Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

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.
June 27, 2016
As Congress once again debates the heated issue of gun control, UVA economics professor John Pepper explains why the scholarly community has not been able to reach consensus about the effects of gun legislation.
June 24, 2016
With the Olympic Games looming, Inglot is hoping to continue the momentum he gained as part of Britain’s historic 2015 Davis Cup team, which brought home the world championship for the first time since 1936.
June 16, 2016
Darden professor Rajkumar Venkatesan explains what consumers need to know about “Consumer Lifetime Value,” how companies measure it and how it could affect your privacy.

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