Recent Articles by

H. Brevy Cannon

January 10, 2013
DNA profiling reduces crime, and does so for a fraction of the cost of alternatives, finds the first rigorous analysis of the crime-fighting power of DNA profiling.
December 17, 2012
Sociology professor W. Bradford Wilcox co-wrote, “The President’s Marriage Agenda for the Forgotten Sixty Percent” to tackle the striking yet little-discussed decline in marriage among “Middle America.”
December 12, 2012
Emerging leaders from 25 nations worldwide discussed democracy and civil society during a two-day visit to the Presidential Precinct.
December 07, 2012
Partnering with the U.S. State Department, a new “Presidential Precinct” links leaders and proponents of democracy from around the planet with U.Va., William & Mary and Central Virginia’s three Founding Fathers.
December 02, 2012
Two complementary ideas for location-based social messaging took home the top two prizes at U.Va.’s Future of Social Messaging Concept Competition.
November 29, 2012
Free burritos and celebrity farmer Joel Salatin are part of a Dec. 3 U.Va. screening of “American Meat,” a new film exploring the burgeoning local food revolution in American agriculture.
November 20, 2012
America’s current economic recovery may actually be “above average” by historical standards, as Alan Taylor will explain Nov. 27 in the College’s next endowed professor lecture.
November 19, 2012
A potentially revolutionary diagnostic test for whooping cough, well-suited to the developing world, won this year’s Entrepreneurship Cup.
November 15, 2012
Four types of family cultures – the Faithful, the Engaged Progressives, the Detached and the American Dreamers – are molding the next generation of Americans, a three-year study finds.
November 08, 2012
Billy Cannaday, dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, will take on new duties as the first vice provost for academic outreach, a position created to advance cross-University efforts to reach new off-Grounds students.