Recent Articles by

Anne E. Bromley

March 02, 2006
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
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.
February 17, 2006
February 17, 2006 — Gregory S. Orr, a professor of creative writing at the University of Virginia, l read a personal essay on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” on Monday, Feb. 20, 2006.
February 14, 2006
February 14, 2006 — With at least half of all marriages ending in divorce, there must be something better than chocolate to bring lasting happiness to couples.
February 10, 2006
February 10, 2006 — Behind the impressive U.S. men’s alpine ski team competing in the Winter Olympics is the man who helps them reach and stay in top champion condition — their athletic trainer, U.Va. alumnus Paul Meier.
February 07, 2006
February 7, 2006 — The policies in President George W. Bush’s “No Child Left Behind” education legislation are intended to raise the bar of academic achievement for all school children and hold schools accountable. But most crucial, according to Henry L. Johnson, U.S.
February 02, 2006
February 2, 2006 — In his first major public presentation since becoming the University of Virginia’s vice president and chief officer for diversity and equity, William B. Harvey told a standing-room-only audience at the Harrison Institute/Small Collections Library on Thursday, Feb.
January 31, 2006
January 31, 2006 — The inaugural lecture in the Walter Ridley Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Henry L. Johnson, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education for the U.S. Department of Education.
January 27, 2006
January 27, 2006 — William B. Harvey, the University of Virginia's recently hired vice president and chief officer for diversity and equity, will speak about "Issues of Race at Predominantly White Institutions," on Feb. 2 at 2 p.m.
January 20, 2006
January 20, 2006 — The University of Virginia's Office of African-American Affairs has planned several events – one in January and nine in February – to commemorate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month. The public is invited to these events, which are free of charge.