In the wake of the mass murder at a Florida high school, some suggest training and arming teachers with firearms will deter attacks. UVA associate professor Patricia Jennings, an expert in teacher stress, shares her views.
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February 23, 2018
February 21, 2018
UVA has had a study abroad program in Valencia, Spain, since 1993. Nearly 9,000 students have participated, perfecting their Spanish and earning UVA credit all the while. Check out this new video to see what all the excitement is about.
February 20, 2018
Student experiences at UVA come in many forms. For Ted Obi, a psychology and pre-med student, his journey took him to Ghana for a telemedicine project supported by UVA’s Center for Global Health and the Parents Fund.
February 20, 2018
Low pay and the costly licensure requirements are driving Virginia’s teacher shortage. Experts at UVA’s Curry School of Education are helping Richmond address what experts say is Gov. Ralph Northam’s single biggest challenge.
February 19, 2018
How closely do you follow UVA Today? The answers to these 10 questions are at your fingertips!
February 15, 2018
UVA school violence prevention expert Dewey Cornell joined UVA Today for a Facebook Live event Thursday to discuss the tragic shooting in Florida and share his research on assessing threats in schools before they escalate to deadly violence.
February 13, 2018
Relationship feeling a little stale this Valentine’s Day? These tips from UVA psychology professor Peter Sheras and wife, Phyllis Koch-Sheras – both professional marriage counselors – will help get your relationship back on the right track.
February 05, 2018
The new commission will examine and report on UVA’s role in racial segregation in the 19th and 20th centuries.
February 01, 2018
Johntrell Bowles spent nearly half of his life either homeless or in foster care. Rather than flounder, the second-year student is using that experience to give back to the University and Charlottesville.
January 30, 2018
UVA researchers have created a successful new method to help students find purpose in learning – a technique that has found its way to New York City’s public school system.