Teaching & Learning
The Cavalier Outdoor Adventure Retreat invited three groups of 10 incoming first-year students to travel into the Shenandoah National Park for two days of hiking, staying in a primitive cabin and – hopefully – bonding with one another.
Yes, Kelly Thomas really does want to become a rocket scientist, and the summer internships she has landed appear to have her on the right track.
The start of a new academic year can be stressful, especially for first-year and transfer students. U.Va. experts offer real-world strategies to not only lessen the stress, but make this the best year ever.
The forum on Thursday, featuring five leaders in African-American studies, aims to present up-to-date scholarship on these issues and will include time for discussion between the panelists and students, faculty, staff and community members.
The most critical teacher shortage in Virginia’s schools is in special education. In response, U.Va.’s Curry School of Education is offering its special education Master of Teaching degree outside of Charlottesville for the first time.
The new entrepreneurship minor features both social and technology entrepreneurship concentrations. It represents the collaborative efforts of seven schools, and is still growing.
The Curry School of Education and the School of Engineering and Applied Science are launching a new five-year program that will result in students graduating with a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a master’s in teaching.
Residents of the McCormick Road first-year houses will receive intensive education on the University’s sustainability efforts – and a few freebies.
Cavalier Travels brings global educational experiences to U.Va. alumni long after graduation. One of their most recent trips took travelers through the breathtaking landscape of Alaska.
For seven years, the University of Virginia and the Department of Defense have teamed to promote “critical language” learning for ROTC cadets.