Recent Articles by

Lisa Kessler

December 17, 2012
U.Va. students developed a new and unexpected method of detecting whooping cough, by repurposing a common pregnancy test. Their innovation has earned them lots of notice at University, regional and international competitions.
December 05, 2012
A Flash Seminar with President Sullivan and English professor Michael Suarez asks, “What is the Good Life?”
November 02, 2012
The Curry School of Education's first-ever common reading, Claude M. Steele’s “Whistling Vivaldi,” encourages faculty, staff and students to discuss diversity and stereotype issues in academic institutions.
September 12, 2012
President Teresa Sullivan and other University faculty and student leaders answered questions about U.Va.’s honor system and the direction of the honor code in the upcoming year during a conversation about the Community of Trust held Tuesday afternoon.
September 04, 2012
The University of Virginia's Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership hosted its inaugural Emerging Leaders Program this August for up-and-coming young state and local government workers. The participants’ final project proposals may even become state laws.
August 20, 2012
In the United States, only 13 percent of Native Americans have earned a bachelor's degree or higher, well below the national average of 27.9 percent. At the University of Virginia, less than 1 percent of the student population is Native American.
August 02, 2012
The Olympics provide a wonderful opportunity for athletes and people all over the world to enjoy sports and relax with friends.
July 30, 2012
Clinical psychologists Dr. Peter Sheras and Dr. Phyllis Koch-Seras' new book on lifelong love views couples as single entities that flourish with the "Four C's": commitment, cooperation, communication and community.
July 10, 2012
In the hot afternoon shade, Lily Fox-Bruguiere ties a drooping sunflower to a stake with green ribbon.