Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

November 18, 2016
Chapel’s storied career includes more than 130 directing credits, 60-plus acting gigs, one lifetime achievement award and at least one superstar student. He reflects on memories with Fey, bringing Broadway music to Russia and more.
November 17, 2016
A new Gallup survey, polling more than 7,000 alumni from the classes of 2001 to 2015, indicates that UVA graduates are outpacing national averages in workplace engagement, well-being and attachment to the University.
November 14, 2016
Meet Darden alumna Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children. Under her leadership, the global nonprofit has more than doubled its reach, serving more than 165 million children worldwide.
November 10, 2016
An exhibition at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico featuring several watercolors of the Grounds reveals how three pivotal summers at UVA set her on the path to becoming one of the greatest American artists of her time.
November 07, 2016
As the curtain falls on the 2016 Virginia Film Festival, take a look back at some of the memorable moments, celebrity guest appearances and Oscar-worthy films.
November 07, 2016
Wesley Diener, a music major who has performed in operas in the U.S. and abroad, offered UVA Today a glimpse of his rehearsals, performing an aria from the Italian opera “Don Pasquale.”
November 07, 2016
McLendon, who will assume his new role in January, comes to UVA from Sarasota, Florida, where he serves as the curator of modern and contemporary art at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
November 04, 2016
UVA students enjoyed a rare opportunity to talk with the acclaimed filmmaker, learning more about his life, his approach to filmmaking and art and his advice to aspiring artists. Herzog appeared in conjunction with the Virginia Film Festival.
November 03, 2016
The opening film, “Loving” was shot entirely in Virginia and is already earning Oscar buzz. Firth, one of the film’s producers, joined McAuliffe and director Jeff Nichols in introducing the film Thursday night.
November 02, 2016
Shirley MacLaine, Werner Herzog, Liv Ullmann, Colin Firth and Danny McBride are among the many acclaimed actors, writers and filmmakers descending on Charlottesville during this weekend’s festival, presented by the University.

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