Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

February 28, 2017
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara – Irish architects known for prize-winning work around the world – will jointly receive the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture.
February 27, 2017
The son of two professional clowns, Giovinco was juggling and walking on stilts even as an elementary school student. He brought his love of circus to UVA and, four years later, helped create and stage a full circus show right here on Grounds.
February 23, 2017
Three UVA film and drama faculty members analyze the Oscar frontrunners, look back at this year’s best films and make their predictions.
February 22, 2017
Ten years ago, students fought hard to revive a dance program begun shortly after women were admitted to UVA. Today, the dance minor is thriving, attracting students from all corners of the University.
February 20, 2017
During a congressional recess marked by division and protests, the congressman focused on bipartisan approaches to criminal justice reform, a cause he has championed during his more than three decades of public service.
February 16, 2017
UVA economist James Harrigan shares how economic inequality has grown since 1980 and why those in the top 1 percent are earning more than 18 percent of the country’s total income.
February 15, 2017
Good Grounds Coffee Co., founded by alumni Huw Rees-Jones and Mary Lansden Brewbaker, helps former fighters and war widows in the Congo lay down their weapons and make a living by farming and selling coffee.
February 13, 2017
In today’s global economy, students who understand both the technical aspects of manufacturing and engineering and the business concepts that drive industry will stand head-and-shoulders above other job candidates.
February 08, 2017
Meet some of the faculty mentors who stay with their student mentees from their first year on Grounds through Final Exercises and beyond, offering plenty of academic and career advice along the way.
February 07, 2017
Matthew McLendon discusses the artists who inspire him, his time working at one of London’s most famous museums and his vision for the university art museum in the 21st century.

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