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19-Year-Old Duo’s Olympic Podium Finish Puts UVA In Strong Position

UVA swimmers Alex Walsh and Kate Douglass have been competing against each other since their formative years. However, the pair recently made headlines as teammates in Tokyo. During their Olympic debut, Walsh and Douglass captured medals in the 200-meter individual medley, which involves each swimmer doing each of the four primary strokes — butterfly, back, breast, and free — through one length of the pool…

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Wall Street Wahoo Paul Tudor Jones Promotes Basketball And Mindfulness At UVA

For over forty years, Paul Tudor Jones has been synonymous with Wall Street—he’s the master of macro, the man who predicted the “Black Monday” crash of 1987 while perpetuating the excessive stereotype of the hard-partying hedge fund managers of the decade. His investment management firm, Tudor Investment Corporation, holds upwards of $10 billion in assets under management…

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University Of Virginia’s Father, Thomas Jefferson, Remains Inspirational Symbol On Historic Campus

Thomas Jefferson is one of America’s most important historical figures, a leading influence in the nation’s early years. Most notably Jefferson is credited with authoring the Declaration of Independence and serving as the third President of the United States, where he was responsible for nearly doubling the country’s size through the Louisiana Purchase…

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Tiki Barber Challenges Fellow UVA Alum To Give Back To ‘Those Who Helped Push You Up’

Tiki Barber is a former American football player who had a solid ten-year career as a running back in the NFL. Known in the league as a reliable athlete and team leader, Barber was selected in the second round of the 1997 draft by the New York Giants, played his entire professional career there, and then retired as the team’s all-time rushing and reception leader…

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John F. Kennedy’s Legacy Endures at UVA Law School

In March 1958, John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie went to the University of Virginia Law School’s first alumni Law Day. While introducing Kennedy before his address, John S. Battle, the Governor of Virginia said, “I venture the hope that in 1960, the Commonwealth of Virginia will join hands with the great Commonwealth of Massachusetts and present to you [as] the next president of the United States.”…

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