Nepal, Panama, New Zealand, Argentina … Althea Pickering sought out a global education. Master’s degree in hand, she’ll next work for the United Nations World Food Programme.
Recent Articles by
Anne E. Bromley
May 02, 2018
About 600 first-year UVA students chose the new Arts & Sciences curriculum, which included a common course on “Engaging Democracy at UVA.”
April 30, 2018
These dedicated teachers strive to make their courses a life-changing experience for UVA students, often including hands-on involvement with real-world issues or situations, enabling students to see they’re having an impact.
April 27, 2018
Beginning July 1, Dove will introduce a new poem each week to a wider reading public.
April 26, 2018
Students can potentially enhance their livelihoods and become livelier communicators, thanks to UVA’s revamped Academic and Professional Writing Program.
April 18, 2018
Navy-architecture graduate Maribeth Salinas’s education has been well-grounded. After stepping down the Lawn in May, she’ll be taking flight in Florida.
April 12, 2018
With a recent National Endowment for the Humanities grant, English professor John O’Brien and Christine Ruotolo, the University Library’s director of arts and humanities, will expand a website that teachers and students can count on for providing authoritative texts.
April 11, 2018
With Guggenheim Fellowships, English professor Anna Brickhouse will work on her project, “Earthquake Aesthetics,” and history professor Thomas Klubock on “Nation of Rivers: A History of Water and Water Wars in Modern South America.”
April 03, 2018
This year’s Humanities Week, created and produced by students, is organized around the theme “Civil Resistance.” Sponsored by UVA’s Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures, the annual program continues through Saturday.
April 03, 2018
UVA alumna Sharon L. Wood, dean of the engineering school at the University of Texas at Austin, has demonstrated outstanding leadership in her work to diversify engineering.