Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

March 02, 2017
Groups like the UVA Jazz Ensemble are helping to ensure that the genre – begun more than a century ago in New Orleans and first recorded in 1917 – is alive and well at UVA.
February 28, 2017
Former attorney general Loretta Lynch, chef and activist Alice Waters, entrepreneur and business leader N.R. Narayana Murthy and architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelly McNamara will receive highest external honors bestowed by the University.
February 28, 2017
Fortune magazine in 2012 listed Murthy, who founded the global software consulting company Infosys, among the “12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time” and Financial Times ranked him among the top 10 “business pioneers in technology” in 2015.
February 28, 2017
Loretta Lynch, who served as the 83rd attorney general of the United States, will receive the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Medal in Law.
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.