UVA President Teresa Sullivan speaks with reporters on August 21. Photo: Graelyn Brashear.

Sullivan speaks with press on Carr’s Hill

It was hard not to draw comparisons yesterday when UVA President Teresa Sullivan met with reporters on Carr’s Hill—her first press conference since she was forced out and then reinstated this summer. Back in June, managing a press corps swollen with TV and print journalists from Washington and beyond became several staffers’ full-time jobs. There […]

REU student Abigail Kimmitt works with her mentor Dustin Reichard (front right) and their field tech Joe Welkin (back) at the Mountain Lake Biological Station. Photo courtesy of UVA.

Undergrads dive into science at UVA’s Mountain Lake research station

Many undergraduate students aspiring to be full-fledged scientists find themselves facing a roadblock: They’re unable to tackle their own research until their graduate or postgraduate careers begin. But the National Science Foundation’s highly selective Research Experiences for Undergraduates program gives students across the country—including some from UVA—the opportunity to collaborate with mentors and work on […]