Community Public Charter School eighth graders spent last Wednesday morning in the sun, sharing the findings of their nine-week river study project with parents and friends. Photo: Elli Williams

Eighth graders collaborate with UVA to establish stream buffers

Kathryn Durkee’s eighth graders at the Community Public Charter School got out of the classroom last Wednesday, and spent the morning splashing around the Rivanna River. The students were wrapping up a nine-week-long project, during which they collaborated with Youth-Nex, UVA’s Center to Promote Effective Youth Development, the Lewis and Clark Exploratory Center, and other […]

Tom Bloom, chair of the drama department at UVA, leads a tour of the new Ruth Caplin Theatre.

UVA’s innovative Ruth Caplin Theatre opens its doors tonight

The lobby of the new Ruth Caplin Theatre at UVA was still filled with hard hats yesterday as workers rushed to ready the state-of-the-art theater for its big debut performance of You Can’t Take it With You this evening. Tom Bloom, associate professor and chair of the UVA drama department, says that the unveiling will be both a “huge relief and […]