Ambassador to Malaysia 2010-2013. Most notable achievement as co-discoverer of the elementary particle muon in 1957. Brit Hume (CLAS '65) - Senior Political Analyst for Fox News. specialist in self-reflection, self-knowledge, social cognition, social psychological interventions, and affective forecasting; author of two popular books on psychology, Joseph C. Cabell – Rector (1834–1836 & 1845–1856), Alexander H. H. Stewart – Rector (1886–1887), Armistead C. Gordon – Rector (1897–1898 & 1906–1918), Robert Gray Williams – Rector (1939–1946), Albert Vickers Bryan – Rector (1960–1964), Charles Rogers Fenwick – Rector (1964–1966), William L. Zimmer, III – Rector (1976–1980), Frederick G. Pollard – Rector (1982–1987), Edward Elliott Elson – Rector (1990–1992), John P. Ackerly, III – Rector (1998–2003), Gordon F. Rainey Jr. – Rector (2003–2005), Thomas F. Farrell, II – Rector (2005–2007), Frank M. "Rusty" Conner – Rector (2017–present), Charles L. Brown, Engr 1943 - Chairman and CEO of. Larry J. Sabato (CLAS '74) - Director and founder, Center for Politics; University Professor of Politics at U.Va. Nakita is a passionate architect and activist of sustainable and equitable preservation practices. Eight-year career in the NBA with the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings and Washington Bullets. W. Nathaniel Howell (CLAS '61, GSAS '65) - U.S. The oldest and largest of U.Va. John T. Casteen III (CLAS '65, GSAS '66, GSAS '70) - President, University of Virginia 1990-2010. Welcome! 6 Nationally. Eleanor Henderson (MFA Creative Writing '05) - Writer, author of Ten Thousand Saints and assistant professor at Ithaca College. Sasheer Zamata (Drama '08) - Comedian and former repertory player on Saturday Night Live. Charles Barzun ’05 3. Looking to hire skilled alumni? Executive-producer and star of 30 Rock. Mark Johnson (CLAS '71) - Television and film producer. “St. Kathryn Thornton (Ph.D. Physics '79) - Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at U.Va. Edward P. Ney (1920-1996)  (Ph.D. Physics '46) - Professor, University of Minnesota and a Physicist who made major contributions to cosmic ray research, atmospheric physics, heliophysics, and infrared astronomy. Wyatt Allen (Economics '01) - Two-time Olympian and 2004 Gold Medalist in Men's Rowing. 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. 17,000 strong and 90 countries wide, Darden graduates are privy to an alumni network as enriching as it is close-knit. Toby J. Heytens ’00 9. It is renowned for its historic foundations and secret societies and boasts some very successful alumni. Current: In graduate school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Works include Save the Last Dance, Barbershop and the television series, The District. It also uses cookies to display content such as YouTube videos and for marketing purposes. The US Alumni Association is proud to introduce a specialized University School license plate for Ohio drivers who bleed maroon and black! Faculty members who are alumni of the University of Virginia are marked in italics. The following is a list of notable alumni from the Sachem. Samuel J. Goldwyn Jr. (1926-2015) (CLAS '47) - Film producer. John T. Casteen III (BA English '65, MA '66, PhD. Peter "Jeff" Wisoff (Physics '80) - Former astronaut and principal associate director of National Ignition Facility and Photon Science at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Keep us at the forefront of liberal arts education. Reconnect with classmates, see how you can get involved and explore the events coming up in your corner of the world. Dean of Admissions at U.Va. Andrew M. Scheinman (CLAS '70, Law '73) - Television and Film producer. degrees in law and hosts visiting scholars, visiting researchers and a number of legal research centers. Frank Batten Sr. (1927-2009) (CLAS '50) - Chairman and CEO, Landmark Communications and Benefactor, U.Va. Micah J. Schwartzman ’05 14. Ron Suskind (Government '81)  - Pulitizer Prize winning author. As names are submitted, they are added. The McIntire Alumni Trustee program creates special opportunities for committed and involved Commerce School graduates. Harrison Fitzgerald Flippin (1906-1968) (CLAS '31, MED '33) - World record holder in 60 and 70-yeard high hurdles, and national pentathlon champion. Here are some notable alumni of Darden School of Business: 1. Number 1 pick in the 1983 NBA draft. '70) - President, University of Virginia 1990-2010. Bob Gazzale (English '87) - President and CEO of the American Film Institute; Emmy-winning TV producer and writer. Valerie Ackerman (CLAS '81) - Commissioner of the Big East Conference. "came back after that month and he took his sneakers—remember those sneakers with ‘University of Virginia’ printed on them? Elizabeth Smith (English '85) - Chairman and CEO of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., the parent organization of Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. Matt Schaub – Holder of multiple Virginia football records and is noted as one of the most accurate passers in Atlantic Coast Conference history. Bruce Brandfon (CLAS '69) - VP and Managing Director at Publicitas. 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. … ", Learn how and when to remove these template messages, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, Rhode Island 2nd Congressional District Representative, augmentative and alternative communication, United States Secretary of Transportation, White House Office of the Staff Secretary, United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, University of Virginia Center for Politics, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, White House Director of Legislative Affairs, Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representative, Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives, American Association of Variable Star Observers, Major League Lacrosse Rookie of the Year Award, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team, Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, "1817: The First Meeting of the Board of Visitors", "U.Va. Alumni Association (2006-2017). Television credits includes Saturday Night Live cast member and head writer. Director of both the Institute for Global Policy Research and the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf Studies Program at U.Va. The law school offers the J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. Ph.D. A multi-year program that provides an intellectually rigorous course of study designed to train high-potential candidates who research for more than the sake of research. D'Brickashaw Ferguson (Religious Studies '06) - NFL football player. Staring back at them were their own faces, alongside those of fellow graduates of a UVA nursing program that many had forgotten. Below is a list of notable UVA alumni out of 158,560 profiles we identified from publicly available sources. George P. Rodrigue  (History '78) - Editor, The Cleveland Plain Dealer and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. Coran Capshaw (Psychology '83) - Manager of Dave Matthews Band, Tim McGraw and Trey Anastasio, among others. Dylan (Charles) Walsh (English '86) - Actor. Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, Alfred R. Berkeley III (CLAS '66) - President of NASDAQ 1996-2000, and later, Vice-Chairman from 2000 to 2003, William Lyons Brown Jr. (CLAS '58) - President, Chairman and CEO of the Brown-Forman Corporation, and U.S. Richard J. Bonnie ’69 4. in 2008 with then candidate for President, Hillary Clinton, Marc Abraham (English '71) Film Director and Producer, Sarah Drew (Drama '02), Television and Film Actress, Sasheer Zamata (Drama '08) - Comedian and former cast member on Saturday Night Live, Mortimer Caplin (CLAS '37, Law '40), Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, 1961-64, James Gilmore (Foreign Affairs '71, Law '77), Governor of Virginia, 1998-2002, General Robert Neller (History and Speech Communication '75) - Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, John Charles Thomas (CLAS '72, Law '77), First African-American Justice on the Virginia Supreme Court, Margaret Brennan (Foreign Affairs, Middle Eastern Studies, '02) - Moderator of "Face the Nation" and Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CBS News. Dean of Admissions at U.Va. Formerly anchor of the CBS Nightly News (2006-2011) and co-anchor of NBC's Today Show from 1991 through 2006. to its only ACC title and its first NCAA Tournament. An Open Letter To My Secret Santa. It is not a definitive list since there are more than 60,000 alumni. The History of West Virginia, Old and New (Chicago and New York: The American Historical Society, Inc.) 2: 7-9. Stanley Winston (1946-2008) (CLAS '68) - Motion picture special effects expert. in 1826 for one-term) - Legendary author, poet, editor and literary critic. Get in touch! And he took them down in the cellar, and burned them up in the furnace. Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Provost 1966 … Jesse W. Beams (1898-1977) (Ph.D. Physics 1925) - Ranks among the greatest American experimental physicists. Alumni support makes college possible for many students. Kathryn Thornton (Ph.D. Physics '79) - Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at U.Va. Leslie Kendrick ’06 12. Students in the first cohort of the Darden-McIntire M.S. Works include Three Kings, Dead Poets Society, Here Come the Brides, The Partridge Family, The Golden Girls and Soap. Works include Breaking Bad,  Rain Man, Good Morning Vietnam, Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and The Notebook. Co-founder of film and television production company Castle Rock Entertainment. The UVA Undergraduate Admissions Blog Notable Alumni Christopher Krebs (Environmental Sciences '99), former director, DHS Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency UVA Earns High Marks for Free Speech, Ranking No. Tina Fey (Drama '92) - Film and television actress, writer and producer. Thomas Farrell (Rhetoric and Communication Studies '76) - Chairman, President & CEO of Dominion Resources, Mansoor Ijaz (Physics '83) - Founder and Chairman of the Crescent Investment Management Ltd. investment firm. Served as President of American Physical Society and was awarded the National Science Medal in 1967. Henry S. Taylor (CLAS '64) - Author of more than 15 books of poems and winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. of Commerce. Robert Aldrich (1918-1983) (CLAS '41) - Film Director, Writer & Producer. Alan Shepard (English Ph.D., '90) - President and Vice Chancellor, Concordia University, Montreal, John White (English '99) - State of Louisiana Superintendent of Education. Ambassador to Kuwait 1987-91. Civil rights icon, historian, documentary editor, and archivist, historian; biographer of Thomas Jefferson; received the, Professor of Media Studies and author of books on copyright and digital media, medicine; pioneer in role of nitric oxide in biology; Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1998, faculty for natural philosophy and department head for philosophy; founded, moral philosophy; authored the first comprehensive biography of Jefferson in 1837, physicist who made major contributions to, James Hart Professor of Government Emeritus, scholar on the judiciary and constitutional law; Author of 13 books, most in multiple editions, and more than 100 articles on the, Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in Politics and Religious Studies, first female African-American tenured professor at, Henry L. and Grace M. Doherty Professor Emeritus of Politics, Professor Emeritus of International Relations and Comparative Politics, specialist in political ambition, campaigns and elections, and, former senior fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the, CEO of Global Impact Strategies Inc.; Co-Chair of Global Covenant Partners; co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; co-founded Survivor Corps, for survivors to help victims of war rebuild their lives; his position at the university is "reserved for distinguished professionals who have been recognized nationally or internationally for contributions to their field", James Hart Professor Emeritus of Politics, Cumming Memorial Professor of Foreign Affairs, specialist in topics related to family relationships, such as divorce and family violence, and their effects on children's mental health; Fellow of the, specialist in social and cognitive development, specialist in the thoughts and feelings that occur outside of conscious awareness or control and how they influence perception, judgment, and action, specialist in the psychology of sexual orientation, with an emphasis on sexual orientation, human development, and family lives, Hugh Scott Hamilton Professor of Psychology, specialist in how genes and environments shape the development of human behavior, specialist in cognition related to K-12 education, Sherrell J. Aston Professor of Psychology. Some of the famous people who studied at University Of Virginia are Robert F. Kennedy, Woodrow Wilson, … Major: Biology The University of Virginia has always been associated with well known names thanks to its founder, Thomas Jefferson. Winter 2020; Fall 2020; Summer 2020; Spring 2020; Winter 2019; Fall 2019; Summer 2019 Founder of Red Light Management, co-founder of ATO Records, and former CEO of Musictoday. Richard Lowry (English '90) - Editor, National Review. Shelby Coffey (CLAS '68) - Vice Chairman, Nuseum. Works include The One Percent Doctrine, The Price of Loyalty, and Life, Animated. Hire a Fellow Alum Stephen Volz (BS Physics '80) - Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Dept. He graduated from UVA in June, 1963. Kristin van Ogtrop (English '86) - Former editor of Real Simple magazine and previously held positions at Glamour, Vogue, Travel & Leisure, and Premiere. This last category consists of tracking cookies: these make it possible for your online behaviour to be tracked. Consider making a gift today. Deborah Thomas … Former Virginia Players Who Played In The NBA * Including anyone currently in the NBA; NBA career stats since the 1946-1947 season. 2. Works include the Terminator series of movies, the Jurasssic Park series, Aliens, Iron Man, Edward Scissorhands and Avatar. NASA Astronaut (1985-1996). Stephen Malkmus (History '88) - Indie-rock musician; Former lead singer of the band Pavement. Currently head coach at the University of South Carolina, and head coach of the head coach of the USA Basketball Women’s National Team through 2020. Note: names, titles and jobs change over the years, so if you see something that needs to be updated, please email about that as well. Nishita Henry – Chief Innovation Officer, Deloitte Consulting 5. Darden School of Business has a network of 15,000+ alumni spread across 91 countries. Benefactor, Member Board of Visitors, and President & CEO, Silver Eagle Distributors. Larry J. Sabato (CLAS '74) - Director and founder, Center for Politics; University Professor of Politics at U.Va. Alfred K. Mann (1920-2013) (BA Physics '42, MS '46, Ph.D. '47) - Best known for his discoveries of fundamental properties of neutrinos and measurements of the particles coming from a supernova, as recounted in his 1987 book, Shadow of a Star. David A. Deptula (ROTC and CLAS '74, SEAS '76) - Dean of the Mitchell Institute of Aeropace Power and Lieutenant General, U.S. Air Force (retired), Edward E. Elson (CLAS '56) - Ambassador to Denmark 1993-98, William S. Farish III (CLAS '62) - U.S. My favorite memories with the women’s soccer team would be winning the ACC tournament in 2012 and playing in the College Cup in 2013. Sarah Drew (Drama '02) - Stage, film and television actress, including on going role of Dr. April Kepner on ABC's Grey's Anatomy. Share: Archives. 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