Recent Articles by

Matt Kelly

November 10, 2006
Nov. 10, 2006 -- The homestead of Catherine “Kitty” Foster, a free black  woman who lived near the University from 1833 to 1863 on Venable Lane, will be preserved as a one-acre park near U.Va.’s South Lawn project.
November 02, 2006
Nov. 2, 2006 -- Take a five-kilometer run or walk around the University of Virginia on Nov. 4 and help wounded veterans at the same time.
October 31, 2006
Oct. 31, 2006 -- Speaking at the University of Virginia last week, Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine stressed his administration’s commitment to increasing business with small, minority and women-owned businesses.
October 25, 2006
Oct. 25, 2006 -- For decades, the University of Virginia’s Cocke Hall clock, like any broken clock, has only been right twice a day. But thanks to a meticulous restoration, you’ll now be able to set your watch by this long-dormant timepiece.
October 20, 2006
Oct. 20, 2006 — University employees offered suggestions for improving human resources procedures on Oct. 11, in the first step toward “creating a new human resources system,” according to Yoke San Reynolds, vice president and chief financial officer.
October 18, 2006
Oct. 18, 2006 -- Citing it as an example of the intersection of academic research and commercial application, John T. Casteen III, president of the University of Virginia, and Tim R.
October 18, 2006
Oct. 18, 2006 -- The annual Family Weekend at U.Va. takes place this year Oct. 20-22. Between 400 and 600 visitors are expected for the weekend, which gives students’ families an opportunity to see University life.
October 16, 2006
Oct. 16, 2006 -- Nicole F. Hurd, who created U.Va.’s College Guides program to help high school students who might not otherwise go to college, will now oversee and advise the program on a national level as director for higher education initiatives at the National College Access Network.
September 29, 2006
Sept. 29, 2006 -- For three days in October, the Grounds will take on a Caribbean flavor as the University of Virginia hosts the 18th Annual Haitian Studies Association Conference from Oct. 5-7.
September 25, 2006
Sept. 25, 2006 -- The Faculty Senate unanimously approved a set of recommendations for the University of Virginia, which is “ideally positioned to become the No.