Recent Articles by

Whitelaw Reid

April 29, 2018
University of Virginia athletics director Carla Williams and former UVA star athletes Chris Long and Akil Mitchell examined athletics and race during a panel discussion at Nau Hall on Friday.
April 24, 2018
University of Virginia track and field star Mike Marsella recovered from paralysis and brain damage to earn two UVA degrees and run a mile in under 4 minutes.
April 23, 2018
Gabrielle Adams, an assistant professor in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy who has researched what makes apologies effective, breaks down the recent Facebook and Starbucks mea culpas.
April 16, 2018
An avocado-based ice cream, a homemade skin- and hair-care product line and a program that teaches students how to become innovators were the winning entrepreneurial ideas at the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Crowdfunded Pitch Night.
April 16, 2018
Kim Johnson, who dropped out of a college in California more than a quarter-century ago and joined the Marines, will earn her diploma from the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy in May.
April 13, 2018
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, former astronaut Leland Melvin, and Bradford and Bryan Manning, blind cofounders of a clothing company, discussed challenges they’ve overcome during a Tom Tom Founders Festival event on Friday.
April 12, 2018
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, spoke at McLeod Hall Thursday night as part of the year-long Excellence Through Diversity Distinguished Learning Series.
April 11, 2018
Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of an upcoming book examining Facebook, discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
April 09, 2018
A University of Virginia team won first place and the People’s Choice award at Friday night’s ACC InVenture Prize, an entrepreneurship competition between ACC schools.
April 05, 2018
Erik Weihenmayer, who in 2001 became the first blind person to climb Mount Everest, spoke to a group of Batten School students Thursday in the Dome Room of the Rotunda.