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Behind the Wall

History professor Kyrill Kunakhovich worked with students from his Fall of Communism and Life in Dictatorships classes to recreate an East German living room from 1988, one year before the German Democratic Republic (GDR) collapsed.

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.

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Stuck in Mud: Broadband 'Disconnect' Has Big Consequences for Midwest Farmers

Oct 08, 2018

Assistant media studies professor Chris Ali spent his summer driving around small farm towns in the Midwest to get a better handle on why high-speed internet there remains so scarce.

See a Rare Copy of the Emancipation Proclamation with Lincoln's Signature at UVA

Oct 08, 2018

A rare copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Lincoln, and the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery, as well as a unique note by Frederick Douglass, the famous abolitionist who escaped slavery, are on display at the Special Collections Library.

Rapid Response Grants Speed Study of Hurricane Florence's Effects

Oct 08, 2018

How should governments, communities and individuals respond to major storms and other natural disasters? UVA researchers are seeking answers.

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The Radio Harvest: Pulsars, Cosmology, Massive Black Holes & Fast Radio Bursts

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, with Stanford Professor Roger Blandford, 7 PM, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 101 Nau Hall 

Local and Global Diversity: Classroom and Community Collaborations

Institute of World Languages, 9:30 AM - 3 PM, Friday, Oct. 26, 101 Nau Hall 

The Wolves

Dept. of Drama, Oct. 18-27, Ruth Caplin Theatre

Inauguration of President James E. Ryan

Friday and Saturday, October 19-20, various locations