Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

August 28, 2018
UVA professor Ryan Wright’s research found that simple mindfulness practices are surprisingly effective for foiling phishing attacks. Check out those findings and other cybersecurity tips you can use to protect yourself every day.
August 28, 2018
Video review lowers fans’ perceptions of referee competence, according to Lalin Anik’s study of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The study raises questions for other sports as well as for those, from police to doctors, using technology to aid decisions.
August 28, 2018
This new interactive map combines qualitative predictions from Larry Sabato and UVA’s Center for Politics with population data, surveys and social media insights from global market research company Ipsos.
August 22, 2018
Would you eat cricket protein bars? Alumna Lyon McCandless is betting the tiny chirpers – nicknamed “the gateway bug” – become the next big health food, and she’s building a business around them in UVA’s iLab.
August 21, 2018
You likely know about comedian Sasheer Zamata’s time on “Saturday Night Live.” But do you know about her time on Grounds?
August 17, 2018
Last week, UVA landed at or near the top in four major rankings, including some from the Princeton Review and the U.S. News & World Report. See how the rankings stack up.
August 15, 2018
All proceeds from the Community Bridges 5K run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 20, will go to the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, which supports more than 250 nonprofit organizations in Charlottesville.
August 14, 2018
The University of Virginia will celebrate the inauguration of its ninth president, James E. Ryan, with a series of public events on Oct. 19 and 20, including a research symposium, a 5K run/walk, a live storytelling series and more.
August 11, 2018
The UVA and Charlottesville communities gathered Saturday for “The Hope that Summons Us: A Morning of Reflection and Renewal,” one year after the white supremacist demonstrations of Aug. 11 and 12, 2017. The event featured remarks by new president James E. Ryan.
August 04, 2018
Among Taylor Sheppard’s future goals: Finishing her tour of duty as a nuclear engineer and submarine officer in the U.S. Navy, swimming the English Channel (a cold, arduous, 21-mile undertaking), and transforming the energy industry.