Topic: News & Media

How Connected Are We?

How Connected Are We?

Alumnus examines the hidden inequalities of social networks

Brian G. Southwell (Col '95) researches public understanding of science and evaluates large-scale mass media campaigns. His new book, Social Networks and Popular Understanding of Science and Health: Sharing Disparities,...

September 30, 2013

The Kennedy Effect

The Kennedy Effect

Political science professor Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics

Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics.

Fall 2013

Airtime

Airtime

Former Cavaliers bring expertise to UVA broadcasts

Former Cavaliers Tony Covington and Ted Jeffries bring expertise to UVA broadcasts.

Fall 2013

Serious Cinema

Serious Cinema

At the Virginia Film Festival, the main star is the art of filmmaking itself

At the Virginia Film Festival, the main star is the art of filmmaking itself.

Fall 2013

And That’s the Way It Was

And That’s the Way It Was

Professor Bruce Williams examines the decline of broadcast news

Professor Bruce Williams examines the decline of broadcast news.

Fall 2013

Verbatim

Verbatim

“Given the current state of the newspaper business, I share the concerns of many about the future of the free press—and especially about...

Summer 2010

Windows on the World

Windows on the World

The International Media Wall displays news, sports and cultural programs from other countries on four screens in Alderman Library.

Summer 2008

How Safe Are Our Schools?

How Safe Are Our Schools?

Professor Dewey Cornell traces the roots of violence

When an act of school violence makes headlines, reporters and policy makers alike look to Dewey Cornell for answers. As a forensic clinical psychologist and a professor at UVA...

Spring 2008

Great Dishonors

Great Dishonors

This year’s free-speech violators

“Santa Claus, Philly cheese steak sandwiches, Native Americans, Detective Andy Sipowicz of the television show NYPD Blue and evil Teddy Bears all play a role in this year...

Summer 2007

The Producers

The Producers

The young man sitting behind the large, glossy desk—hair disheveled, tie askew, khaki sport coat mildly rumpled—doesn’t look like your typical news anchor....

Summer 2007

Civil Liberties in the War on Terror

Civil Liberties in the War on Terror

Enemy combatants, indefinitely detained. Warrantless searches. Allegations of torture. The War on Terror has spawned many questions about the interplay between security and personal liberties—questions that fall...

Spring 2007

Tempest in an Ink Well

Tempest in an Ink Well

Cavalier Daily cartoons create a stir

Comics in the 'Cavalier Daily' lead to a national controversy and questions about free speech.

Winter 2006

After the Storm

After the Storm

Documenting the damage of hurricanes Katrina and Rita

After hurricanes ravaged an already fragile Gulf Coast, documentary filmmaker Christina Melton set out to tell the story from the viewpoint of those most affected.

Fall 2006

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Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.

Sensors & Sensibility

Sensors & Sensibility

At what point do wearable health sensors dehumanize patients? Learn about the abilities and limitations of these advanced detection methods through the eyes of science and sociology.

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.