SIDS deaths have been halved by the “Back to Sleep” campaign, but approximately 3,500 infants still died during their sleep in 2014. Researchers are seeking ways to make sure new parents get the message. more >
Second-year student Jessica Harris grew up in Fluvanna County and knew firsthand that pursuing theater in elementary or middle school often meant traveling or paying high fees. She decided to change that. more >
UVA’s Blandy Experimental Farm, a research and learning facility in the northern Shenandoah Valley, serves dozens of scholars and tens of thousands of visitors each year. more >
A new initiative led by the UVA School of Law aspires to understand the obstacles that prevent criminal justice reform from advancing in the state, and move change forward. more >
Jeff Jernigan walked onto the Cavalier track and field team, and graduated as one of the best pole vaulters in school history. Next up: Navy flight school. more >
UVA alum and Charlottesville High School superstar teacher Matt Shields, who built an engineering curriculum from the ground up, says teachers must give up the idea of being “the experts in the room.” more >
UVA’s Snapchat student takeovers go global with help from the International Studies Office. more >
Sections of the University of Virginia’s Long Walk – a historic pathway stretching from the Rotunda to the far reaches of the Corner – are being examined by archaeologists as they are uncovered and repaved. more >