Aug. 4, 2009 — Former University of Virginia architecture professor Thomas L. Schumacher, 67, an expert on Italian architecture of the 1930s and most recently a professor at the University of Maryland's architecture school, died July 15 of brain cancer at Sibley Memorial Hospital. He lived in Washington, DC. Schumacher, who had a private practice, began teaching full-time at Princeton University, moved to U.Va. in 1978 and then to Maryland in 1984.
Filmed entirely in Virginia, “Loving” is already an Oscar frontrunner for its portrayal of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple whose fight for the right to marry resulted in a landmark Supreme Court ruling.
James Perla produces “Maps, Magic and Medicine,” a podcast that brings together many voices on ecological and cultural diversity in the Amazon region, including some from indigenous people and some from UVA.
Christopher Doley helped negotiate a $20 billion payout from BP and is now leading restoration efforts in five states and the Gulf of Mexico.