Recent Articles by

E. Mary Carlson

December 01, 2006
Dec. 1, 2006 -- Robert L. Pressey, an internationally acclaimed conservation biologist in the field of systematic environmental planning, has been appointed to a Thomas Jefferson Foundation Visiting Professorship in the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture.
November 16, 2006
Nov. 16, 2006 -- It was a meeting of the minds…and other valuable resources.
November 15, 2006
Nov. 15, 2006 -- University of Virginia law professor Thomas Hafemeister and psychiatry professor Shelly Jackson have received a grant of nearly $300,000 from the National Institute of Justice to investigate financial abuse and other forms of mistreatment of the elderly in Virginia.
November 14, 2006
Nov. 14, 2006 -- The University of Virginia ranks 10th among all U.S. colleges and universities for study abroad participation among its students, according to Open Doors, a newly released annual report by the Institute of International Education.
November 14, 2006
Nov. 14, 2006 -- Citizens interested in Charlottesville's environment are invited to attend a free community workshop to be held at the Charlottesville Design Center on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m.
October 24, 2006
Oct. 24, 2006 -- Most law students consider themselves lucky to get their feet wet in real cases involving petty theft or assault. Several students at U.Va. are taking a once-in-a-lifetime class focused on far more serious crimes — with international implications.
October 23, 2006
Oct. 23, 2006 -- Frank Dukes, director of the University of Virginia’s Institute for Environmental Negotiation, served as lead facilitator for “National Dialogue on Children and Nature,” the largest-ever U.S.
October 11, 2006
Oct. 11, 2006 -- Reaching the first 100 million United States residents required more than 100 years from the first census in 1790. The next 100 million arrived in a little over 50 years. The last 100 million arrived in fewer than 40.