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Student researcher working an sandabar

FEATURED STORY |September 19, 2017

Preserving Life On a Sandbar

Fighting coastal erosion is one of many sustainability efforts conducted by University of Virginia researchers with the Virginia Coast Reserve Long Term Ecological Research program on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Capitalizing on UVA’s strong environmental sciences research and sustainability programs, the University this year established a multi-disciplinary Environmental Resilience Institute, directed by environmental scientist Karen McGlathery.

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Early Childhood Education

  • August 01, 2014

    The early childhood years are critical for children to gain knowledge and skills that provide the foundation for later learning. Young children learn these skills through the interactions they have with their teachers.

  • September 01, 2013

    The Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program was commissioned in Fall 2013 and is being conducted in multiple phases.

  • August 01, 2013

    Early literacy screening is the key to providing effective literacy instruction and preventing future reading problems. The Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) provides a comprehensive assessment of young children’s knowledge of the important


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