Kate Colwell


An all night affair

Tonight's the night. I have a rendezvous to make, and I just might be there all night. I have a date with Clemons Library. People tell me to stay away.

UVIMCO names new CEO

[caption id="attachment_37629" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Following a nationwide search that began after former CEO Chris Brightman stepped down last March, University alumnus Lawrence Kochard was selected to lead the company.

UTS bus damages Beta Bridge

[caption id="attachment_37375" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="A University Transit Service bus ran into Beta Bridge Wednesday morning.

University benefactor John Kluge dies at 95

[caption id="attachment_35582" align="alignleft" width="199" caption="John Kluge, who passed away Tuesday from natural causes, earned his wealth in media and advertising.

IBM program to help

The "U.Va Bay Game/Analytics," an in-depth simulation of the interactions contributing to the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, has been picked up by IBM's world community grid project.

UVIMCO covers some past losses

The University's endowment regained in fiscal year 2010 more than 50 percent of the value it lost in fiscal year 2009, according to the recently released year-end report by the University of Virginia Investment Management Company. During the 2010 fiscal year, the endowment - which serves as the source of sustainable private support for instruction, service and research - gained $597 million back from the $1.1 billion it lost during the previous fiscal year, according to an e-mail from Leonard Sandridge, executive vice president and chief operating officer. In the context of the wider U.S.

Sullivan to speak at convocation

[caption id="attachment_35446" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="President Teresa A. Sullivan will speak at Fall Convocation in November.

Campaign moves past difficulties

The University's capital campaign - an effort to raise $3 billion by December 2011 - was often looked upon as former President John T.

ACLU protests alcohol ad ban

The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia filed a petition Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court to review an April ruling by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that banned advertisements for alcoholic beverages in college student publications.

Senate backs idea of non-tenure rank

The Faculty Senate recently voted unanimously to support the principle of creating a new rank called the professor of practice, which will allow schools to hire distinguished professionals for short-term, non-tenure-track teaching positions. "This rank will allow us to attract accomplished professionals whose qualifications, while outstanding, do not conform to those of a member of the tenured faculty," according to materials drawn up by the Office of the Executive Vice President & Provost for Faculty Senate review. The proposal calls for no more than five professors of practice to be chosen at a time for any given school.