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6 Questions About UVA’s Timely New Democracy Initiative

Co-director and White House veteran Melody Barnes, Miller Center director William Antholis and College of Arts & Sciences Dean Ian Baucom discuss UVA’s ambitious goal to answer the most essential questions facing democracy today.

Poet Paul Guest Shows ‘Because Everything is Terrible,’ It’s a Good time to Embrace Life

How does one deal with pain, loneliness, love, happiness, quirky occurrences, mysteries, nature’s fragile beauty or remorseless violence – all the myriad experiences of daily life? Some write poetry, like assistant professor Paul Guest. 

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First-Year's 'Art for the Heart' Venture Provides Welcome Respite for the Homeless

Nov 16, 2018

Art for the Heart started with with participation in NewGen Peacebuilders, a youth education program that encourages young people to drive positive change in their communities.

UVA’s QuestBridge Scholars Offer Advice to Incoming and Prospective Students

Nov 16, 2018

Wth the words “Dream Big” on their T-shirts, a select group of University of Virginia students proudly celebrated one of their greatest accomplishments: being a QuestBridge Scholar.

50th Anniversary of Washington Papers Project to be Marked with Public Celebration

Nov 05, 2018

Established in 1968 to publish a comprehensive edition of George Washington’s correspondence, The Washington Papers will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the project’s launch with a two-day celebration early next year on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.

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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Surfacing Black Life in Charlottesville

UVA Library, 1-4 PM, Friday, Nov. 30, Small Special Collections Library Auditorium 

Family Holiday Concert

Charlottesville Symphony and University Singers, Dec. 1-2, Old Cabell Hall

UVA Wind Ensemble Fall Concert

Dept. of Music, 7 PM, Monday, Nov. 26, Hunter Smith Band Building