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What a Virginia Wildflower Can Tell Us About Climate Change

The American bellflower, native to Virginia, is providing clues to what happens when a plant species adapts to a changing climate.

Does E.T. Exist? Possibly. A UVA Astronomer Weighs In.

Astronomy professor Kelsey Johnson recently wrote a commentary on aliens for Scientific American.

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Q&A: Deborah Lawrence on Climate, Land and Our Future

Aug 22, 2019

The United Nations’ recently issued a report on climate change and land use. Environmental Sciences professor Deborah Lawrence contributed research to the report.

#TRANSCRIBEBOND Connects People On and Off Grounds to Civil Rights, Past and Present

Aug 22, 2019

From high schoolers to local residents to UVA employees, almost 100 people spent time on Aug. 15 helping make the words of the late civil rights activist Julian Bond, who taught history at UVA for 20 years, more accessible to the public.

Read Alumna Mary Beth Keane's Novel — Along With Jimmy Fallon

Jul 31, 2019

The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon asked viewers to vote for one of five recent novels as the summer read for his book club, and the latest offering from Creative Writing alumna Mary Beth Keane, “Ask Again, Yes,” won.

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Authentication Standards and the Tradeoffs in Tackling Corruption

Democracy Initiative’s Corruption Lab on Ethics, Accountability and the Rule of Law. Noon, Thursday, Sept. 12, Hotel A

Novelist Álvaro Enrigue Reading

Creative Writing Program, 5 PM, Thursday, Sept. 19, UVA Bookstore

Race, Rage & Vulnerability: The Politics of Millennials in the Era of Trump

Lecture by Cathy Cohen, University of Chicago. 3:30 PM, Tuesday, Sept. 17, Rotunda Dome Room

'Enrique's Journey': How to Fix Immigration in a Humane Way

With Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Sonia Nazario. 6:30 PM, Wednesday, Sept. 18, The Haven at First & Market