Topic: Politics

Our National Time Bomb

Our National Time Bomb

A guide to the U.S. fiscal outlook

UVA experts explain the debt and deficit and their possible consequences for America.

Fall 2011

Witness to Revolution

Witness to Revolution

Surviving the April 2010 coup in Kyrgyzstan

Jia Tolentino (Col '09), member of the Peace Corps, survives the April 2010 coup in Kyrgystan

Fall 2011

The Consequences of Dinner

The Consequences of Dinner

How food shapes the U.S. economy and environment

Ever wonder how the food we eat gets to the supermarket?

Summer 2011

Clearing the Air

Clearing the Air

University website details response to climate-change inquiries

For nearly 18 months, University officials have been responding to requests for information from individuals and groups in a climate-change controversy that has found its way to the Supreme Court...

Summer 2011

Who Are We Becoming?

Who Are We Becoming?

Demographers interpret America’s changing population

Demographers at the Center for Public Service study America's changing population.

April 18, 2011

Balancing Priorities

Balancing Priorities

Although we are still feeling winter’s effects in Charlottesville, the spring semester is well under way. Students and teachers have returned to their classrooms and laboratories, while...

Spring 2011

Required Reading: John M. Owen IV

Required Reading: John M. Owen IV

John M. Owen IV, associate professor of politics, recently published The Clash of Ideas in World Politics: Transnational Networks, States, and Regime Change 1510-2010.

Is...

Spring 2011

Green Light for Free Speech

Green Light for Free Speech

Changes at UVA promote constitutional rights

Last year, UVA got a “red light” rating from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) for policies that limited students’ freedom of speech. In...

Spring 2011

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

‘Absolute Gem’

The article about President Sullivan (“Welcome President Sullivan,” Winter 2010) captured her so well I felt as if I were there at...

Spring 2011

A Life, a Legacy

A Life, a Legacy

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Wesley Harris (Engr ’64) helped bring MLK to Grounds 5 months before his "I Have a Dream" speech.

Spring 2011

Sorting Through Garbage

Sorting Through Garbage

UVA professor tackles the complexities of transporting trash

As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?

Winter 2010

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Yeardley Love

It goes without saying that many of us alumni were devastated by the news that a young female student at our university was allegedly killed by someone...

Fall 2010

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Highlights

Politics, by Any Other Name

Politics, by Any Other Name

Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.

Presidential History

Presidential History

As the Board of Visitors searches for the University’s ninth president, take a look back at the first eight—the challenges they faced and their lasting imprints.