Recent Articles by

Katie McNally

October 04, 2016
Sally Hudson grew up learning about the importance of public service. Now the new assistant professor and trained economist is teaching students how to use evidence-based research to make the most of their own public service.
September 27, 2016
Through on-the-ground efforts and a new website,, Student Council member Katie Brandon is leading a University-wide effort to increase voter registration among students at the university Thomas Jefferson founded.
September 15, 2016
A new mobile exhibit from Virginia Foundation for the Humanities takes users on a walking tour that follows the lives of slavery and segregation led by African-American residents of Charlottesville and Central Virginia.
September 14, 2016
If Chuck Berry is the father of rock ’n’ roll, how did it become a predominately white genre in just a dozen years? UVA rock historian Jack Hamilton’s new book, “Just Around Midnight,” delves into the genre’s complex racial history.
September 08, 2016
Associate Professor of Philosophy Elizabeth Barnes’ own experience with disability led her to challenge assumptions about what it means to lead a good and valuable life.
September 06, 2016
The renowned professor of politics gift is the first step in a $30 million fundraising campaign to expand the civic mission of UVA’s Center for Politics, which he founded and directs.
September 06, 2016
UVA’s new dean of libraries, John Unsworth, plans to use his expertise to plot a path toward the future of research while preserving valuable archives of the past.
September 02, 2016
Robert Vaughan, the longtime president of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, is retiring after 43 years of service. Under his watch, the foundation has launched thousands of programs to preserve and celebrate Virginia culture.
August 26, 2016
A large new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will spur further advances to Neatline, a UVA-developed digital platform that uses mapping technology to advance research in the humanities.
August 24, 2016
UVA Today breaks down the makeup of the Class of 2020 and the diverse perspectives they bring to Grounds.