Recent Articles by

Caroline Newman

October 20, 2017
As a UVA student, Katona, who grew up in a Jewish household in California, raised almost $100,000 for his Palestinian friend’s education. Seven years later, he’s still committed to building bridges and resolving conflicts – this time working with the TSA.
October 12, 2017
Those visiting the National Museum of American History this weekend will see five UVA research projects, including a manta ray robot; a revolutionary water filtration system; an exhibit tracking the carbon footprint of your last tweet; and more.
October 12, 2017
Scott Tingle is preparing for a scheduled Dec. 17 launch to board the International Space Station. He joined us on Facebook Live for a tour of NASA’s training modules in Houston.
October 11, 2017
Kate Orff is the first landscape architect to earn a MacArthur “Genius” Grant supporting exceptionally talented and creative leaders in numerous fields.
October 07, 2017
Only at UVA’s bicentennial celebration would you find two of America’s best-known journalists – alumni Katie Couric and “Face the Nation” host John Dickerson – debating which character from UVA’s past they would most like to interview.
October 06, 2017
The UVA community gathered for a celebration like no other, as a spectacular projection mapping show, celebrity special guests and thousands of ‘Hoos heralded the arrival of UVA’s third century.
October 05, 2017
Find everything you need to know about this weekend’s bicentennial events, from the dramatic multimedia show that will transform the Lawn on Friday night to the many discussions and exhibitions continuing through the weekend.
October 04, 2017
Production crews and UVA staff are busy preparing for Friday night’s big event, perhaps the most complex production ever to grace this historic stage.
October 04, 2017
The Tony Award-winning actor spoke with UVA Today before flying to Charlottesville for Friday’s Bicentennial Launch Celebration, where he will join UVA students and faculty members as a special guest.
October 04, 2017
The rock band has played in a volcano, on an iceberg and atop skyscrapers. As they prepare to add the Academical Village to that list, bassist Robby Takac shared some favorite memories and reflected on how the industry has changed.