Recent Articles by

Lauren Jones

October 28, 2014
Taught by the associate producer of a public radio show, the new U.Va production course teaches students the basics of radio journalism. Their final projects will air on WTJU, the University’s own community station.
October 20, 2014
On Saturday, U.Va. will host its 11th annual Pancakes for Parkinson’s event on the Lawn. Since 2004, U.Va. has raised more than $346,000 to support research toward finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease. And the whole event is student-run.
October 8, 2014
With help from a Harrison Undergraduate Research Grant, Sasha Ward went to Turkey, a “secular” Muslim state, this summer to study its Jewish print culture. Then violence broke out in Gaza and her thesis was turned upside-down.
September 29, 2014
Thirty U.Va. aspiring entrepreneurs spent an intense weekend together at OpenGrounds to brainstorm and develop businesses that could help make the world a better place.
September 8, 2014
The University of Virginia’s annual Fall Convocation, to be held Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. in the John Paul Jones Arena, will also include the bestowing of Intermediate Honors and presentation of the Thomas Jefferson Awards.
September 2, 2014
Despite the widening racial achievement gap among U.S. college students, African-American students at U.Va. are achieving high graduation rates and better grades with the help of the Office of African-American Affairs.
August 13, 2014
A University of Virginia undergraduate history major found that, unlike Protestants, American Catholics remained united as a church during the American Civil War, though individual churches supported their combatants.
August 5, 2014
The U.Va. School of Medicine’s Summer Research Internship Program offers biomedical research positions to 30 undergraduates, along with workshops, lectures and GRE training.
July 24, 2014
Research interns at the University of Virginia presented their projects and celebrated each other’s summer-long work as the last weeks of their internships come to a close.
July 14, 2014
Students in Lisa Woolfork’s “Game of Thrones” summer course are using their literary analysis skills to examine the way the novels are transformed into the HBO series.