Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

June 28, 2018
UVA’s Dr. Preston Reynolds has conducted 40-50 forensic exams for asylum seekers. She co-authored a new paper explaining how those exams can provide crucial evidence for refugees seeking asylum and authorities evaluating an influx of applications.
June 27, 2018
Lucia Tian spent the past year working as an intern at NASA and, in her spare time, worked with fellow interns to design an artificial gravity spacecraft that could transport humans to Mars. The team presented their plans at a student design competition last week.
June 25, 2018
Alumna Elizabeth Dettke and schoolteacher Christine Nyirahabimana’s friendship created a bakery, inspired a documentary and raised more than $15,000 to educate and train HIV-positive women needing a stable income. And they aren’t done.
June 24, 2018
UVA grad Cole Friedman and his twin brother Neal play more than 100 gigs a year with their rock band, “Super Doppler.” Friedman, who plays bass and manages the band, says his business degree comes in handy every day.
June 21, 2018
Architectural historian Amanda Davis is leading the charge to uncover and celebrate the New York City sites that have played a role in LGBTQ history. We spoke with her during Pride Month.
June 20, 2018
NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, who studied at Darden in 2015, answers all of the space travel questions you never knew you had.
June 18, 2018
Glynn Key, a former Board of Visitors member, made a huge impact on UVA as a student, alumna and public servant. Upon her death in 2014, she was revealed to have been a member of the top-secret Seven Society.
June 14, 2018
The outdoor apparel company asked graduate students across the country to come up with a plan that would make the company carbon-neutral by 2025. The UVA team did that and more, and they won the chance to have their ideas implemented.
June 13, 2018
Benjamin Hays, architect Doug Harnsberger and 15 students used Thomas Jefferson’s notes to build to-scale replica of the original wooden dome that was destroyed when the Rotunda burned in 1895.
June 08, 2018
The board passed a resolution officially electing the outgoing president as “president emerita” and commending her leadership and contributions to the University during her eight years in office.

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