Recent Articles by

William Cocke

September 11, 2020
The UVA School of Nursing has received a $5 million gift from the Pew Charitable Trusts to create the Rebecca W. Rimel Dean’s Chair. The endowed chair honors Rimel, a 1973 graduate of the school and Pew’s longtime president and CEO.
July 20, 2020
The philanthropist, who died July 5, did not hoard her treasures; instead, she looked for ways to give others access to them, be they a college education or a fabulously restored carousel.
May 26, 2020
The new Ivy Foundation COVID-19 Translational Research Fund will back research that addresses COVID-19 diagnosis, treatment options, vaccine development and health care workers’ protection needs.
May 04, 2020
The new fund will serve as a catalyst for vital research focused on COVID-19 testing, therapies, vaccines and even strategies to safely reopen society.
October 31, 2019
Z Society Commits $1 Million to Student Health & Wellness Center, Alderman Library
April 06, 2011
April 6, 2011 — Marvin Rosenblum, who taught mathematics in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences for 45 years, is remembered for his generosity and supportiveness.
July 10, 2007
July 10, 2007 -- When it comes to finding the hottest restaurant in town or the best hotel for a vacation, the Internet is the tool of choice for a growing number of consumers.
March 07, 2007
March 7, 2007 -- In Lewis Carroll’s whimsical poem, “The Walrus and the Carpenter,” the titular sea mammal devours — rather regretfully — all the oysters on a stretch of beach.
November 13, 2006
Nov. 13, 2006 -- With a $798,000 gift to the University of Virginia, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York City has extended its support for digital scholarship in the humanities.