Recent Articles by

Jane Kelly

December 21, 2018
Winter break offers faculty, staff and students a time to unplug, enjoy family and catch up on projects, like learning the ukulele and training for the NFL Draft. Learn how several are spending their time off and rejuvenating themselves for 2019.
December 14, 2018
Kayla Spigelman’s passion for fighting food waste and hunger blossomed when she was a girl and collected canned food instead of candy at Halloween. She brought that passion to UVA in a new way.
December 03, 2018
Austin Widner grew up in Saltville, where five generations of his family have farmed tobacco. Now a fourth-year student, he is helping to build community among Appalachian students and alumni, and to increase applications to UVA from the region. Header Art: Austin Widner
November 28, 2018
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when students throw the biggest holiday event at the University. The free fun starts at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6 and the grand finale, a fantastic light show set to music, starts at 9.
November 13, 2018
An annual assessment of international education funded by the U.S. Department of State finds that the University continues to help students and international scholars thrive in a global arena.
November 02, 2018
Two civic-minded students are making it easier than ever for UVA students of all political stripes to get out the vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections.
October 31, 2018
After the horrific killing of 11 members of the Tree of Life synagogue, Jewish students created the event as part of a week of programming to honor and support their brethren.
October 29, 2018
The associate professor’s popular “Dracula” course has been packing classrooms for more than a decade. Check out a Facebook Live session with Stepanic and read his top 10 list of the most interesting things about Bram Stoker’s famous 1897 Gothic horror novel.
October 20, 2018
Saturday afternoon, 10 people shared their stories, which touched on themes including segregation and the challenges facing those with disabilities. President Jim Ryan closed the program with the deeply personal story of his adoption, with his birth mother in the audience.
October 17, 2018
The findings of a new study found that when a picture of human eyes was placed behind a donation box, it led to a significant increase in donations.