Recent Articles by

Rebecca P. Arrington

November 19, 2007
Nov. 19, 2007 — In his new book, “Unfinished Business: Racial Equality in American History,” University of Virginia law professor Michael Klarman traces the long and turbulent history of race relations in America.
October 26, 2007
Oct. 26, 2007 — Richard J. Bonnie, the University of Virginia’s Harrison Foundation Professor of Medicine and Law, and director and co-founder of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy, received the Thomas Jefferson Award during U.Va.’s Fall Convocation today.
October 25, 2007
Oct. 25, 2007 — Seven years ago, the University of Virginia's 2020 Commission on International Activities laid the groundwork for a greater emphasis on U.Va.'s International Studies program. International programs, argued the commission, are a unique vehicle through which U.Va.
October 23, 2007
Oct. 23, 2007 — Forty-three percent of Virginia’s 4-year-olds were not enrolled in preschool in 2005, according to U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. Children from families below the poverty level had the lowest rate of pre-school enrollment.
October 18, 2007
Oct. 18, 2007 — Bullying is not a matter of bad kids versus good kids, but is a situation in which both children need help in learning how to channel their emotions and interact successfully with others.
October 15, 2007
Oct. 15, 2007— Stanley C. Trent, associate professor in the department of curriculum, instruction and special education at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, has been appointed as the school’s first assistant dean of diversity and equity.
September 18, 2007
• Michael Menaker, professor of biology, received the Peter C. Farrell Prize in Sleep Medicine from the Harvard Medical School.
September 07, 2007
Sept. 7, 2007 — On Monday, Sept. 10, Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top U.S. military commander in Iraq, and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker will update Congress on the results of Bush's decision earlier this year to send 30,000 additional troops to Iraq.
July 27, 2007
July 27, 2007 -- “With Good Reason,” Virginia’s only statewide public radio program, recently won a national award for a program it produced on near-death experiences featuring University of Virginia researcher Dr. C. Bruce Greyson.