Recent Articles by

Rebecca P. Arrington

February 29, 2012
February 29, 2012 — Preschool teachers who took a college course on how to improve interactions with their students not only were able to identify effective practices in others, but also were able to put their training into practice in their classrooms, according to research at the University of
February 28, 2012
Findings of a study released today by researchers at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, identify patterns of poverty in Virginia by region and demographic group, and trace the mission and impact of gove
February 28, 2012
February 28, 2012 — Youth-Nex, a University of Virginia center based at the Curry School of Education, is seeking proposals for funding opportunities
February 26, 2012
February 27, 2012 — Students, small-business owners and professors convened Wednesday in a Campbell Hall lecture room at the University of Virginia to watch bluefin tuna get hauled into boats on a movie screen as they sampled local trout and sustainable barramundi hors d'oeuvres.
February 24, 2012
February 24, 2012 — The University of Virginia's student-run Relay for Life chapter will hold its main event, an overnight walk/run for the American Cancer Society, from 6 p.m. on April 13 to 6 a.m. on April 14 at Carr's Hill Field.
February 23, 2012
February 22, 2012 — The signs of students' disengagement run the gamut, from daydreaming, doodling and covert texting to ignoring assignments, acting out and skipping classes.
February 22, 2012
February 22, 2012 — It's almost time for spring break, and University of Virginia students are working to help fellow students have a safe one.
February 20, 2012
February 20, 2012 — Helping residents of Southside Virginia lower their utility costs. Improving primary and preventative health care in St. Kitts. Assessing water health in Africa and Guatemala, vocational training in India, and "girlfighting" in Charlottesville city schools.
February 14, 2012
February 14, 2012 — Full- and part-time University of Virginia faculty and staff who have a child or grandchild who will be – or is applying to be – a U.Va. undergraduate in the 2012-13 academic year, take note: She or he may be eligible to apply for the inaugural Leonard W.
February 14, 2012
February 14, 2012 — It's 3 a.m. Newlyweds Jonathan and Kristin Greene are awakened by the sound of pounding rain and, upon crawling out of bed, find themselves ankle-deep in water. They flee their home and luckily are able to get to a nearby shelter.