Recent Articles by

Rebecca P. Arrington

March 01, 2013
Children are consuming fewer calories, and adults are eating less fast food, according to a federal government survey released Feb. 21. U.Va. kinesiology professor John Sirard is “cautiously optimistic” about the findings.
February 28, 2013
What does the sequester mean for the state and nation? Politics professor James Savage and other U.Va. experts weigh in on the issue.
February 19, 2013
See history in the making today when John Kerry delivers his first public address as secretary of state in Old Cabell Hall around 11 a.m. If you don’t have a ticket, follow the address via a live webcast, on Twitter or at a remote viewing site.
February 19, 2013
This week’s Board of Visitors meeting will be webcast live. New procedures for media and the public who are planning to attend open sessions of the meeting are also being instituted, effective Wednesday.
February 14, 2013
Two faculty members can comment on the state’s transportation policy and what’s now unfolding as the Virginia General Assembly debates transportation issues.
February 06, 2013
Wade Lancaster, a professor on the current voyage of the Semester at Sea and husband of former U.Va. School of Nursing Dean Jeanette Lancaster, died Feb. 3 of natural causes while visiting Shanghai.
February 04, 2013
Children or grandchildren of full- and part-time faculty and staff who will be U.Va. undergraduate students in 2013-14 may be eligible to apply for the Leonard W. and Jerry S. Sandridge Scholarship and the Faculty and Staff Undergraduate Scholarship.
February 04, 2013
Fifty-five U.Va. undergraduate alumni are currently serving with the Peace Corps, landing the University among the nation’s top volunteer-producing schools for 2013. Interested in joining the Corps? Attend a meeting tonight.
January 17, 2013
Jim Webb, former U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy, decorated veteran, writer and filmmaker, will deliver the commencement address at the 184th Final Exercises May 19.
December 20, 2012
A recent gift from the Bama Works Fund will allow four local students to participate in the Sorensen Institute’s High School Leaders Program or College Leaders Program.