Since earning his M.F.A. in May, Sears has received this year’s $10,000 Henfield Prize, one of the most prestigious awards available to promising authors.
Recent Articles by
Anne E. Bromley
June 10, 2016
The Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Awards are the highest honor the University bestows upon employees.
May 26, 2016
The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies hired historian Talitha LeFlouria and anthropologist Kwame Edwin Otu, who completed the institute’s prestigious fellowship program.
May 21, 2016
During Saturday’s UVA graduation ceremony, devoted to the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, almost 3,000 degrees were conferred, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove, a UVA English professor, gave the commencement address.
May 16, 2016
Currently the associate director of the University of Notre Dame’s Gender Studies Program, Palko will start her new job on Grounds in July.
May 12, 2016
Ursula Gbe grew up straddling cultures and continents, spending half her life in the U.S. and half in Ivory Coast. At UVA, she brought her experiences and interests together in several activities, including an internship in the president’s office.
May 11, 2016
Dolan, who taught at UVA for almost 50 years, discovered how the Atlantic coast’s barrier islands adapt and change to waves and storms. He brought generations of students to the Outer Banks to share his expertise and enthusiasm.
April 27, 2016
The outstanding teachers in this group of 13 professors at various points in their careers, plus a medical resident and five graduate teaching assistants, not only share important life lessons, they impart wisdom.
April 26, 2016
Parisa Sadeghi, a double-major in politics and economics, is so enthusiastic about debate that she founded the UVA student-led Charlottesville Debate League to spread the word of its benefits to local middle schools and high schools.
April 20, 2016
Professors John Monahan, Jahan Ramazani and Alan Taylor join 33 other UVA scholars (including President Teresa A. Sullivan, inducted last year) as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.