Recent Articles by

Anne E. Bromley

June 18, 2007
June 18, 2007 -- The University of Virginia is partnering with Buford Middle School in Charlottesville, Va., to offer a federally funded summer enrichment program in math for select rising eighth graders, meant to steer them on a college preparatory path.
June 01, 2007
June 1, 2007 -- At the University of Virginia, change is jostling tradition and has become an aspect of daily life. Anyone who works at U.Va.
May 23, 2007
May 23, 2007 — In recent years, the Scripps National Spelling Bee has captured more and more public attention. Not only is the final round televised live by network TV in prime time, but three popular movies and a novel have also been based on the competition.
May 08, 2007
May 8, 2007 -- Daniel Meyers, a Boston businessman who chairs the Curry School of Education Foundation board, recently pledged a $1 million challenge gift to name the courtyard between the current and future education buildings in honor of dean David W. Breneman.
May 04, 2007
May 4, 2007 -- Stephen Plog, Commonwealth Professor in the University of Virginia’s department of anthropology, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
April 30, 2007
April 30, 2007 -- Bring a blanket and enjoy some sunshine and jazz on Wednesday, May 2, from noon to 3 p.m. from the steps of Old Cabell Hall.
April 27, 2007
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.
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.