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Asking Questions and Solving Problems

At a time when there is increasing competitiveness for a limited pool of federal funding, A&S faculty continue to push the frontiers of new knowledge through a variety of funding resources.

Mellon Grant Supports Major New Global South Initiative

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


'Hoos vs. Hokies

Feb 10, 2016

Public policy and psychology professor Ben Converse discusses his research on the impact of rivalries on human behavior – and how that relates to the sports rivalry between UVA and Virginia Tech.

Novelist Marilynne Robinson Headlines Page-Barbour Lectures

Feb 10, 2016

Pulitzer-prize winning author Marilynne Robinson, who has written extensively on faith and religion in public life, will give a series of public lectures at UVA.

Seven Inaugural Arts Fellows Selected

Feb 08, 2016

A new program to support A&S faculty’s creative and scholarly projects in the arts and to develop new forms of experiential learning has selected its first class of Arts Fellows.


Disability Across the Disciplines

The Second Biennial Disability Studies Symposium at UVA. Friday, Feb. 19, Newcomb Hall Ballroom

X-treme Domesticity: A View of Homemaking from the Margins

The Intimacy Lecture series, with English Professor Susan Fraiman. Thursday, Feb. 18, 5 PM, 229 Bryan Hall

Kyle Abraham / Abraham.In.Motion

Presented by the Dance Program of the Dept. of Drama. 8 PM, Saturday, Feb. 13, Culbreth Theatre