Recent Articles by

Audrey Breen

April 04, 2017
If taking a drug improves a health condition and exercising helps the same condition, then taking the drug and exercising should be doubly beneficial, right? Not necessarily, UVA researchers are finding.
March 23, 2017
Work coming out of a new lab at UVA will use a custom, tablet-based program to help prisoners prepare for their release and help keep them on the right track once they rejoin the general population.
January 20, 2017
Disruptive behavior can be frustrating for preschool teachers and lead to a host of negative consequences for the students. UVA researchers have found a strategy that reduced such behavior in the long term.
October 18, 2016
The program promises to provide a solid basis for more specific graduate study while promoting intelligent decision-making that can improve students’ quality of life.
August 02, 2016
The news this summer has been relentless – terrorist attacks, gun violence, racial unrest. With schools opening again soon, counselors will play a major role in responding to the headlines that could impact students.
July 19, 2016
“Up Next” will use text messaging to help students navigate college search, financial aid and loan repayments, an approach long championed by Ben Castleman of UVA’s Curry School of Education.
July 07, 2016
The latest survey on the school climate and safety of Virginia high schools again showed high marks in positive school climate but reveals room for improvement. Students reported high levels of bullying and sexual harassment.
June 21, 2016
Students participating in the Curry School’s summer engineering academy are displaying their recreations of American inventions at the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History.
May 12, 2016
Theaters aren’t designed with the needs of children with developmental disabilities in mind, as Ana Mendelson discovered. So she did something about it.
May 02, 2016
The study shows that teachers who receive training in managing their personal stress are more effective and more empathetic with students.

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