April 27, 2007 -- Robert C. Pianta, a longtime faculty member in the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, has been named its eighth dean, President John T. Casteen III announced today.
Recent Articles by
Anne E. Bromley
April 19, 2007
April 19, 2007 -- The front of a football player’s T-shirt said, “Stereotype Me,” as if daring passersby. On the back, he had written, “I love Shakespeare’s sonnets.” Contrary to cliché, this football player was a distinguished major in English.
April 19, 2007
April 19, 2007-- When the University of Virginia established the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies in 1981, it was the first such research center at a southern university.
April 16, 2007
April 13, 2007 -- The Spring Resource Fair for all Academic Division and Medical Center employees is scheduled for April 18 and begins at 2 p.m. in Newcomb Hall Theater. A special invitation was extended to the newest members of the U.Va. community, faculty and staff hired between Oct.
April 12, 2007
April 12, 2007 -- Recognizing her extensive work in engineering consulting services and her lifelong commitment to encouraging women to pursue engineering, the University of Virginia Women’s Center will present its 2007 Distinguished Alumna Award to Jill S. Tietjen.
April 11, 2007
April 11, 2007 -- A college student’s perception of having Attention Deficit Hyper-Activity Disorder tells only part of the story, and a diagnosis might be missed if health professionals don’t also ask parents to report on the range of behaviors they see in their offspring who has left home.
April 10, 2007
Advanced, Gifted Students Hide Abilities from Peers, Need More Exposure to General Student Population
April 10, 2007 -- They sacrifice sleep. They eschew social acceptance and extracurricular activities. They hide how smart they are from their peers.
March 29, 2007
March 29, 2007 -- For all the current emphasis on standardized testing and teaching requirements, the quality of elementary school instruction is mediocre at best, according to a study from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development published in the March 30 issue of Science magazine.
March 22, 2007
March 22, 2007 -- A symposium devoted to talking about race, identity and educational access will be held at the University of Virginia on Sunday, March 25, from 2-5 p.m. in Clark Hall.
March 19, 2007
March 19, 2007 -- This year’s Virginia Festival of the Book features something for readers and writers of all ages.