Recent Articles by

Jane Kelly

October 11, 2017
Giving back is a core belief at the University of Virginia. Read these inspiring stories of how members of the UVA community are helping people and places hard hit by hurricanes, earthquakes and more.
September 28, 2017
UVA has been fully coeducational for only 47 of its nearly 200 years. This is the story of how a determined 18-year-old woman joined forces with a tenacious UVA law grad to take on the University in federal court, scoring a victory for women around the world.
September 25, 2017
Yen House honors Yan Huiqing, who was also known as W.W. Yen, the first international student to earn a bachelor's degree from UVA – in 1900. He went on to serve as China’s premier for five terms and was acting president during his last premiership in 1926.
September 22, 2017
Matthew Wajsgras took a novel approach to learning about the school to which he was transferring: He built an app featuring all things UVA.
September 19, 2017
We tagged along as resident adviser Rebecca Lewis welcomed 22 new first-year students to the University, sampling an experience duplicated hundreds of times around Grounds over the past few weeks.
September 14, 2017
In the first stop of a state-wide tour, Jackson urged students at UVA to petition Virginia’s General Assembly to enact automatic voter registration for all Virginians when they turn 18.
September 06, 2017
The new research finds that when it comes to friendships in adolescence, quality trumps quantity in predicting long-term mental health.
August 24, 2017
Many students are still struggling to process the tumultuous events of earlier this month. UVA clinical psychologist Tim Davis offers advice on how to deal with those feelings.
August 23, 2017
Preschools around the United States are jammed with toys and dress-up stations for little ones, but a new study is revealing youngsters would much rather do real activities and leave the pretend kitchens and doctor’s kits in the toy box.
August 22, 2017
On Tuesday, UVA’s sidewalks were filled with Wahoos making their way to their first classes of the 2017-18 academic year.

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