The key to preventing incidents like the Newtown, Conn., school shootings lies not in better school security, but in more attention to mental health, according to a widely endorsed statement crafted in part by U.Va. psychologist Dewey Cornell.
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Rebecca P. Arrington
December 17, 2012
Transportation will be a key issue in the upcoming General Assembly session. Gov. Bob McDonnell said at a transportation conference Dec. 5, “We cannot continue kicking the can down the road.” Several U.Va. professors can comment on the issue from a policy standpoint and based on the research they’re conducting in the field.
December 11, 2012
Mindfulness. Americans in the Middle East. Study abroad opportunities in 10 countries. They are some of the January Term course offerings soon to take place.
October 12, 2012
Sorensen Institute Accepting Applications for 2013 Political Leaders and Candidate Training Programs
Interested in running for office or becoming a public servant? You can apply through Nov. 12 to a Sorensen Institute program.
September 20, 2012
Approximately 1,000 U.Va. employees rolled up their sleeves on a picture-perfect Wednesday to participate in the annual United Way Laurence E. Richardson Day of Caring.
August 15, 2012
August 15, 2012 — Dental health across the U.S. has improved steadily in recent years, and most Virginians receive more frequent preventive care than the national average.
August 10, 2012
August 10, 2012 — UVaExpress, the University of Virginia's free program that greets international first-year and transfer students and transports them to Grounds from Dulles and Charlottesville airports, is seeking volunteers for its 2012 program, scheduled for Aug. 20 and 21.
August 08, 2012
Louisa County Educator Wins 2012 Outstanding High School Teacher Award from U.Va.'s Curry School Foundation
Sharon Varney-Mahieu of Louisa County High School has been selected from a pool of national nominees to receive the 2012 Outstanding High School Teacher Award from the Curry School of Education Foundation.
August 01, 2012
Philosophy comes from the Greek word, philosophia, or "love of wisdom." Thomas Jefferson studied the discipline, and was exposed to such thinkers as John Locke, Francis Bacon and Isaac Newton.
July 25, 2012
July 25, 2012 — Thomas Taylor, principal of Charlottesville High School, has been selected from a pool of national nominees to receive the 2012 Outstanding Principal Award from the Curry School of Education Foundation