Raymond Jackson is a federal judge, while Gwendolyn Jackson sits on a state court. Both share a commitment to serving their communities and their profession. more >
Also in this roundup: The University earns a gold medal for sustainability, a law professor is appointed to a major federal oversight committee and a media studies professor’s book on the film industry takes home two awards this week. more >
Once completed, those in wheelchairs will be able – for the first time – to traverse the length of the Lawn, from the Rotunda to Old Cabell Hall, without detouring to McCormick Road. more >
After carving out bigger and bigger roles for himself over his time at UVA, Hall is now looking to gain a toehold in the NBA. Some draft experts have projected him as a late-second-round pick. more >
He grew up in a grass hut with no electricity. Now, Peter Chege is fulfilling one of his dreams as an apprentice electrician at the University of Virginia. more >
The scholars gathered on Grounds last week for an international conference examining how big data and the new frontiers of media technology introduced by Facebook, Google and other global companies have penetrated our daily lives. more >
Glynn Key, a former Board of Visitors member, made a huge impact on UVA as a student, alumna and public servant. Upon her death in 2014, she was revealed to have been a member of the top-secret Seven Society. more >
How can preschool teachers curb disruptive behavior before it hinders learning? A new UVA study evaluates the effectiveness of data-driven video consultation on teaching strategies. more >