(Video) UVA religious studies professor Charles Marsh discusses his compelling spiritual memoir, “Evangelical Anxiety,” and opens up about his personal experiences with anxiety
(Subscription may be required) Attendees at the G9 Ventures Summer Summit had every reason to expect bleak conversation. Startup investments were slowing down. Consumers were spending less in anticipation of an economic downturn. At the center was [alumna] Amy Griffin, an early-stage startup investor with a network that spans the worlds of fashion, politics, tech and Hollywood. Since opening her firm, G9 Ventures, in 2017, she has become a force in the business world
Evan Nied is 18, a recent graduate of Kempsville High School. He’s also the founder of a nonprofit called Planting Shade that now has international reach. Nied is heading to UVA this fall as a Jefferson and Echols scholar.
Elizabeth Johnson made a compelling confession during a court examination: She said that another woman, Martha Carrier, "perswaded her to be a witch" and that Carrier told her she "Should be Saved if she would be a witch," according to a 1692 document digitized by the University of Virginia's Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive.
(Commentary) A group of athletes, already among the brightest and most engaged students on their respective campuses, gathered last month in Alabama to explore and absorb the history of our nation’s civil rights movement. “Going into college, I always thought of the ACC, Pac-12 and Big Ten as sporting associations, sporting conferences,” UVA football player Josh Rawlings said. “For them to do something like this ... means the world to the athletes. ... This is going to benefit us for the rest of our lives.”
The University of Virginia wished its most visible professor a happy birthday as he turned 70 Sunday. Toward that effort, the University created a 3-minute video featuring prominent TV pundits Tara Setmayer and Paul Begala.
(By Payton Turner, incoming first-year student) Imagine a business-class ticket to Europe, two round-trip tickets to Hawaii, numerous short domestic flights or a night of being pampered at a swanky resort. Now imagine those luxuries for free. Sounds great, doesn’t it? These things can be achieved on a budget, often with 100,000 points or less from various loyalty programs.
Marques Hagans a Rare Constant on UVA Staff as It Goes Through Second Head Coaching Transition in Six Years
Marques Hagans’ love for the University of Virginia is unmistakable. It’s where he starred as a wide receiver and quarterback. It’s where he met his wife, former Cavaliers basketball player Lauren Swierczek, and it’s where he has stayed throughout the entirety of his coaching career.
UVA’s Darden School of Business is adding a course this fall on creating value in the metaverse. Students doing business in the metaverse will need to reconsider ideas about pricing and cost of production, says Anton Korinek, an economics professor who will co-teach the class.
The current Supreme Court is the most pro-business of all time. That's the clear message from an important new paper looking at court decisions between 1921 and 2020. The paper's authors – Lee Epstein, of Washington University in St. Louis, and Mitu Gulati, of the University of Virginia – collated their findings from the Washington University Supreme Court Database.
In a paper modestly titled “Noisy Retrospection,” Brigham Young’s Adam Dynes and UVA’s John Holbein took on an immense task: estimating how Democratic or Republican Party control affects objective outcomes on everything from the economy to education to crime.
(Subscription may be required) As he trotted from one drill to the next and greeted one player after another, Tony Elliott’s smile revealed his enthusiasm. The new UVA coach and the Cavaliers held their first preseason practice on Wednesday evening, marking the activation of training camp exactly a month from their Sept. 3 opener against Richmond.
Six months after their identities were revealed, the Bored Ape Yacht Club creators (including UVA alumni Greg Solano and Kerem Atalay) finally open up – and address the “evil” campaign against them.
“The baby boomers had to break down sexual barriers in the ’60s and ’70s, and they’re silently doing it now. There’s a notion that if you turn 55, 60, 70, sex goes away. But it doesn’t. People are living longer and they’re having sex longer,” said UVA religious studies professor John Portmann, author of the book “The Ethics of Sex and Alzheimer’s.”
Returning Alumna Is Making History as UVA’s New Dean of the School of Education and Human Development
UVA’s new dean of the School of Education and Human Development is making history. Stephanie Rowley is the first African-American and first woman to lead the school. She also earned her masters and doctorate at UVA. “I’ve just been so warmly welcomed and it feels great to be back,” the new dean said. “I feel like it’s a big deal in terms of representation, in terms of how people see the school and understand what we do.”
(Subscription may be required) UVA immunologist and COVID-19 researcher Dr. William Petri continues to answer reader questions about COVID-19 and, now, monkeypox.
When alumni rate the quality of a program’s faculty, the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce comes out on top.
Public universities perform well in a new analysis of the economic returns students receive from attending college, claiming over half of the top 25 spots (including UVA at No. 21).
Water drinking guidelines can be hugely variable and imprecise, said Dr. Mitchell Rosner, a nephrologist and UVA professor with a focus on fluid and electrolyte disorders. “Probably the best way that we know of [to stay hydrated] is to drink fluids based upon your thirst,” Rosner said. “Humans have an incredibly good ability to use their thirst sensation to basically give us a clue that we're getting behind on our fluids and we need to drink more.”
Matt King capped a big week for the Cavalier swimming and diving program by taking gold in the 50-meter freestyle on the final night of the Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California. In total, UVA swimmers finished with four national championships during the five-day meet.