After more than a half-century of teaching tennis, running tournaments and making the Charlottesville community a better place, Boar’s Head Sports Club Director of Tennis Ron Manilla is retiring.
“I have faith in us. This is something that we can reach the end of. … This is something that we can handle.” University of Virginia students discuss persistence, patience and grace a year into the pandemic.
Stroman was the first African American woman to receive an athletic scholarship at UVA, and recently returned to give a virtual talk on race and racial equity in college athletics.
University of Virginia President Jim Ryan thanked students for cooperating with a period of tighter restrictions that helped bring down COVID-19 case numbers, and urged continued vigilance.
University photographer Sanjay Suchak’s snapshot of Wednesday’s “crowd” at JPJ is one for the COVID-19 time capsule.
Ten days of enhanced public health measures helped bring cases down, so University leaders eased some restrictions Friday while keeping other limitations in place and urging continued caution.
Also in this roundup: UVA has 10 of the most influential scholars in education, a chemistry professor is rolling in awards, a doctor joins a national preventive medicine task force, and much more.
The biology professor was an internationally renowned researcher and generous mentor whose work placed UVA at the center of the circadian rhythms universe.