UVA’s very first semester-long program for new students is hitting its stride in its second year. We talked with an enthusiastic member of the inaugural ‘London First’ class, who convinced her younger sister to enroll this fall. more >
Dr. Shawn Carbonell, a graduate of the UVA School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist Training Program, switched career paths to focus on new treatments for brain cancer patients. more >
The American Society for Engineering Education’s magazine recently cited University of Virginia chemical engineer Kyle Lampe for his mentorship of students in the classroom and in the laboratory. more >
More than half of all Cavalier student-athletes made the 2017-18 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll. more >
Creative writing graduate student Anna Beecher was secretly writing a novel for several years while working as a performance artist. She has won this year’s $10,000 Henfield Prize for her short story, “Factory.” more >
The admission essay questions for the Class of 2023 are out. Learn what makes a good essay and why they’re still important in the admission process. more >
It’s been one heck of a week for a number of former University of Virginia athletes who are now excelling in their sports on the professional level. more >
The findings question the rationale behind private school vouchers and other school choice plans. more >