Colleges & Universities

Taming Runaway Education Costs

Jul 27, 2015

State lawmakers say they’re determined to find ways that will help reign in the runaway costs of getting a college degree.  Members of the House Higher Education Advisory Subcommittee applaud Virginia’s universities, but say the skyrocketing costs and college loan debt have become a very heavy burden for families. 

Virginia Baseball Wins First National Title

Jun 25, 2015

  The University of Virginia baseball program made history with its first national title, the first baseball championship for the Atlantic Coast Conference since 1955.  In the deciding game of the best-of-three finals, the Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt, 4-2.

UVA Takes Vanderbilt in Game Two

Jun 24, 2015
Ian Echlin

With its back against the wall for the second time in a week, the University of Virginia baseball team came through again.  The Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt, 3-0, in Game Two of the best-of-three finals at the College World Series.

A pair of freshmen, who weren’t around the program when UVA played Vanderbilt in the finals last year, stood out for the Cavaliers in their victory. 

Starting pitcher Adam Haseley, stuck around until the sixth inning, the deepest he had gone in a game this season.  He says he was most nervous in the opening inning.

Cavaliers Reach College World Series Finals Again

Jun 22, 2015

If the Virginia Cavaliers win their first baseball championship at the College World Series, they face the task of beating the defending national champion.

The title series starts tonight, 6/22, at 8 p.m. in Omaha and will be televised on ESPN.

It’s UVA against Vanderbilt again, a best-of-three championship series that didn’t end well a year ago for the Cavaliers and their fans.  Following the  team last year was memorable for Mandi Cabral, a UVA fan who grew in Fredericksburg and now lives in Omaha.

Sweet Briar Saved

Jun 22, 2015

Sweet Briar College is back in business - at least for the coming academic year.  Virginia’s attorney general brokered a deal that will bring a new board of directors and president to the Amherst campus.