Recent Articles by

Rebecca P. Arrington

March 18, 2008
March 17, 2008 — The University of Virginia will recognize the record-setting participation of its employees in two major community outreach efforts — the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign and the United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area's Laurence E.
March 18, 2008
March 18, 2008 – As founder and executive director of the Sustainable South Bronx organization, Majora Carter works to improve the environmental conditions and urban landscape of her hometown, New York City's South Bronx.
March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008 — The Outstanding Contribution Award is the highest honor for staff at the University, recognizing employees whose service and contributions have far exceeded the usual and customary expectations of their positions.
March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008 — Whether they served in World War II or Iraq, today's veterans are at the mercy of an aging U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health system and often have difficulty finding a lawyer to take their disabilities claims through specialized courts.
March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008 — It started as a fraternity hazing ritual on the steps of the Rotunda more than a century ago, but the University of Virginia Law School's annual Libel Show has retained its mission of lampooning faculty, the administration and Law School culture, while growing into an impressive mus
March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008 — The Batten Institute at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business will host a conversation with best-selling author Jim Collins on Thursday, March 27, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, in Darden's Abbott Center Auditorium.
March 11, 2008
March 11, 2008 — Italy never got its due, Cristina Della Coletta felt. In the grand showcase that is the World's Fair, Italy was never considered as important a host as countries like France and Great Britain, according to Della Coletta.
March 05, 2008
March 5, 2008 — Many ITC services, including U.Va. Exchange Service mail, the Central Mail Service and the Instructional Toolkit, will be unavailable overnight from 9 p.m. Thursday, March 6 until 5 a.m. Friday, March 7 to accommodate a major service upgrade.
March 03, 2008
March 3, 2008 –- Inspired by the corporate practice of turning around a failing business, the University of Virginia's School Turnaround Specialist Program trains elementary, middle and high school principals from around the country on how to improve low-performing schools.
February 29, 2008
February 29, 2008 – University of Virginia mathematics professor Irina Mitrea can recall participating in math competitions in middle school and the passion for math those events instilled in her.