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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.

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.


Early Mormon Marriages Database To Shed Light on Polygamy, Past and Present

Jul 31, 2015

Religious studies professor Kathleen Flake is building a digital database of early polygamous marriages among Mormons to understand the nature of these marriages, their internal logic and the resistance to conventional 19th-century norms.

The Year in Review, 2014-15

Jul 24, 2015

Ian Baucom’s first year-end report as the new Dean of the College—focused on the topics of strategic planning, engaged learning, research and discovery, faculty hiring, finances, and capital projects. You will also find a listing of faculty awards and achievements.

In Cambodia, Global Development Studies Students Learn They Don’t Have All the Answers

Jul 23, 2015

Funded by a Jefferson Public Citizens grant three undergrads worked on several projects that sought to promote farmer-led innovation in rural areas of Cambodia.


Heritage Theatre Festival Presents "I Love a Piano"

A celebration of the music of Irving Berlin. Through August 1, Helms Theatre.

Fall Semester 2015

Classes begin on Tuesday, August 25

McCormick Observatory Public Night

Friday, August 7, 9-11 PM, 600 McCormick Road.