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Notable Alumni University of Virginia

Degrees/Attendance 1991-2009

 

Politics

John Cornyn (LAW '95)
U.S Senator for Texas

Business

Lisa Hamilton (COMM '91)
President of the UPS Foundation
Alexis Ohanian (COMM '05)
Co-founder, Reddit

Entertainment

Deidre Downs (CLAS '02)
Miss America 2005
Tina Fey (CLAS '92)
Actress, former "Saturday Night Live" head writer; writes, executive-produces and stars as Liz Lemon in NBC's "30 Rock.
Laura Ingraham (LAW '91)
Radio Talk Show Host, Author Shut Up and Sing: How the Elites in Hollywood, Politics...and the UN are Subverting America
Benjamin McKenzie (CLAS '01)
Actor, The O.C
Teddy Sears (COMM '99)
Actor, Raising the Bar, Firehouse Dog
Melissa Stark (CLAS '95)
Reporter, ESPN, and ABC's "Monday Night Football"
Sean Patrick Thomas (CLAS '92)
Actor, Save the Last Dance, Courage Under Fire, Barbershop

Supreme Court

Gene E. Franchini (LAW '95)
Former New Mexico Supreme Court Justice.

Athletics

Jeff Agoos (COMM '91)
Former Soccer player with San Jose Earthquakes, and national Champion DC United. Played for the US National team in 1988, 1998 and 2002.
Wyatt Allen (CLAS '01)
2004 Olympic Gold Medalist, Men's Rowing
Tiki Barber (COMM '96)
Retired Running Back, New York Giants
Ronde Barber (COMM '96)
Defensive back, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Heather Burge (CLAS '93)
Former WNBA player, Sacramento Monarchs
Heidi Burge (CLAS '93)
Former WNBA player, LA Sparks and Washington Mystics
Paul Ereng (CLAS '93)
1988 Olympic gold medalist in track and field
Thomas Jones (CLAS '99)
Running back, New York Jets
Heath Miller (CLAS '05)
Tight End, Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowl Winner 2006
Lea Ann Parsley (NURS '92)
Olympic silver medalist in skeleton, 2002
Dawn Staley (CLAS '92)
Three-time Olympic gold medalist, Head coach, Temple University
Melanie Valerio (CLAS '91)
1996 Olympic gold medalist, 400-meter freestyle relay
Karen E. Zacharias (COMM '01)
Youngest woman to complete a marathon on seven continents, Guinness Book of World Record
Ryan Zimmerman (CLAS '05)
Third Baseman, Washington Nationals

Land, Sea, & Space

Leland Melvin (SEAS '91)
Astronaut, Space Shuttle Crew Member. Served as prime operator of the International Space Station's robotic arm.

News & Media

Whitney Casey (EDU '97)
CNN correspondent and an occasional CNN Headline News anchor
Kimberly Dozier (CLAS '03)
CBS Correspondent, Survivor of Bomb Attack in Iraq
Steve Huffman (SEAS '05)
Co-founder of Reddit, a social news website.
Last Modified: 26-Mar-2007 07:43:17 EDT