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University of Virginia Begins Electric Cargo Bike Trial

The University of Virginia at Charlottesville started a pilot program in August to replace some of its maintenance vehicles with three-wheeled cargo e-bikes.

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Students Uncover Slave Artifacts at Poplar Forest Plantation

Plates, smoking pipes and more that belonged to enslaved people have been unearthed at Thomas Jefferson’s Bedford County, Va., plantation.

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Renovations Reveal Link to Thomas Jefferson

During recent renovations, a chemistry lab with links to Thomas Jefferson was discovered behind a wall in the University of Virginia’s Rotunda.

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Students Lead Fight Against Fossil Fuels

Across Appalachia, students are stepping up to push their colleges and universities to a greener level. Creative competitions, thoughtful partnerships and energy-efficient construction are helping campuses advance environmental stewardship from the ground up.

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