Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

March 05, 2019
Wednesday marks the start of Lent for Christians, but the practice of self-denial could be more widespread, and perhaps more connected to religion than many realize – even filtering into trend diets like Whole30.
March 04, 2019
Two new brick ramps, officially completed and opened last week, will help anyone with mobility issues better access the UNESCO World Heritage site at the heart of the University.
March 04, 2019
Insights from more than 2,500 online submissions and 75 in-person events will shape UVA’s new strategic plan. Learn more about the themes that have emerged so far and shaped President Jim Ryan’s vision for a University that is “both great and good.”
February 19, 2019
This week, Catholic bishops gather in Rome to confront a widespread sexual abuse crisis. See how one religious studies professor has been discussing the crisis in his classroom, and what it has taught him about young people’s views on religion.
February 14, 2019
Undergraduate students in the McIntire School of Commerce’s student investing group grew their assets to more than $1 million. Now, they are returning $500,000 to the school to create a new faculty fellowship and support research.
February 13, 2019
In 2009, LGBTQ students and staff began making “Love is Love” T-shirts for Valentine’s Day, starting a tradition that is still going strong 10 years later. Learn more about how it all began.
February 07, 2019
Our roundup of UVA podcasts continues with a new show on Grounds re-examining Thomas Jefferson and two podcasts produced by UVA alumni, one for NPR listeners every morning and one from Facebook, featuring two alumni entrepreneurs.
February 04, 2019
A Darden program offering online learning scholarships for African students has helped thousands access some of the best business professors in the world, launch their own businesses, lead companies and encourage their peers.
January 31, 2019
Kimberly Whitler, who specializes in marketing and has led marketing strategy for several companies, takes a look at the biggest ad day of the year. Can we expect more social messaging, as with Gillette? Or will ads go for laughs instead?
January 30, 2019
Vietnam veterans were exposed to Agent Orange decades before data science came into vogue. Now, UVA students are using that emerging technology to help those suffering from the after-effects of the toxic herbicide. Find out how.

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