Recent Articles by

Laura Hoxworth

January 24, 2019
High-intensity interval training is beloved by many for its calorie-burning efficiency. But for cardiovascular and metabolic health, new research from UVA suggests it may not be as superior as we think.
December 17, 2018
The Sheila C. Johnson Center provides multidisciplinary clinical training for students and services to the community. Its new director shares how data and technology are transforming the field – and improving experiences for students and clients.
October 23, 2018
UVA alumnus, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind shares five areas of rapid growth and innovation in autism research and treatment at UVA.
September 26, 2018
UVA’s Curry School of Education and Human Development is leading a major initiative to increase racial, religious and ethnic tolerance in classrooms, thanks to a $1 million gift from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.
September 06, 2018
As the U.S. moves toward a “diverse-majority” society, UVA professor Joanna Williams reviews the education research and shares what schools and communities can do to promote equity.
August 21, 2018
With funding from the General Assembly, the commonwealth will require all school divisions to implement a suite of kindergarten readiness assessments developed by UVA researchers.
July 17, 2018
Tracy Missett, the new director of the Curry School’s Saturday and Summer Enrichment Program, shares her thoughts on what makes a good gifted program, advice for parents and what people commonly misunderstand about gifted students.
July 09, 2018
The Curry School’s Teachers in the Movement project hosted a five-day summer institute for local educators interested in oral history, the Civil Rights era and social justice.
May 30, 2018
As the new president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, UVA professor Robert Q. Berry is asking tough questions about the future of teaching math – all in the pursuit of greater access, equity and joy in mathematics.
March 21, 2018
Fifteen years ago, the Dalai Lama inspired Tish Jennings to study mindfulness training for teachers. This month, she traveled to India to present her research to the exiled Tibetan religious leader.

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