Recent Articles by

Jane Kelly

December 20, 2019
Donavon Lea and his half-brother Dominique have been estranged for years. Now, they plan to meet after Christmas to jump-start their relationship, and it’s all because of a course Lea took this fall.
December 06, 2019
Using the hashtag “#UVA24,” high school seniors accepted in the new, early decision application pool posted their happy news online. They will fill 20% of UVA’s incoming class, which will number about 3,750.
November 06, 2019
The Darden School of Business shines in the latest Bloomberg Businessweek ranking of full-time MBA programs, and the School of Law leads the nation in the Princeton Review’s 2020 annual law school rankings.
November 05, 2019
Newly published work from UVA finds children who are raised in walkable cities grow up to earn more than their parents, jumping from lower income quartiles to middle or even higher income brackets.
October 31, 2019
The University of Virginia is delaying Trick or Treating on the Lawn by one day, to Friday, because of predicted inclement weather this evening. The community event will take place Friday, Nov. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m.
October 24, 2019
Tales of sorrow, grit, triumph, identity and love at UVA’s second Double Take storytelling event Thursday afternoon drew a crowd to the Old Cabell Hall auditorium.
October 23, 2019
As more and more people struggle with mental illness, graduate student Alexandra Pentel’s online forum If You’re Reading This is a panacea for depression and anxiety. Nearly 100 students have shared their stories of struggle so that others can heal from their words.
October 04, 2019
A fraternity invited the popular dean to join their fundraiser for the Virginia Institute for Autism. Always game for joining students for fun stunts, Allen Groves braced himself as first-year student Lilly Massey nailed him in the face with a pie.
October 03, 2019
Psychology professor Daniel Willingham said it’s one thing for parents to give each other the side-eye when their child is having a meltdown. It’s quite another to share that for public mockery.
September 26, 2019
Law professor Saikrishna Prakash has testified before Congress on executive and separation of powers. Here, he weighs in on the current impeachment proceedings and how evolving party ideology has influenced presidential impeachment historically.