Alumni News

  • Rory Kennedy '84 Oscar-nominated film Last Days in Vietnam

    Congratulations to Director and Producer Rory Kennedy '84 for her Oscar nomination. Read more about the film Last Days in Vietnam.

  • Ted Watson's '09 band Stargrove New Release

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    Perez Hilton called the track "Westfjords" from Stargroves' self-titled debut album "catchy" and "impressive," and now you can hear it for yourself. Nominated for an Oscar for her role in Little Miss Sunshine, screen actress Abigail Breslin harmonizes beautifully with Stargroves singer Teddy Watson on the single, which describes an Icelandic legend about trolls and elves living in the highlands. Read More

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  • Cora Olson's '96 Present Pictures New Film

    Read Variety film review of Preservation produced Cora Olson's '96.

  • At CES in Las Vegas, local start-ups try on the market for wearable technology

    Vorbeck Materials, based in Jessup, Md., manufactures and sells components that other businesses can use to produce wearable technology. Vorbeck specializes in graphene, a material that is one atom thick; the company produces graphene-based inserts that can monitor heart rate, temperature and other metrics. The company’s president, John Lettow '91, declined to share the names of Vorbeck’s business customers, but he said the company has been working with wearable technology for two to three years. “We’ve really been working to refine technology for true mass production in the apparel industry,” he said. Instead of a “T-shirt that can monitor all kinds of things but costs $300,” Vorbeck aims to help businesses reduce the price to, say, $30 or $40.

  • Millar '11 Leads UVa Women's Soccer to Title Berth

    Campbell Millar '11, a senior midfielder for the Virginia women's soccer team, finished her collegiate career by leading the No. 4-ranked Cavaliers to a 23-3 record and their first appearance in the national championship game. Campbell contributed to a Cavaliers team that posted the highest-scoring offense in Division I women's soccer this season. Click here for a video of Campbell.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Alumni Governing Council Meeting

7:00 PM - 8:30 PMFlag Circle Building Conference Room
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Alumni Governing Council Meeting

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