Fall 2017

BOV Changes

New rector Rusty Conner (Col ’78, Law ’81) is one of several people in a new role on the University’s Board of Visitors.

Fall 2017

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.

Fall 2017

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.

Sports

Fall 2017

Mixed Doubles

UVA’s new tennis coaching structure is shooting for “synergy.”

Fall 2017

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.

Arts

Fall 2017

New & Noteworthy

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

Fall 2017

Period Pieces

Encyclopedia Virginia managing editor Brendan Wolfe has turned a Virginia Magazine feature into a book.

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From the Editor

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.

From the Publisher

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.

200 and Counting

200 and Counting

Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says the bicentennial will be much more than a birthday celebration.

Practical Magic

Practical Magic

The physics class, created by professor Louis Bloomfield in 1991, is a big hit with nonscience majors.

Media Player

Media Player

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

A League of His Own

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