Recent Articles by

William Cocke

September 24, 2021
The lead gift from Tessa Ader will transform the arts at UVA by providing a home for concerts, dance, theater and interdisciplinary art forms.
March 17, 2021
In partnership with an alumna’s nonprofit, three UVA students took the lead in distributing thousands of masks made by female artisans in Guatemala.
March 05, 2021
The new endowed fund, called the Piedmont Scholars Program, will provide scholarships to students transferring to UVA who have been selected as recipients of UVA’s University Achievement Award.
February 16, 2021
The gift from Marjorie Harrison Webb will provide unrestricted support for the library’s mission during and after the extensive renovation currently underway at Alderman Library.
February 04, 2021
When Robert M. White Jr. made a $3 million gift to create the Robert M. White Jr. Bicentennial Professorship in Real Estate Finance in 2019, the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce’s real estate curriculum received a major burst of energy. Last fall, Andrew R.
December 11, 2020
The funds will be used to address two of the University’s priorities – recruiting top prospective students and increasing access and affordability for undergraduates.
December 08, 2020
Alhassan, a first-generation college student and 2020 graduate, looks back on her time at UVA after coming to Grounds when she was only 16. She hopes to become an orthopedic surgeon.
November 30, 2020
To learn more about the rarely seen green salamander, Wally Smith and his students have scaled cliff faces and explored tree canopies, discovering more than 90 previously unknown populations.
November 23, 2020
Architecture alumna Leigh Hassler explains how she and fellow historic preservationists are using steam to carefully strip away layers of paint on Pavilion VIII’s marble capitals.
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.