Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

December 22, 2017
The “Transforming Community Spaces” project will produce print and online resource documents for community leaders, a series of projects in Charlottesville and elsewhere and a free online course.
December 22, 2017
Take a look back at some of the year’s most notable performances, memorable moments and spectacular shows.
December 20, 2017
Barbara Perry, director of presidential studies at UVA’s Miller Center, recommends five books for history buffs on both sides of the aisle.
December 19, 2017
2017 was a big year for students Hannibal and Malcolm Brooks. They saved a life through bone marrow donation and went on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.”
December 15, 2017
Alumnus Neal Hoffman created his “Mensch on a Bench” toys after his Jewish children were interested in the “Elf on a Shelf” toys. Five years later, business is booming – and Hoffman is loving every minute of it.
December 15, 2017
Gov. Terry McAuliffe created the council in October to ensure that no area or demographic group is left behind in the commonwealth’s pursuit of a healthier environment. UVA representatives will lead its first meeting Monday.
December 14, 2017
The digital currency bitcoin has grown rapidly in the past few months, spurring a flurry of high-stakes speculation. McIntire School of Commerce Professor Robert Parham explains what you need to know.
December 13, 2017
Kerem Cosar, a professor of economics specializing in international trade, discusses the economic implications of the contested trade deal and tense negotiations between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
December 11, 2017
While looking into a 52 percent promotion gap between women and men, a UVA economist found that promoting women to higher ranks had “spillover” benefits for many more women.
December 07, 2017
The current minimum wage for UVA employees is $12.38 per hour, above both the $7.25 federal minimum wage and the $11.86 estimated living wage for the City of Charlottesville.