In 1986, Craig Wood was looking to make a name for himself at UVA, where he knew no one. An impulse move on his second day on Grounds led to four years on the cheerleading squad and a lifetime of motivation.
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June 08, 2017
UVA nursing professor – and professional clown – Tim Cunningham is helping lift people’s spirits in Sierra Leone, where the World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak killed more than 4,000 people and splintered families.
June 05, 2017
Spanish is the most spoken non-English language in the U.S. To address that, UVA grads and EMS volunteers Marc Blatt and Sabhi Singh created a curriculum so that first responders can better communicate with their Spanish-speaking patients.
May 26, 2017
Volunteer study participants who have stronger social networks coped better when threatened with pain – and reported better health overall.
May 17, 2017
Through opportunity and happenstance, Tonyette and Shontell White have followed nearly the same path at UVA, drawing on the expertise at the Curry School of Education to become school counselors.
May 15, 2017
Even after joining the pros as a third-year student, Morgan Brian was determined to earn a degree from UVA. Three years later, the soccer phenom is realizing her dream.
May 12, 2017
Santiago Naranjo’s parents brought his family to the United States from Colombia seeking the American dream. His walk on the Lawn on Finals Weekend will open a new chapter in his life: financial independence.
May 11, 2017
Sherri Moore’s commercial law course could be a dry affair, but her uplifting personality and love of learning bring this popular teacher’s course to life.
May 09, 2017
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May 03, 2017
Eliza Campbell will use her expertise in health care research, gained in an overseas internship, to improve conditions in her own country.