The Monticello summit will bring together historians, artists, activists and cultural leaders, as well as descendants of those once enslaved at Monticello, to consider how the history of slavery in the United States shapes contemporary issues of race, citizenship, freedom and equality.
Sydney Collins ('16) and Margo Smith, director of UVA’s Kluge Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, were the only American representatives at a historic gathering of Aboriginal artists and international art museums.
Elissa Morton, who has served in financial leadership roles at Middlebury College and the University of Pennsylvania, joined the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences this week as the new Senior Director of Financial Planning and Anal
The inaugural class of College Fellows charged with preparing the new General Education curriculum features Arts & Sciences faculty members from eight different academic departments. The Office of the Dean’s summer call for Fellows drew applicants ranging across the arts and humanities, the social sciences, and natural sciences.
The University of Virginia’s official Facebook account recently asked alumni if they had taken a course taught by Ken Elzinga. The response was staggering, spanning members of the beloved economics professor’s first class in 1967 to the present day.
As Congress once again debates the heated issue of gun control, Economics professor John Pepper explains why the scholarly community has not been able to reach consensus about the effects of gun legislation.