September 2005

Getting back to Madison
Michael Quinn (Art History ’74) leads a $29 million restoration of Montpelier that is setting a new standard for accuracy and authenticity.

Fancy food
Alumna Kate Collier takes Charlottesville beyond sliced American.

Pavilion gardens
The University’s uncommon space

Academic dream deferred
AccessUVa helps give Rodney Mills, 26, a bright new future.

Letter from the Outer Banks
Sword and scabbard, ruff and pinky ring — Adam Segaller dressed and played the part of Sir Walter Raleigh in “The Lost Colony,” the longest-running outdoor drama in the United States.

Did You Know?

Hoo Knew
About 140 students displaced by Hurricane Katrina from their New Orleans-area colleges and universities began classes at the University Sept. 5. U.Va. student fundraising efforts for hurricane relief ranged from collecting cash at the first home football game to selling orange-and-blue Mardi Gras beads. There are around 100 posts on the HoosOnline Katrina message board with offers of help, reports on personal experiences and queries about alumni who live in the Gulf Coast area.  Read more.


Of Special Note

What Lies Beneath

Mental health disorders, especially depression, are a growing concern at colleges and universities across the country. Students and administrators at U.Va. work to bring mental health issues out into the open.

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