News

UVA’s President Began College Days At Michigan State

UVA’s President Began College Days At Michigan State

Photo: WINA

The University of Virginia’s first opponent in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is Michigan State University. One Wahoo who does not need a crash course on what’s up with these Michigan State Spartans is UVA President Teresa Sullivan (pictured in red). Sullivan is a 1970 alumna of the East Lansing, Michigan school. Here’s another ironic footnote.  The teams that got to join UVA and Michigan State in New York as the East regional members of the Sweet 16 represent Connecticut and Iowa State. A past leader of the University of Connecticut is UVA President Emeritus John Casteen, who was the “U-Conn” President from 1985-90.

 

Latest Stories

6 mins ago in Sports

Reigning NL batting champ banned 80 games for doping

Fresh
marlinsdeeREUTERS

Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins was suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball said.

21 mins ago in Albemarle County, Local, UVA

Fire Damages Business Near Airport

Fresh
Albemarle Fire and Rescue logo (sent to us)

An early morning fire damaged SERVPRO on Quail Run.

39 mins ago in Charlottesville City, Local

City Police Investigate Downtown Robbery

Fresh
Charlottesville Police Logo

There was a strong-arm robbery Thursday night on East Water Street.

2 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

Fresh
21-overlay-15

Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

4 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

Updated
FastCuba575123770627

Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.