James Vernie Marshall, 86, of Charlottesville died April 22, 2008, at his home. Marshall retired with 30 years of service from the University of Virginia as an elevator mechanic and supervisor. Daily Progress obituary
Student experiences at UVA come in many forms. For Ted Obi, a psychology and pre-med student, his journey took him to Ghana for a telemedicine project supported by UVA’s Center for Global Health and the Parents Fund.
Also in this roundup: a McIntire School of Commerce program earns a national ranking, a School of Architecture project gains international exposure, a UVA English professor succeeds a colleague at the helm at an influential journal, and much more.
Low pay and the costly licensure requirements are driving Virginia’s teacher shortage. Experts at UVA’s Curry School of Education are helping Richmond address what experts say is Gov. Ralph Northam’s single biggest challenge.