April 2014

  • Two-time University of Virginia women’s volleyball most valuable player Amy Mitchell Griffin (Col ’98), a major supporter of UVA athletics, was honored on National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Feb. 2 at John Paul Jones Arena.

  • Former Rector Joshua P. Darden Jr., who died on Jan. 22, 2014, following a long illness, is remembered by friends and colleagues as “one of the University’s all-time great leaders,” and one who gave generously and selflessly to his alma mater. Darden was 77.

  • After building Jet engines and working for an engineering firm specializing in turbine engines, David Sheffler (Engr ’87) signed on as a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.