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Recent Articles by
Anne E. Bromley
April 13, 2016
Winners of the 2016 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals – the highest external honors bestowed by the University – shared their remarks as part of the 2016 Founder’s Day festivities celebrating Jefferson’s birthday at UVA and Monticello.
April 12, 2016
Madison House assembled 330 UVA students who fanned out to more than 36 nonprofit organizations and residences around Charlottesville and Albemarle County, working on a range of jobs from mulching playgrounds to fixing bicycles.
April 06, 2016
UVA students learn slicing and dicing as they test their cooking chops in Student Health’s free classes on how to make healthy meals.
April 05, 2016
Brittany Morris’ facility with languages encompasses English, Latin, ancient Greek, and American Sign Language, which she uses with an interpreter to communicate her powerful ideas in class discussions and presentations.
March 18, 2016
A film award already under her belt, first-year student Michelle Miles is pursuing her creative interests while finding her way at UVA. She just happens to be getting there in a wheelchair.
March 17, 2016
Several poets whose work is in English professor Lisa Russ Spaar’s new anthology, “Monticello in Mind: Fifty Contemporary Poems on Jefferson,” will read Sunday at a Virginia Festival of the Book event.
March 16, 2016
Deborah McDowell, director of the Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies, and Frank Dukes, founder of University & Community Action for Racial Equity, are honored for their efforts at furthering diversity, equity and inclusion.
March 09, 2016
Grisham delved into the medical realm to write “The Tumor” because he felt so strongly about promoting a promising treatment that UVA and other health centers around the world are developing: focused ultrasound.
March 04, 2016
Ten years after her diagnosis, Charlotte Matthews still carries her notebook wherever she goes and recommends that for her students. She found writing poetry so powerful in the healing process, she plans to share this aid with other cancer patients.