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.
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February 15, 2018
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.
January 29, 2018
The internet is part of everyday life, and smartphones have placed the web in people’s hands. New research finds technology is sucking the joy out of old-fashioned, face-to-face conversations.
January 25, 2018
Sean Bobbitt, who earned a degree in international relations from UVA in 1991, is a co-producer of the Oscar-nominated animated film, “Loving Vincent,” about pained Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh.
January 16, 2018
After taking a variety of courses at UVA, Vashti Harrison found her love of drawing, a skill she used to author “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History.”
January 12, 2018
In the 1960s – dark days for the few African-Americans enrolled at UVA – a band of students formed an interracial council that was instrumental in getting the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to speak at the University.
January 09, 2018
In 1998, researchers at UVA began following a regular sample of Charlottesville middle schoolers to see how they handled stress. Now fully grown, those who regularly mishandled scabrous situations may be aging prematurely.