Topic: Prominent & Interesting Alumni

Testing Grounds for indie greatness

Testing Grounds for indie greatness

The chaos and experimentation that prepped the stars of Pavement and Silver Jews for success

The story behind the mediocre band that prepped the stars of Pavement and Silver Jews for success.

Spring 2020

‘I made a good magazine’

‘I made a good magazine’

Former Esquire editor David Granger (Grad '81) sits down with us on his way to the Hall of Fame

On his way to the Hall of Fame, legendary Esquire editor David Granger (Grad '81) sat down with us for a Q&A, Esquire-style.

Spring 2020

Only 59 Years Apart

Only 59 Years Apart

Two recent grads have much in common, just not their age

Two recent grads have much in common, just not their age.

Summer 2019

Larger than Architecture

Larger than Architecture

Alumna deploys success in video game to design buildings that help heal

Alumna deploys success in video game to design buildings that help heal.

Summer 2019

On the Beat

On the Beat

UVA grads find success in journalism

UVA grads find success in journalism.

Spring 2019

Sports Stars

Sports Stars

Tennis star Danielle Collins (Col ’16) and Super Bowl-winner Chris Long (Col ’08) are making headlines

Spring 2019

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

Alumnus brought his Broadway talents to Charlottesville to direct and choreograph A Chorus Line

Alumnus brought his Broadway talents to Charlottesville to direct and choreograph A Chorus Line.

Fall 2018

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

Ready to Spin Off

Ready to Spin Off

Actor Jason George takes Grey’s character out of the OR and into the fire

Jason George (Com ’94) looks back on his time at UVA while looking forward to his role as a firefighter in a Grey’s Anatomy spin-off.

Summer 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

Top Single

Top Single

Danielle Collins (Col ’16) is climbing the international ranks as she takes down some of the world's top players.

Summer 2018

She Coaches Kings

She Coaches Kings

Jenny Boucek is blazing a trail in the NBA

Jenny Boucek (Educ ’97) is breaking barriers and gaining respect as one of few female coaches in the NBA.

Summer 2018

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On the front lines of COVID-19

On the front lines of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has brought life to a standstill, but for UVA alumni in health care, it's been all hands on deck. Here's a look at how some of these nurses, doctors and scientists are responding to the historic fight.