Recent Articles by

Katie McNally

January 06, 2016
Media studies professor Siva Vaidhyanathan’s January term course takes students to Manhattan for an inside look at the pulsating center of the media universe.
January 06, 2016
LeiLei Secor is not your average student worker; her online jewelry store has made more than $100,000 in just three years. She spent her most successful year yet juggling classes and operating the business.
December 18, 2015
A new study co-authored by Batten professor Christopher Ruhm finds a slight increase in the number of fathers taking advantage of paid leave programs. UVA experts weigh in on the health care and early childhood development impacts of this trend.
December 18, 2015
Joe Campbell’s love of discovery drives him to invent, and it’s helped him make crucial advances in modern communication systems. He recently was named a fellow in the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of his work.
December 17, 2015
Grad students in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy are using what they learn in the classroom to assist the local community. FCG Consulting offers pro-bono services to area non-profits.
December 10, 2015
It’s been one year since the Blue Ridge Scholarship was established through generous donations. The first two classes of scholars are already having an impact at UVA and beyond.
December 09, 2015
Alumna Desirée Davis Stolar shares what’s happened with her company, Unshrinkit, after its success on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and the surprising twist to the investment deal she struck with Mark Cuban.
December 09, 2015
Created in honor of UVA’s first African-American graduate, the Walter N. Ridley Scholarships have derived a unique, community-driven success from hundreds of donors and a close-knit group of students and alumni.
December 08, 2015
Second Opinion started with a few doctors who liked to rock. Twenty years later, they’ve drummed up their own fan base and are encouraging people all over Charlottesville to get up and dance.
December 04, 2015
UVA alumna Kate Clopeck’s non-profit company, Saha Global, is changing lives. Using a sustainable entrepreneurial model, it has increased access to clean water and electric power across the country.