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It All Started With a Lemonade Stand for This Student Now Intent on Helping Others
Second-year student Lucia Hoerr started a nonprofit organization when she was 9 years old to provide backpacks and school supplies to needy kindergarten through 12th-grade students in Charlottesville and throughout much of Virginia.
An Email Amid Chaos Sparked Recent Grad’s COVID-19 Service Effort
Recent graduate Jeannie Taylor has been leading a team of students that has raised more than $24,000 for eight service projects in the Charlottesville community.
Criss-Crossing the Globe, Student’s Missing Care Package Randomly Finds Fellow Hoo
After two months of waiting, graduate student Minghui Sun had given up all hope of receiving a special care package from China. Then he got an email and an incredible story was born.
Astronaut Scholarship Will Help Chemical Engineering Student Soar
Karl Westendorff, a rising fourth-year chemical engineering major, built model rockets in high school and takes advanced physical chemistry courses for fun.
Two UVA Scholars to Continue Studies in China
With U.S.-China relations under strain, two recent graduates have received scholarships to Yenching Academy in Beijing.
Q&A: ‘Young, Not Broke’ Shares Personal Finance Tips for Students, From Students
May graduate Kavya Ravikanti started a personal finance newsletter for fellow students. Ravikanti and Christina Wei share what they have learned, and their top tips for grads.
UVA Engineering Wins Third Consecutive National Cybersecurity Championship
It’s a three-peat! UVA’s Cyber Defense Team again took top honors in this year’s National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, with the added twist of competing virtually during a pandemic.
Hoos Your Hero? UVA Football Players Want to Know
Charles Snowden, a member of the football team, recently encouraged the UVA community to pay homage to frontline workers by using a social media hashtag.