Recent Articles by

Lauren Jones

March 5, 2015
On June 1, the third-year student begins his duties on the Board of Visitors – which, as he explained to friends back home, has nothing to do with tourism, but everything to do with running the University.
February 13, 2015
TEDxUVA provides a microphone, video camera and a stage to some of the most innovative ideas from U.Va. and the Charlottesville community.
February 5, 2015
As a transfer student, student Kiana Williams came to U.Va. two years ago looking to explore her interests and get involved in student life. Today, as she nears graduation, she’s fulfilled those goals and more as she’s charted a unique path for herself.
February 4, 2015
The chapter, part of a national group that was chartered at U.Va., has broken ground on a much-needed medical clinic in El Salvador after 10 years of fundraising and overcoming obstacles.
January 22, 2015
U.Va.’s Career Services office will host a week dedicated to preparing second-year students for the workforce. Each event caters specifically to second-year students at different stages of their career and internship preparation.
December 9, 2014
A group of U.Va. students spent last summer as the only Americans interning for Samsung in South Korea, thanks to the new U.Va. Global Internship Program. Grant applications for next summer’s programs are due in spring.
December 5, 2014
In the face of several challenges, on Grounds and off, students, faculty, staff and neighbors gathered together Thursday to reaffirm and celebrate the power of community.
December 2, 2014
U.Va. students are poising themselves to compete globally by bringing the Hult Prize competition to U.Va., which aims to give student teams the opportunity and funding to solve major global problems.
November 5, 2014
Two U.Va. undergraduate students have created a Web- and mobile-based polling application called “VotersChoice,” which helps politicians survey their constituents directly. They’ve received $60,000 in award funding and are planning for a winter launch.
November 3, 2014
Elizabeth Leet, who is pursuing a bi-national doctorate in French at both U.Va and a French university, has been awarded a fellowship to fund her research in feminist theory and interspecies communication as seen through the lens of medieval women in equestrianism.