Recent Articles by

Lauren Jones

December 10, 2015
Now in his 47th academic year as a faculty member at the University of Virginia, Ken Elzinga is showing no signs of slowing down.
May 12, 2015
James Duke hasn’t always been sure about his future path, and has pursued many interests during his time at U.Va. Now, his exploration of South Asian poetry has helped him prepare for a lifetime of studying the Urdu language, people and diasporas.
April 29, 2015
A visit to Charlottesville inspired a former television writer and producer to pack up and pursue the education he’d always wanted. Four years later, Robert Dewberry will graduate from U.Va. with a history degree and an aspiration to become a professor.
April 1, 2015
With the help of professors at the Darden School of Business, Hillary Lewis is bringing the ‘Wahoo Orange’ of U.Va. across the country – as a flavor of Lumi, a new organic, cold-pressed fruit juice produced in Charlottesville.
March 25, 2015
Catherine Henry didn’t just find a hobby when she walked into the Peirce-Cottler lab at the University of Virginia. She found her calling – and as a Rodman Scholar, Harrison Research Award recipient and Beckman Scholar, she’s had a ton of success.
March 23, 2015
Designed to function as a service-oriented alternative to the standard college break experience, Alternative Spring Break takes students to locations ranging from the Amazonian rainforests to the Shenandoah Valley.
March 23, 2015
Last summer, third-year Harrison Undergraduate Research Award recipient Wade Oakley traveled to Mysore, India to immerse himself in an academic study of Ashtanga yoga.
March 20, 2015
Students and U.Va. community members met with law enforcement officials Friday to express their concerns over events surrounding the disturbing arrest of a third-year student and the treatment of the black community.
March 18, 2015
Students in the McIntire School of Commerce are launching the “March Madness Auction” to support The Haven, a local homeless day shelter. Up for bid: memorabilia from U.Va.’s basketball, baseball, lacrosse and football teams and U.Va. experience tours.
March 9, 2015
Organizers selected the students for the quality of their ideas to address global challenges across five focus areas: education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health.