Recent Articles by

Anne E. Bromley

February 02, 2018
Since it opened in 1938, stately Alderman Library has stood at the heart of the University’s academic enterprise. But at 80 years old, it also stands in desperate need of renovation – about five years’ worth that won’t actually start until late 2019 or early 2020.
January 31, 2018
The Virginia Festival of the Book will present some 250 events March 21 through 25. All programs are open to the public and most of them are free, with the exception of a few ticketed events.
January 31, 2018
UVA alumnus Ian McGuire talks about the unexpected turns that led him to write his acclaimed novel, “The North Water,” about an ill-fated whaling trip. Now it’s going to be made into a BBC mini-series.
January 24, 2018
When he was young, Wei Lin’s immigrant parents depended on volunteers to help complete their tax forms. Now a UVA student, he leads a Madison House program that helps thousands file their returns.
January 24, 2018
MSNBC journalist Joy Reid analyzed the violence of August, brought up events from 1968 – the year King was assassinated – and urged patience among those who fight for social justice.
January 09, 2018
UVA and local partners offer a variety of events that echo and continue King’s work for social justice, from interfaith services to talks with leading intellectuals and artists.
January 02, 2018
“The Gillenwater Story,” a documentary airing Sunday on PBS, celebrates the life of Dr. Jay Y. Gillenwater, a prominent UVA urologist who, after retiring, became a woodland gardener.
December 21, 2017
As housing director in the 1960s, Titus designed UVA’s Residence Life program and the process that made the Lawn rooms the highly prestigious and desirable location for fourth-year students that they are today.
December 19, 2017
William H. Fishback Jr., who served under four UVA presidents as the University’s spokesperson and head of University Relations, died Dec. 15.
December 18, 2017
After finding the practice of writing an empowering way to reclaim her sense of self as she dealt with breast cancer, poet Charlotte Matthews is taking her writing workshops to other women at UVA Cancer Center, online and elsewhere.