May 14, 2006 —Jade Craig is a soldier in the battle against ignorance, apathy and intolerance. He lives Mahatma Gandhi’s words: “You must be the change you want to see in the world.”
Recent Articles by
Anne E. Bromley
May 11, 2006
May 11, 2006 — While herding 100 seventh graders on a tour of the Lawn last year, Allison Gillen realized she had to take a different tack to keep the children’s interest.
April 28, 2006
Block Scheduling Not Helping High School Students Perform Better in College Science, Says University of Virginia Science Education Professor
April 28, 2006 — Students who had block scheduling enjoyed no advantage in college science compared to peers who had traditional class schedules in high school, according to Robert Tai, assistant professor of science education at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education.
April 26, 2006
Combining Art and Physics, University of Virginia Education Student Wins Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship
April 26, 2006 — Curry School of Education student Katherine “Katey” Shirey came up with a unique way to illustrate the concept of harmonic motion: the graduate student, who has undergraduate degrees from the University of Virginia in art as well as physics, built a large structure of laminated, cur
April 20, 2006
University of Virginia Names Cheryl Burgan Evans as its New Director of Graduate Student Diversity Programs
April 20, 2006 — Cheryl Burgan Evans, a dedicated advocate for graduate student research, especially among students of color, will join the University of Virginia's Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies as its new director of Graduate Student Diversity Programs.
April 10, 2006
Who Knows Their Children Best, Teachers or Parents? It Depends, Says University of Virginia Researcher
April 10, 2006 — Researchers have generally believed that teachers are better than parents at evaluating the behavior of school children, because teachers have a bigger group of children for comparison.
March 16, 2006
University of Virginia Leads Public Universities with Highest African-American Graduation Rate for 12th Straight Year
March 16, 2006 --For the 12th consecutive year, the University of Virginia has posted the highest graduation rate for African-American students among major public institutions, according to an annual survey published this week by the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.
March 16, 2006
Sarah Gatsos, a fourth-year student from McLean, Va., spoke with a selection of African-American students about their experiences at the University of Virginia. Her stories are below:
March 02, 2006
Poet Rita Dove, University Of Virginia English Professor, Wins 2006 Common Wealth Award for Literature
March 2, 2006 — University of Virginia English professor Rita Dove has won the 2006 Common Wealth Award for Literature. She is one of five individuals honored with Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service, the PNC Bank of Delaware announced today (Mar. 2).
February 20, 2006
University of Virginia Professors Research with Hand-Held Device Brings Speech and Learning Skills to Impaired and Disabled Individuals
February 20, 2006 — A middle-aged woman makes plans over the telephone to get together with a friend, even though she cannot talk after suffering a stroke. She is able to communicate using a hand-held device that speaks for her.