Market competition is much more likely to provide relief to consumers than a lawsuit, said Carolyn Engelhard, an associate professor of health policy at the University of Virginia. Still, she said, if the suit does by chance make it to higher courts, changes on the U.S. Supreme Court — conservative U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated to fill former Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat — could help.more >
Other regional colleges fared better. At the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, students graduated with the lowest amount of student debt of any college in Virginia and a little more than half, 58 percent, graduated with debt.
National school safety expert and University of Virginia professor Dewey Cornell said that some of the measures schools take to enhance security do not make students feel safer, and it comes at the expense of resources in place at the schools like counselors and teachers.
"Students and teachers report feeling safer and more positive about their schools using a threat assessment approach," said professor Dewey Cornell, a University of Virginia clinical psychologist who studies school safety issues.
“It’s obvious from the high levels of participation in the contested gubernatorial primaries in Minnesota and Wisconsin that Democrats appear to be particularly engaged,” asserts Geoffrey Skelley at the University of Virginia Center for Politics.
(Commentary by Jeffrey Constantz, UVA student and Trout Unlimited intern) It’s crucial for all of us to take a moment to consider: What do such policies mean for the health of trout resources, and more broadly, the environment?
Larry Sabato, of Sabato’s Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia, said heavy Republican registration in Kansas was an advantage for Kobach, especially outside a two-party race. He said it was difficult to imagine Kobach losing, “as far right as he is,” unless Kelly and Orman hatched a political alliance.
For the past year, some critics have condemned University of Virginia leadership for failing to acknowledge just how it failed students and staff on Aug. 11, 2017. Their wait is over. New President Jim Ryan offered an apology for officials’ failure to deal adequately with the possibility that white supremacists, in town for the scheduled Unite the Right rally, might also converge on UVA. “I am sorry,” he said, simply. “We are sorry.”
(Commentary by Harry Harding, University Professor and professor of public policy) How do thoughtful Asian observers evaluate these developments? And do they regard the president’s views simply as a temporary consequence of his unexpected election that will be swept away at the end of his term, or as deeper, more enduring trends that foreshadow the decline and retreat of the United States in the Asia-Pacific region?
In his 2015 book “Raising Kids Who Read,” UVA psychology professor Daniel Willingham explains the concept of “virtuous cycle” of reading. Children who read well tend to enjoy reading; because they enjoy reading, they read more; because they read more, they become better readers. But how do you generate literary enthusiasm among kids who are not in the virtuous cycle?
Money Magazine has released its 2018 Best Colleges for Your Money ranking, and the University of Virginia has broken into the top ten.
The following list explores undergraduate degrees offered to high school and transfer students interested in pursuing architecture and its related fields. Here, presented in MONEY's order of ranking, are some of the most affordable and top quality schools that also have architecture programs: University of Virginia (No. 10).
University of Virginia Medical Center is once again high on a prestigious list of the nation's best. For the third consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report ranked the center No. 1 in Virginia in its "best hospital" guide.
An annual ranking by U.S. News & World Report ranked Sentara Norfolk General Hospital first in Hampton Roads, third in the state and 52nd in the nation. The top two hospitals in Virginia were the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond.
A Virginia Tech associate professor and University of Virginia professor have received funding to fight a type of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Webster Santos, associate professor of chemistry and the Cliff and Agnes Lilly Faculty Fellow in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, and collaborator Professor Kyle Hoehn, in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Virginia, received a $400,000 grant from the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation, known as Virginia Catalyst, with $800,000 matching funds from Continuum Biosciences, a company they co-founded.
This tribalism has infected both the right and the left—but in particular, Beinart cited the work of W. Bradford Wilcox, a sociologist at the University of Virginia who has concluded that “rates of religious attendance have fallen more than twice as much among whites without a college degree as among those who graduated college.”
Later research also revealed how Americans fell afoul of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s intransigence so far as allowing an independent India. Among these is a little known junior State Department official Robert Crane, whose name was revealed only in 2008, who leaked the devastating memos from then U.S. envoy to India, Ambassador William Phillips, to President Roosevelt, criticizing British policy in India.more >
(Audio) A conversation on how white supremacists throughout history and now appropriated the classical world to promote their own ideology. We speak to classicist Sarah Teets, a postdoctoral fellow in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia who focuses on the classical world.
More young families are opting to remain in Alexandria rather than decamping for suburbs in Prince William or Fairfax counties, driving up the city’s school-age population, said Hamilton Lombard, a demographer at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
There are 15 governorships currently held by Republicans that the University of Virginia Center for Politics rates as either "Lean Republican" or "Toss-up," giving Democrats a vital opportunity to rebuild their strength at the state level. "This year’s midterm is absolutely critical to regaining Democrat strength in governorships and also state legislative seats, where Democrats lost well over 900 during Obama’s two terms as president," Larry Sabato, director of the UVA Center for Politics, said.more >