University of Virginia

Unity concert this weekend in Charlottesville

Charlottesville is gearing up for a concert featuring some big-name acts intended to raise money for charity and promote unity in the aftermath of …

Entertainment

What Can Campus Police Learn from Charlottesville?

The Washington Post/Getty Images<p>A report on the violent protests by white nationalists last month in Charlottesville, Va., suggests ways that the …

Policing

How to Watch the Charlottesville 'Music and Unity' Benefit Concert

Following last month's massive white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., artists from all corners of the music world are coming together for a …

Music

PIAA Class AA State Champ Connor Killion Makes Verbal Pledge to UVA

<b>Connor Killion</b>, who hails from Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania and attends Lower Moreland High School, has verbally committed to swim for the …

College & University

Michelle Obama’s Better Make Room Campaign Aims to Help Students Text Their Way to College

Postsecondary Learning<p>Michelle Obama’s Better Make Room Campaign Aims to Help Students Text Their Way to College<p>By Sydney Johnson     Sep 21, …

Michelle Obama

Leftist Antics Are Causing a Show Business Meltdown

The numbers don’t lie. Across the entertainment industry, viewers and fans are tuning out.<p>It’s no coincidence ratings are cratering as unhinged …

Award Shows

‘Rolling Stone’ magazine to face defamation lawsuit over rape story

Magazine published the since-retracted article by author Sabrina Erdely in 2014<p><i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine has been told it must face a defamation lawsuit …

Journalism

10 university flashpoints over free speech

<b>Free speech - too much of it or too little of it - has become one of the thorniest and most emotive subjects for universities.</b><p>At what point do strongly held views become extremism or hate speech?<p>There have been violent flashpoints, particularly in US universities, about what can be said about race, …

Pyongyang University of Science and Technology

U-Va.’s new president will earn $750,000 a year

The incoming president of the University of Virginia will earn an annual base salary of $750,000, according to his contract.<p>Additionally, James E. Ryan will earn $150,000 annually in deferred compensation, the contract documents state.<p>The agreement was released to The Washington Post on …

Education

Chris Long is donating his first 6 game checks to fund scholarships in Charlottesville

Long is making an effort to help middle school students in his hometown.<p>Eagles defensive end and UVA alum Chris Long was outspoken after conflicts escalated from a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. in August. On Tuesday, it was announced that Long would be making efforts to help his …

Sports

Defamation Suit Over Rolling Stone Article Is Revived on Appeal

A defamation lawsuit suit against Rolling Stone magazine over its retracted 2014 article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia was …

Business

Inside the Early, Uncertain Days of a First-Year’s Transition to UVA Life

Students at the University of Virginia are four weeks into the fall semester. Big changes are happening, especially for first-year students: New …

Schools are banning besties to 'protect students' feelings'

Photo: iStock<p>Members of the royal family aren’t often told what they can and can’t do. But just a few days into his first year of school, 4-year-old …

Education

Virginia, Betraying Jefferson

<i>This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive more briefings and a guide to the section daily in your inbox.</i><p>“It is safer to have a whole people respectably enlightened than a few in a high state of science and the many in ignorance.”<p>That quotation comes from …

Opinion

8 Great Things to Do in Charlottesville Virginia • McCool Travel

Charlottesville Virginia is one of the most historic areas of the United States, home to three of the first five US Presidents. Charlottesville is …

North America

There's an updated ranking for the best public colleges in America — and California is doing something right

Five of the top 10 public universities in America are part of the University of California system, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report.<p>That's likely welcome news to California residents, as in-state tuition at public schools is typically far cheaper than tuition at private …

College & University

This Is Exactly Why Nikola Tesla Told Us To Study The ‘Non Physical Phenomena’

<b>“The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its</b> …

Nikola Tesla

University of Virginia to remove Confederate plaques, ban open flames

The University of Virginia is removing Confederate plaques from its Rotunda, strengthening its ban on open flames and giving funds from an old KKK pledge to the Charlottesville violence victims as it grapples with the Aug. 11 white nationalist rally on its campus.<p>The school’s student council signed …

News (U.S.)

UVA to remove Confederate plaques, ban open flames after white supremacist march

The University of Virginia will remove two plaques honoring Confederate soldiers and ban open flames on campus.

Racism

How a shifting definition of 'white' helped shape U.S. immigration policy

Members of the U.S. Congress Joint Immigration Commission, which existed from 1907 to 1911 and studied the effects of immigration in the U.S., pose …

Racism

The top-ranked business programs for undergrads

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has the best undergraduate business program in America, according to the US New News & World Report.<p>Wharton boasts some impressive former students, from billionaire investor Warren Buffett to President Donald Trump.<p>The results are based solely on …

College & University

Many Americans Have More in Common With White Nationalists Than They Think, Poll Finds

Very few will express outright support for the alt-right, white nationalism or neo-Nazism. But that doesn't mean they don't have similar ideas and …

Racism

Most Americans Oppose White Supremacists, But Many Share Their Views: Poll

A new poll asked Americans about racism after the violence in Charlottesville.<p>A new poll in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, finds that while Americans widely say they oppose racism and white nationalism, many still appear to hold far-right, white supremacist views.<p>The Ipsos …

Racism

Having a Best Friend (That You Tell Everything To) Makes You Happier & Healthier

Skip the green juice; a new study published in <i>Child Development</i> says that having a best friend is one of the best things you can do for your health. …

Psychology

A Lack of Ideas Has Consequences

Something has gone missing from American politics. Since the beginning of the new administration in January, public debate focused on general ideas …

Conservative View

Should we boycott ESPN?

BOYCOTT ESPN<p>Posted: Sep 15, 2017 5:45 PM<p>In a hectic world, millions of Americans enjoy the pastime of watching football on the weekends. It is a nice …

Conservative View

Free Speech, Campus Safety, or Both

Can universities preserve both free speech on campus and the safety of speakers, audiences, and protesters? The answer involves myriad practical …

Michigan State University

Co-Opted by Co-Eds

The statue wars continue: Last week protesters at the University of Virginia draped a tarp over a bronze of Thomas Jefferson, declaring the monument …

Conservative View

Board of Visitors Selects James E. Ryan as University of Virginia’s Next President

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors on Friday unanimously voted to name James E. Ryan as the University’s next president.<p>A widely respected …

Education

Trump signs congressional resolution condemning white supremacist

Trump signed the resolution just hours after he said there were "bad dudes" opposing white supremacists in Charlottesville.

Donald Trump