Dean Ian Baucom will be taking leave for the Fall 2019 semester. Brie Gertler, Commonwealth Professor of Philosophy and interim Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities, has accepted the role of acting dean until Baucom’s return.
Where do you fall statistically on a cross tabulation of “Friends” characters and Hogwarts houses? The annual Stats Live! Symposium drew hundreds of UVA students with a series of presentations by data journalists from FiveThirtyEight and Business Insider about the professional – and whimsical – applications of statistics in the professional world.
Waltman Wade Beorn is among a growing number of historians who have turned to Twitter as a tool for truth-telling at a time when history is being distorted, often for political purposes, at an alarming rate.
From stages in London and North Carolina to a community health center in South Africa, three Arts & Sciences students will work with their muses, thanks to grants from the University Award for Projects in the Arts program.
From St. Patrick’s Day until the end of the spring semester, the department’s calendar features 52 concerts, colloquia, symposia and master classes, featuring students, faculty members and guest musicians.
Dr. B. Cameron Webb, a physician and lawyer who was selected for the prestigious White House Fellowship Program, and beloved School of Nursing Dean Dorrie Fontaine are this year’s speakers for the University of Virginia’s 190th Finals Exercises.
Tolentino, who graduated in 2009 with degrees in English and political and social thought, served in the Peace Corps in Kyrgyzstan after graduation, earned an M.F.A. in fiction at the University of Michigan, and became the deputy editor at Jezebel before joining The New Yorker.