Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

August 17, 2016
Decades after leading the fight for diversity as UVA undergraduates, Tina Paikeday and Mauricio Velásquez are still at it, promoting multiculturalism on Grounds and in some of the nation’s most prominent workplaces.
August 12, 2016
Can Ed Deng’s data-driven diabetes management app change the way we treat one of the world’s most common chronic illnesses? Many users – and major investment firms like China’s Alibaba – believe so.
August 11, 2016
Catholic theologian Nichole Flores discusses how Pope Francis’ latest foray into social justice issues could change the role of women in a religious institution that, formally at least, has always been led by men.
August 09, 2016
Anchored by a single powerful verse from Rita Dove’s poem, “Testimonial,” the new mural is the latest addition to this lively stretch of University Avenue, offering a bright, colorful welcome to new and returning students.
August 04, 2016
The four academics who presented at a recent congress of Asian banks are widely recognized as leading researchers on global poverty. They had something else in common: All four are Wahoos.
July 27, 2016
Styling himself as the jive-talking “Professor Bebop,” retired middle school principal and UVA alum Dave Rogers has been spinning records at UVA’s WTJU since 1973.
July 21, 2016
More than 60 schoolteachers from around the country headed to UVA and Monticello this summer to learn how 21st-century technology can give students a more nuanced picture of life in Thomas Jefferson’s 19th-century world.
July 11, 2016
The Early Visions program at The Fralin Museum of Art at UVA pairs children from the Boys & Girls Club of Central Virginia with UVA mentors for 10 weeks spent making art, discovering the museum’s collections and building new friendships.
June 29, 2016
UVA architectural history professor Louis Nelson is part of a team of scholars restoring one of Senegal’s most notorious slave trade sites to create an important educational resource for the next generation.
June 28, 2016
The festival’s 42nd season features a rollicking group of pirates, a Charlie Brown musical, a one-man show written by a former “Seinfeld” writer and two dramas that have inspired silver screen hits.

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