Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

November 06, 2017
The 30th annual Virginia Film Festival will bring thousands of moviegoers and a star-studded guest list to downtown Charlottesville this weekend to enjoy more than 150 films.
November 02, 2017
Volunteers gathered Thursday in UVA’s Scholars’ Lab to cross-check open-source maps with satellite images of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, providing valuable intelligence for relief agencies hard at work on the island.
November 02, 2017
Representatives from Facebook, Google and Twitter testified this week in Congress about how Russian actors are manipulating their users. Our resident social media expert, Siva Vaidhyanathan, explains what might be going on in your newsfeed.
October 31, 2017
Robert “Bob” Hardaway Jr. enrolled at UVA immediately after World War II ended. More than a half-century later, he is still an active presence at UVA as hundreds of students benefit from the personal finance course he supports.
October 27, 2017
On Thursday, the federal government released thousands of previously classified files related to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Students at UVA’s Center for Politics were among the scholars combing through them.
October 24, 2017
Gatto, a classroom support technician, is a self-taught sculptor who has turned his love of classic horror films into an extraordinary exhibition, showcasing his own recreations of iconic characters like Dracula, Gill-Man and the Mummy.
October 24, 2017
The Free Bridge Quintet, featuring five faculty members from UVA’s McIntire Department of Music, has been delighting Charlottesville for two decades. They will celebrate with a special anniversary concert Saturday.
October 23, 2017
With a thriving arts scene, abundant restaurants and small businesses and some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, there’s a lot to love about our city. See why so many ’Hoos fall in love with Charlottesville.
October 20, 2017
As a UVA student, Katona, who grew up in a Jewish household in California, raised almost $100,000 for his Palestinian friend’s education. Seven years later, he’s still committed to building bridges and resolving conflicts – this time working with the TSA.
October 12, 2017
Those visiting the National Museum of American History this weekend will see five UVA research projects, including a manta ray robot; a revolutionary water filtration system; an exhibit tracking the carbon footprint of your last tweet; and more.