Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

June 04, 2019
Online retailers are struggling to get ever more products from distribution points to customers’ doorsteps. According to Darden professor Timothy Laseter, whoever figures out that “last mile” will dominate the future of e-commerce.
May 23, 2019
Almost 100 speakers gathered on Grounds over three days to discuss the modern American presidency. Clinton – one of only five men living who knows the office firsthand – provided a rousing conclusion.
May 21, 2019
Speaking to graduates at UVA’s College at Wise, the University of Virginia president shared five life lessons he took away from one of the University’s greatest sports moments.
May 20, 2019
Students like Katherine Huiskes have helped power this week’s Presidential Ideas Festival, hosted by UVA’s Miller Center. Huiskes came to UVA from Oregon because of the University’s strength in history and politics.
May 18, 2019
Volunteers collected more than 1,500 mylar balloons on the Lawn during Final Exercises to brighten young patients’ rooms and cut down on the environmental impact of balloons lost to the breeze.
May 16, 2019
UVA graduates are filling their caps with favorite memories, symbols, quotes and photos as reminders of all that came before this triumphant graduation weekend – and all that lies ahead. See some of their designs.
May 13, 2019
Alumnus Christopher Rännefors and his business partner won over “Shark Tank” investors with their BatBnBs, sleek bat houses offering natural pest control. They brought in a furry friend to drive the pitch home.
May 10, 2019
Adriana Giorgis, who grew up in Rome and Milan, spent two years studying and digitally preserving first-century Roman ruins while also studying Arctic environments and pursuing a very demanding interdisciplinary double major.
May 08, 2019
Honor Committee chair, new father, former dolphin trainer – Ory Streeter has had quite a collection of titles. He’ll add “doctor” to the list this month, and his legacy at UVA is still growing.
May 07, 2019
James Roebuck was elected in 1970, the first African American student to hold that role at UVA. Fifty years later, he looks back at his tenure – which included the “May Days” Vietnam War protests – and how it shaped the University.