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UVA Alumni in Kenya!

Bobbi Burns Nicholas (CLAS ’93), Chris Donohue (CLAS ’95) and Nora Castro Macklin (CLAS ’98) on Crescent Island in Kenya. Bobbi is a Librarian at the International School of Kenya, Chris is Associate Vice President of TechnoServe East Africa and Nora is a Public Health Advisor with the CDC. They all love living and working…

We Come from Old Virginia: Faculty members look back on their years at UVa

Big changes lie ahead for the University of Virginia: over the next decade, U.Va. will replace half its professors as a generation retires. Here, eight faculty members who’ve taught at the University for a decade or longer share their observations about academic and cultural changes over the years. What advice do they have for new…

How To Write a Book, Crowd Source and Ask Questions that will Change Your Life

Alum Ruika Lin shares words of wisdom about her experience at UVa, the work world and her global approach to life. She describes how she changed jobs to begin her journey at one of the top crowd sourcing start ups–indiegogo. Along the way, she asks questions about what education should be, and about the life…

Red-Hot Ticket: 2014 Virginia Film Festival Drew Record Crowds

The recently completed 2014 Virginia Film Festival smashed its previous box office record by a remarkable 45.6 percent and set a new mark for tickets issued. Festival officials announced Wednesday that the 2014 festival, which concluded last Sunday, set all-time records at the box office with $174,946 in ticket sales, topping the previous mark of…