Recent Articles by

Laura Hoxworth

August 9, 2019
By collaborating with experts, advocates and families in the Charlottesville community, autism researchers at UVA are growing the local support network while advancing cutting-edge research.
May 28, 2019
The importance of science education is growing, but students’ interest in science declines as they get older. With a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation, UVA professor Robert Tai wants to help figure out why.
April 10, 2019
On Monday, UVA President Jim Ryan will run the Boston Marathon in support of the Curry School of Education and Human Development and teachers everywhere.
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 6, 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.