Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

July 16, 2018
World Cup champ and Olympic gold medalist Becky Sauerbrunn is one of three ’Hoos on the U.S. Women’s National Team. With the men’s World Cup trophy now in the hands of France, soccer’s focus turns to next summer’s women’s tourney.
July 10, 2018
The Miller Center’s resident Supreme Court expert, Barbara Perry, explains how Kavanaugh’s appointment could change the nation’s highest court and why he is the “perfect candidate” for Republicans hoping for quick confirmation in the Senate.
July 09, 2018
If anyone would know, it’s Philip Zelikow. The history professor and veteran diplomat has been involved in policy and talks with North Korea repeatedly over the last 25 years and worked on German reunification efforts in 1990. He traveled to South Korea last week to outline his peace strategy for officials.
July 06, 2018
UVA sponsored 16 staff members who are joining community leaders bringing soil from the site of John Henry James’ 1898 lynching to a new memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, stopping at several historic sites along the way.
July 03, 2018
Check out the unusually fair-minded political podcast from senior Miller Center fellow Mary Kate Cary, a former George H.W. Bush speechwriter, and former Bill Clinton speechwriter Paul Orzulak.
June 28, 2018
Julian Sanchez is set to enroll in the same graduate program that produced actors like Meryl Streep, Paul Newman and Lupita Nyong’o. But first, follow along as he takes the UVA stage one last time during the Heritage Theatre Festival this weekend.
June 28, 2018
A new study shows that, among friends or in dating relationships, people who pay the exact amount owed are liked less than those who round up or down, even if the rounded amount is smaller.
June 28, 2018
UVA’s Dr. Preston Reynolds has conducted 40-50 forensic exams for asylum seekers. She co-authored a new paper explaining how those exams can provide crucial evidence for refugees seeking asylum and authorities evaluating an influx of applications.
June 27, 2018
Lucia Tian spent the past year working as an intern at NASA and, in her spare time, worked with fellow interns to design an artificial gravity spacecraft that could transport humans to Mars. The team presented their plans at a student design competition last week.
June 25, 2018
Alumna Elizabeth Dettke and schoolteacher Christine Nyirahabimana’s friendship created a bakery, inspired a documentary and raised more than $15,000 to educate and train HIV-positive women needing a stable income. And they aren’t done.