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Evolution of Finals

Final Exercises are just days away, and University History Officer Alexander G. “Sandy” Gilliam, Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia, shares a historic and personal look at how they have changed in “Evolution of Finals.” Lifetime Learning‘s May blogs highlight the traditions of graduation, and we invite readers to comment on commencement memories: keynote speakers, […]

Following Your Own Journey to Personal Growth

During May, Lifetime Learning is featuring articles about graduation at the University of Virginia. Thoughts of commencement bring stories of new beginnings, such as  “Following Your Own Journey to Personal Growth” by Patricia Cady. Cady is a nurse in the Newborn ICU at UVA Children’s Hospital who is graduating this month with her BSN degree, […]

Do We Ever Really Graduate?

The month of May brings the buzz of Final Exercises and fond farewells to Grounds. During May, Lifetime Learning will feature articles about graduation at the University of Virginia. Christine Kennedy, an expert in pediatric nursing and children’s behavioral health, offers commentary on lifelong learning with “Do We Ever Really Graduate?” Ms. Kennedy is an Associate […]