Recent Articles by

Rebecca P. Arrington

April 30, 2007
April 27, 2007 -- Daniel Ehnbom, associate professor of art history, and Karen Ryan, associate dean for the arts, humanities and social science, have been named the new academic deans for Semester at Sea’s 2008 spring and summer voyages.
April 25, 2007
April 25, 2007 -- More than five years have passed since the tragic attacks of September 11. On April 19, Alice Greenwald visited the University to discuss plans for a memorial museum at Ground Zero, the New York City site where the Twin Towers once stood.
April 24, 2007
April 24, 2007-- Even for the resourceful architect, finding a way to connect individuals living in the heavily industrialized regions around Norfolk, Va., with the Elizabeth River that’s right in their backyard is challenging.
April 05, 2007
March 30, 2007 -- The University of Virginia Law School’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic has successfully petitioned the Supreme Court to hear Watson v. United States, a case involving a defendant whose sentence was extended due to an additional gun charge.
March 29, 2007
March 29, 2007 -- WTJU-FM first transmitted its broadcast signal to listeners in the University of Virginia community and surrounding areas on April 1, 1957, at 7:30 p.m. Hosted by U.Va. students, programming included lite classics, easy listening, news, public affairs and a smattering of jazz.
March 14, 2007
March 14, 2007 -- Providing a competitive workforce will become significantly more difficult in some areas of the commonwealth in the near future, according to 2006 population estimates by age and gender developed by the Demographics and Workforce section of the University of Virginia’s Weldon Coope
March 07, 2007
March 7, 2007 -- Interested in starting or finishing your college degree? University employees are invited to attend a free, mini-education expo with college and university members of the PACE (Piedmont Area Continuing Education) Consortium. The event will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
March 07, 2007
March 7, 2007 -- The University of Virginia Law School has named Musictoday executive vice president Jim Kingdon director of its Law & Business Program. Kingdon, who received his J.D. and M.B.A. from U.Va.
March 07, 2007
March 7, 2007 -- The Board of Visitors approved the establishment of three professorships and the naming of two facilities at its Feb. 9 meeting. U.Va. President John T. Casteen III read the resolutions during the meeting, held in the Dome Room of the Rotunda.
March 02, 2007
March 2, 2007 -- The University of Virginia Art Museum is home to more than 10,000 objects, and now a select sampling has been included in a Web-based collaboration of museums’ collections from universities around the world.