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Mellon Grant Supports Major Global South Initiative

The funding is creating new courses and research focused on the connected histories and cultures of Africa, Latin America, South and East Asia and other world regions.

Liberal Arts and the World of Work

As a debate over the vocational value of a liberal arts education focuses on the employment opportunities it can provide, more students are eager to start chiseling away to specialize their studies toward a potential career as quickly as possible.

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Ahead of the Curve: Economics Professor Ana Fostel Employs Mathematical Models to Decipher Shocks Across Global Markets

Sep 23, 2016

“Ana is such a positive force. Having her here will help the University to recruit other talented faculty and researchers engaged in international economics and macrofinance.”

Salman Rushdie on Novels, Freedom of Speech, Donald Trump

Sep 19, 2016

Rushdie and NYU colleague Suketu Mehta entertained their audience with a conversation that hopped from their migrant roots, to how literature can help us make sense of our unlimited world,

Major Gift by Thompson Dean ('79) Will Strengthen and Support a Variety of Curricular Initiatives

Sep 13, 2016

Alumnus and private equity investment firm leader Thompson Dean said his gift will allow the University “to play a leadership role in the innovations driving the evolution of a 21st-century liberal arts and sciences education.”

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“Echoes of the Great Terror: Soviet Perpetrators on Trial, 1939-1943″: An International Conference at UVA

Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Sept 30-October 1, Kaleidoscope Room, Newcomb Hall 

Ideas for Humanity

A flash hack with Chic Thompson. Monday, Sept. 26, 6-10 PM, OpenGrounds

The Comedy of Errors

Dept. of Drama, September 29 through October 9, Culbreth Theater

Graduate and Professional School Fair

University Career Center, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 12 noon, Newcomb Hall Ballroom