Many of us, if not most, wind up in a career in a field one didn’t major in. Even so, choosing that major was not a waste of time. We would all like to know your own career path and how you nevertheless benefited.
In my own case, I was a math major, though I hardly…more >
This is in response to Terry Sullivan’s article, “Good Advice,” in the current U.Va. Magazine. Excellent ideas, all, and here’s how you alumni might contribute.
I was a math major but never did any math beyond high school algebra at work. In solving a proving a theorem in mathematics, you often generalize to a larger problem,…more >
As you may have heard, UVA’s Board of Visitors voted to overhaul AccessUVa and scale back funding for this incredibly groundbreaking financial aid program. AccessUVa began in 2004 when UVA capped how much middle-class students have to borrow and ensured low-income families that already have high debt or high financial need that they could…more >
Do you love your University President? Me too. Please join us in a statement of support for Pres. Sullivan: https://www.facebook.com/events/118372071680483/118373258347031/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity. Don’t know the background to the current problems on Grounds? Here’s the Washington Post link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/at-u-va-tensions-between-sullivan-and-dragas-hit-a-new-boiling-point/2013/03/01/6cf65212-810a-11e2-8074-b26a871b165a_story.html…more >
UVa Corporate Governance – Faculty, Alumni, and Student
Opportunities for Collaboration
The UVa Governance Roundtable
March 5, 2013
UVa Alumni for Responsible Corporate Governance has been developing plans for new collaborations to improve corporate governance at UVa. Economic, technological, societal, and demographic changes are creating increased competition and imposing enormous pressures on higher education in the U.S. and abroad.…more >