Recent Articles by

Rebecca P. Arrington

August 20, 2013
What do U.S. fugitive Edward Snowden and incarcerated juveniles in a Virginia correctional center have in common? A copy of “Crime and Punishment,” it turns out.
July 05, 2013
“Queen of Gospel” Maggie Ingram lifts spirits through music, message and service. A Virginia Folklife Program album project now documents her work. It’s up for gospel album of the year. Fan votes can be cast through July 19.
June 20, 2013
Eleven students in the Virginia-North Carolina Summer Research Program are knee-deep in science for the next few weeks. Begun in 2007, the program is yielding strong results.
May 17, 2013
Pamela Joseph’s longtime knowledge of grants makes her an ideal trainer of others involved in research funding.
May 13, 2013
As you’re looking around the Lawn during Final Exercises, if U.Va.’s graduates happen to look younger than usual, there’s a reason. Some of them are. Here’s what nine of them have to say about graduating early.
May 13, 2013
A new tradition will commence May 19 when 82 members of the Class of 2013 process the Lawn sporting orange academic stoles to recognize their completion of bachelor’s degrees in three years or less.
April 17, 2013
U.Va.’s Big Data initiative and Saturday’s Stan Winston Festival of the Moving Creature are among the 16 projects receiving grants from the U.Va. Alumni Association’s Jefferson Trust this Friday. Since 2004, the trust has awarded nearly $3.5 million.
March 19, 2013
Governmental gridlock is the reason for the stock market run-up, says one professor. Another says it’s due to firms cutting costs and jobs while maintaining output. Will the run last?
March 18, 2013
Several professors offer insight on the run-up in the stock market despite recent developments that might make one expect a decline.
March 07, 2013
Will there be a sequester come Friday? Yes, says politics professor James Savage, “If the power relationships stay as they are.” What does that mean for the state and nation? Savage and other U.Va. experts weigh in on the issue.