Kisha Lashley’s study of the medical marijuana industry is instructive for entrepreneurs entering unfamiliar territory, and her journey from a small Caribbean island to a Ph.D. is inspirational in a field in need of more female and minority professors.
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October 07, 2015
Jenny Roe is considered a global leader in the study of design and health, examining how good design can heal us and bad design might be harming us more than we realize. Her research even drew the attention of the king of Sweden.
October 06, 2015
Faculty and students across the University are using the problem-solving method to find tangible solutions to some of the most pressing problems, from water scarcity to education policy, corporate strategy to government gridlock.
October 05, 2015
Alumnus J. Patrick Adair is the artistic mastermind behind late night talk shows, circus productions and iconic events like “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.” He recently guided U.Va. drama students building the set of their latest production.
October 01, 2015
Second-year MBA student and champion race car driver Brad Jaeger is driven to succeed in the classroom and on the track.
September 22, 2015
Professor Thomas Bateman interviewed scientists working on some of society’s most long-term projects to determine how other people, too, can move beyond short-term thinking and motivate themselves for long-term achievement.
September 22, 2015
Greg Fairchild will be the keynote speaker at U.Va.’s annual Fall Convocation, which also will include awarding Intermediate Honors and announcing the recipients of the Thomas Jefferson Award, the highest honor given by the University.
September 14, 2015
Bernie Sanders was the first candidate in the 2016 presidential field to appear on the center’s “American Forum” series, greeting enthusiastic crowds before taping an interview segment that will be broadcast on PBS affiliates around the country.
September 11, 2015
The world will learn more about the man behind one of its most enduring entertainment icons as PBS delves into the life of Walt Disney. Carmenita Higginbotham provides commentary for the documentary, which includes previously unseen footage.
September 09, 2015
As he settles into his new role, Beardsley discusses his transition from McKinsey & Co., his new home on the Lawn and his goals for the top-ranked business school that he now leads.