Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

January 24, 2017
Alumni played a prominent role in Oscar-nominated films like “Hidden Figures,” nominated for best picture, and “Life Animated,” nominated for best documentary feature. Several nominees were featured at the 2016 Virginia Film Festival.
January 23, 2017
Moody’s Investor Services, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings each reaffirmed their AAA ratings of the University’s debt. UVA continues to be among an elite handful of public universities with an AAA rating from one or more of the rating agencies.
January 13, 2017
You don’t have to be on Grounds to benefit from UVA alumni career services. New alumni career services director Amanda Panarese shares how her office has helped thousands of alumni advance their careers, no matter what stage they are in.
January 13, 2017
What could the stock market or the housing market do in 2017? How is the financial sector reacting to our new president? What impact could turmoil abroad have at home? Two UVA experts take on these questions and more.
January 06, 2017
How can citizens – not just politicians or CEOs – help to address global challenges like climate change? What holds us back from taking leadership roles? How can we make real contributions? Thomas Bateman’s research takes on these questions.
January 05, 2017
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres shared a lot of laughs – and one very generous surprise – with Bradford and Bryan Manning, who founded a clothing company to raise money for blindness research.
January 03, 2017
A wildly successful “Brotherhood of the Traveling Pants” campaign with clothing company Vineyard Vines introduced Matt and Kristina Loftus to high-end retail. Two years later, the newly married Darden students launched their own activewear line.
January 03, 2017
Margot Lee Shetterly unearthed the true story of the African-American women who helped launch John Glenn into space. The star-studded film adaptation of her book, hitting theaters this weekend, is earning Oscar buzz.
December 16, 2016
Shakespeare and Andy Warhol both paid a visit to UVA this year, the Corner got a colorful facelift and the creativity and energy of thousands of student artists spilled over across Grounds.
December 16, 2016
Darden alumnus Neal Hoffman, whose family celebrates Hanukkah, created the toy after seeing his son left out of the “Elf on the Shelf” fad. A few years and one “Shark Tank” appearance later, his “Mensch on a Bench” is a craze in its own right.

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