Topic: Curry School of Education

How Much—or Little—Do College Students Learn?

How Much—or Little—Do College Students Learn?

New book uses data to argue that many students learn little due to lack of rigor

In President Obama’s first speech to Congress, he said, “By 2020, American will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.” In...

Fall 2011

Starting Smarter

Starting Smarter

State-funded preschool programs improve performance of young students

Do early education programs for at-risk students work? A new study is the first to analyze Virginia’s program statistically, and the results are positive.

Curry...

Fall 2011

Raising Children

Raising Children

UVA professors share advice about the hardest job in the world

UVA professors share parenting advice backed up by research.

Fall 2011

At the Ends of the Earth

At the Ends of the Earth

How high school science teacher Katey Shirey (Col ’04, Grad ’07) ended up in Antarctica

High school teacher Katey Shirey (Col '04, Grad '07) travels to Antarctica to study the fabric of the universe.

April 17, 2011

Good Counsel

Good Counsel

Derick Williams teaches change

Derick Williams was a biology undergraduate on his way to med school when he had an unnerving realization. “I didn’t really have a passion there,”...

Fall 2010

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Gold and Silver

Ryan Zimmerman (Col ’06), former UVA third baseman, received two major awards for his outstanding play last season with the Washington Nationals. On Nov. 11, he snagged...

Spring 2010

Tomorrow Takes Shape

Tomorrow Takes Shape

President Casteen discusses new deans and other administrators joining the University in 2008.

Fall 2008

Chinese Spoken Here

Chinese Spoken Here

A first at the Curry School

While Elizabeth Wesner was filling out her application to the Curry School of Education in 2004, she felt like something was missing. When asked to indicate which language she wanted to be certified to teach, she created her own box and wrote "Chinese."

Fall 2008

How Safe Are Our Schools?

How Safe Are Our Schools?

Professor Dewey Cornell traces the roots of violence

When an act of school violence makes headlines, reporters and policy makers alike look to Dewey Cornell for answers. As a forensic clinical psychologist and a professor at UVA...

Spring 2008

Great Big Schoolhouse

Great Big Schoolhouse

New Curry School building

Rising soon is a four-story building for the Curry School of Education that will nearly double its breathing room.

Already christened Bavaro Hall, the building is slated...

Winter 2007

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From the Publisher

From the Publisher

UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer G. Andrasko shares the results of the all-alumni survey.

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.