Alumnus James R. McConnell volunteered to fly for France in World War I – a decision that led to his death, but also immortality at his alma mater. more >
As Charlottesville hunkers down for a potentially record-breaking snowfall this weekend, UVA Today takes a look back of some of the largest storms on Grounds. more >
The new center on The Corner – designed by students, for students ¬– will meet multiple needs. more >
Also ranking highly were UVA’s law, business, nursing, medical and engineering schools, as well as several social science and humanities doctoral programs in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. more >
Speaking at the American Council on Education’s annual conference in Washington, Teresa A. Sullivan said free speech is “our lingua franca in academia, and any restriction on it seems incompatible with the fundamental values of higher education.” more >
New research finds that teachers who combine academic rigor with support of their elementary school students – especially African-American pupils – set them on a path for success. more >
After providing parents information about the importance of the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, researchers found teens were much more likely to engage in STEM fields — even years later. more >
Well into her second semester at UVA, transfer student Shivani Tara Seth has come up with a top-10 list of tips for students like herself, who began their higher education careers at a community college. more >