Topic: Education and Learning

Is Winning Everything?

Is Winning Everything?

UVA professor looks at the role of competition in American culture

Media studies professor Shilpa Davé looks at ideas of competition, from The Hunger Games and America's Got Talent to college admissions and spelling bees.

Fall 2014

Unshackled

Unshackled

An alumnus describes his new book, influenced by his years working to integrate schools

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At UVA he was...

June 17, 2014

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Narrower focus comes with a cost

Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two UVA researchers.

Summer 2014

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

Darden Ideas to Action

A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

Summer 2014

Darden Dean to Step Down

Darden Dean to Step Down

After nearly a decade as dean of the Darden School of Business, Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty.

Summer 2014

Honor Update

Honor Update

Honor Committee chair says that Informed Retraction, introduced in April 2013, has been a success.

Summer 2014

The Secret Life of Ken Elzinga

The Secret Life of Ken Elzinga

Professor has written four murder mysteries under a pseudonym

Elzinga has taught more than 40,000 UVA students since 1967, all the while penning murder mysteries on the side.

Summer 2014

The Cornerstone Plan

The Cornerstone Plan

UVA charts its course for the next five years

An infographic explains the implementation of the five-year strategic plan for the academic division of the University.

Spring 2014

The Truth About Teenagers

The Truth About Teenagers

UVA researchers finding teen years actually rich with energy, imagination

What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.

Spring 2014

From the Heart

From the Heart

Faculty and staff talk about going the extra mile

Faculty and staff talk about what motivates them to help.

Spring 2014

Help for AccessUVa

Help for AccessUVa

Challenge grant boosts financial aid program

Grant will launch new scholarships and fuel financial aid endowment.

Spring 2014

Value Statement

Value Statement

UVA has again been named one of the nation's top values among public universities.

Spring 2014

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Highlights

When Speech Meets Hate

When Speech Meets Hate

The First Amendment was a major player in the events of August 11/12. A UVA legal expert shows how, and also asks some whys.

Robot, take the wheel

Robot, take the wheel

Assistant Professor Nicola Bezzo's research focuses on creating systems to allow self-driving cars to deal with surprise events, such as a blown tire or sudden traffic.

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

A doctor thought she’d donate blankets and socks during Hurricane Harvey and ended up contributing so much more.