Recent Articles by

Rebecca P. Arrington

July 02, 2012
July 2, 2012 — For decades, growing numbers of scholarly studies have criticized mass media coverage of election campaigns as generally unhelpful to voters.
June 25, 2012
June 25, 2012 — The University of Virginia Bookstore will hold a "Food Mob" on Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. to solicit food donations for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.
June 25, 2012
On Friday morning, a state senator, state delegate, mayor and other policymakers listened as students in the University of Virginia Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership's
June 21, 2012
June 21, 2012 — Students participating in the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership's College Leaders Program at the University of Virginia will present projects on Friday and participate in a graduation ceremony Saturday.
June 14, 2012
Academically, the study of how to bring up healthy young people has traditionally focused on preventing negative outcomes, such as drug and alcohol abuse and bullying. But a team from the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education took a different tack at a recent national conference.
June 08, 2012
June 8, 2012 — The University of Virginia's Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership is launching its Emerging Leaders Program this summer.
May 25, 2012
More than 1 million Virginians, including children, senior citizens, adults with disabilities and individuals who have recently lost their jobs, are considered "food insecure." This number tends to grow in the
May 24, 2012
Virginia, along with the rest of the country, is clawing its way out of a major recession that began in late 2007 following the bursting of the nationwide housing bubble.
May 22, 2012
May 18, 2012 — Members of the University of Virginia faculty have only a few days left to participate in the survey launched by the Faculty Senate several weeks ago. In consideration of the end-of-semester crunch, the deadline for submitting responses has been extended to May 29.
May 22, 2012
May 22, 2012 — The University of Virginia's Curry School of Education stands ready to become a national leader in "innovation and impacts," two areas that aren't necessarily associated with education schools, Dean Robert Pianta told th