Topic: Education and Learning

Slavery and Higher Education

Slavery and Higher Education

Commission to focus on slaves at UVA

The role of slavery in the formation of some of America’s oldest and most respected universities is receiving increased scrutiny, both nationally and at UVA.

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Winter 2013

Writing Better Together

Writing Better Together

Alumna enriches writing community in Washington, D.C.

“I think we what we need is more literature in bars.”

It felt like Andre Perry, co-founder of the Mission Creek Festival in Iowa City,...

September 18, 2013

Getting Involved

Getting Involved

Ten years after graduation, I’m on the board of two major non-profit organizations. I was recently elected president of a national political organization, and I’m...

September 13, 2013

Bookmarked: Founders Online

Bookmarked: Founders Online

http://founders.archives.gov/

A new website offers free access to the papers of six of America's founding fathers.

Fall 2013

Crash Courses

Crash Courses

A Summer Session sampler

From gangster films to cell biology to teaching technology, take a crash course in some of the material taught during Summer Session.

July 16, 2013

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

UVA's Young Women Leaders Program goes global

The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.

Summer 2013

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Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.