Jabez Curry Street (1906-1989) (Ph.D. Physics '47) - Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and Chair of Physics Department at Harvard University. Bruce Brandfon, Col 1969 – Chief Media Officer. Share: Archives. Valerie Ackerman (CLAS '81) - Commissioner of the Big East Conference. John T. Casteen III (CLAS '65, GSAS '66, GSAS '70) - President, University of Virginia 1990-2010. “St. ", Conversion "Freedom and Constraints: Switzerland, Neutrality and the Middle East", "Why have there been so few openly gay ambassadors? UVA Earns High Marks for Free Speech, Ranking No. As an astronaut, flew on missions aboard the Endeavour (1993 and 1994), Atlantis (1997) and the Discovery (2000). The American Historical Society (1923). Nakita is a passionate architect and activist of sustainable and equitable preservation practices. Number 1 pick in the 1983 NBA draft. Jenna Wortham (Anthropology '04) - Staff writer at The New York Times, and NYT Magazine On Technology columnist. 17,000 strong and 90 countries wide, Darden graduates are privy to an alumni network as enriching as it is close-knit. Since 1853 the brothers of Virginia Alpha have been dedicated to upholding the social, charitable and honorable goals of our founders. Tom Poole – Senior Vice President for Digital Payments and Identity, Capital One 3. "came back after that month and he took his sneakers—remember those sneakers with ‘University of Virginia’ printed on them? School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. Jenna Wortham (Anthropology '04) Staff writer at The New York Times, and NYT Magazine On Technology columnist. Shelby Coffey (CLAS '68) - Vice Chairman, Nuseum. His many contributions include the first linear electron accelerator and the magnetic ultracentrifuge. Sara James (English '83) - Australia-based correspondent for NBC News. University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business: A graduate school offering an MBA, executive MBA, Ph.D. and executive education. Abagail Long. Won the 1994 Tony Award for Beauty and the Beast. Faculty members who are alumni of the University of Virginia are marked in italics. General Robert B. Neller (History and Speech Communication '75) -  37th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. Looking to hire skilled alumni? This site is maintained and hosted by the UVA Alumni Association as part of a contract of alumni communication services executed by the alumni corporation of this chapter. Andrew M. Scheinman (CLAS '70, Law '73) - Television and Film producer. Most notable achievement as co-discoverer of the elementary particle muon in 1957. Virginia Alpha has initiated over 1400 brothers, including former President of the United States Woodrow Wilson. Claudia Emerson (1957-2014) (English '79) - Pulitzer Prize winner and Poet Laureate of Virginia. Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a... more on Wikipedia The Best Robert F. Kennedy Quotes #1047 of 1,357 The Greatest Minds of All Time #130 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive 3 the University of Virginia owns today the world's largest Faulkner collection thanks to his will and later donations; literature and writing; Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1987; known as "the father of biochemical engineering", 20-year history professor. Ambassador to South Vietnam 1961-63 and founding director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs. David Verklin (Rhetoric & Communication Studies '78) - Operating Partner at Calera Capital and recognized media industry leader. Members of the UVA chapter have gone on to become successful in a number of different and influential ways. Works include Three Kings, Dead Poets Society, Here Come the Brides, The Partridge Family, The Golden Girls and Soap. Larry J. Sabato (CLAS '74) - Director and founder, Center for Politics; University Professor of Politics at U.Va. Chris Long (Sociology '08) NFL football player and philanthropist, Heath Miller (Sociology '05) - NFL football player. Matt Schaub – Holder of multiple Virginia football records and is noted as one of the most accurate passers in Atlantic Coast Conference history. Stanley Winston (1946-2008) (CLAS '68) - Motion picture special effects expert. Alan Shepard (English Ph.D., '90) - President and Vice Chancellor, Concordia University, Montreal, John White (English '99) - State of Louisiana Superintendent of Education. Darryl K. Brown ’90 5. With one of the nation’s most engaged alumni networks, UVA offers programs and resources designed to connect Wahoos around the world. Television credits includes Saturday Night Live cast member and head writer. Alumni in the News Beau Daen ’18 Joins K&L Gates Associate Nicholas Matich ’13 Joins McKool Smith as Principal in Intellectual Property Practice Tiffany C. … Currently a QB for the Oakland Raiders and is a two-time member of the Pro Bowl team (2009 & 2012). Dean of Admissions at U.Va. Join the community, receive benefits, such as a generous InterVarsity Press discount, and find ways to continue influencing the campus. This last category consists of tracking cookies: these make it possible for your online behaviour to be tracked. Films included What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, The Dirty Dozen, The Longest Yard, Lewis M. Allen Jr.  (1922-2003) (CLAS '46) - Broadway producer, Annie; film producer, Lord of the Flies. Several UVA alumni have gone on to have successful careers in the NFL. The oldest and largest of U.Va. ", "10 Things You Didn't Know About Janet Napolitano", "Kirstjen Nielsen '99 Tapped for Top Post at Homeland Security", "Former Lexington mayor H. 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Willis Robertson Professor of Economics. degrees in law and hosts visiting scholars, visiting researchers and a number of legal research centers. During off-seasons he was a Latin teacher at Episcopal High School in Alexandria. VP & Publisher of Scientific American 2001-2012. 2 Shares. Read Next. U.Va. Jesse W. Beams (1898-1977) (Ph.D. Physics 1925) - Ranks among the greatest American experimental physicists. Tom Shadyac (Government '80) - Film director and producer. Paul W. Jones (MA Public Administration '85) - Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. Board of Visitors, Julie Rasmussen (Slavic Languages & Literatures '87) - Majority Owner & Chairman, Hertz Russia and President, Mary Kay Cosmetics Europe, 1999-2002, Carl W. Smith (deceased 2005) (CLAS '51) - U.Va. The US Alumni Association is proud to introduce a specialized University School license plate for Ohio drivers who bleed maroon and black! November 7, 2018. Dean of Admissions at U.Va. The UvA website uses cookies and similar technologies to ensure the basic functionality of the site and for statistical and optimisation purposes. Peter "Jeff" Wisoff (Physics '80) - Former astronaut and principal associate director of National Ignition Facility and Photon Science at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Senator, Governor of Virginia. Larry J. Sabato (Government '74) - Director and founder, Center for Politics; University Professor of Politics at U.Va. Mark Johnson (CLAS '71) - Television and film producer. Benefactor, and Founder and President, energy company Amvest Corporation. In Program’s First Year, UVA Master of Science in Business Analytics Graduates Achieve Notable Career Outcomes. Micah J. Schwartzman ’05 14. Shop the Bookstore. Get in touch! Veteran of four space flights, logging over 975 hours in space, including more than 21 hours of extravehicular activity. Melanie Valerio (Rhetoric & Communication Studies '91) - 1996 Olympic gold medalist, 400-meter freestyle relay. Karun Tahilramani – Founder and CEO, Ratingsville 2. Frank Batten Sr. (1927-2009) (CLAS '50) - Chairman and CEO, Landmark Communications and Benefactor, U.Va. Eleanor Henderson (MFA Creative Writing '05) - Writer, author of Ten Thousand Saints and assistant professor at Ithaca College. Benefactor, Member Board of Visitors, and President & CEO, Silver Eagle Distributors. We aspire to create a vibrant community of students who share a hunger to learn and discover. Sasheer Zamata (Drama '08) - Comedian and former repertory player on Saturday Night Live. Consider making a gift today. It also uses cookies to display content such as YouTube videos and for marketing purposes. Eppa Rixey (1891-1963) (CLAS 1914, GSAS '20) -  Hall of Fame major league baseball pitcher who played 21 seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds. 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