John R. McCraw (Educ ’71) has been appointed to the college board of Patrick Henry Community College in Martinsville, Virginia, by the Martinsville City Council. He is a retired teacher and administrator for schools in Martinsville and in Rockingham County, North Carolina.
Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.Charlottesville A to Z
A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.Difference Maker: Rob Marsh
Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.Brain Freeze
What exactly is brain freeze and how can we avoid it? A U.Va. neurologist explains why ice cream can make us (literally) scream.
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