Recent Articles by

Jane Kelly

February 21, 2020
In the first study of its kind, UVA researchers have found that humans show the first signs of paying benefits forward at the tender age of 4.
February 13, 2020
Psychology professor James Coan says most of the time, holding hands with a friend, romantic partner, parent or child is literally good for your health.
February 13, 2020
PositiveLinks creates an intimate relationship between patients and their care-givers that is proven to keep HIV patients in treatment, thereby improving their own health and squelching transmission of the disease.
February 12, 2020
UVA is now among the top 10 schools overall, along with Georgetown, Harvard and Stanford universities, and is the top public school in the ranking.
February 07, 2020
Student leaders submitted proposals and design ideas for the new spaces. President Jim Ryan, an advocate for diversity and inclusion, provided $500,000 for the project.
February 05, 2020
Lead author and postdoctoral researcher Emily Loeb found that pairs of young people in good relationships may see improved grades as they transition from middle to high school, a time when marks typically dip. The trend continued into adulthood, a result that surprised her.
February 04, 2020
The education services company also placed UVA on its list of the “200 Best Value Colleges for 2020,” an unranked tally that comprises just 7% of the nation’s four-year colleges.
January 31, 2020
Offers were made to 5,219 students, including 586 first-generation students; women make up 56% of the group. The notifications set off a flurry of activity on social media with the hashtag “#UVA24.”
January 24, 2020
A psychology study analyzed nearly 200,000 text messages from people who had previously tried to kill themselves and found that rising anger and diminished positive emotion in their communications coincided with attempted suicide.
January 22, 2020
Infectious diseases expert Dr. William Petri explains what the new strain of coronavirus is, how it spreads and how you can stay healthy.