Timothy J. Wilson, Sherrell J. Aston Professor of Psychology, was recognized with the Jefferson Award for excellence in scholarship. His nominators at UVA and elsewhere say he is “a giant in the field of behavioral sciences.”
Jeanne Martinet (English '80) -- aka “Miss Mingle” -- has the solutions for making the best of any social situation. The third edition of her book, “The Art of Mingling,” offers readers an up-to-date guide for learning the skills to master any room, glide through an awkward gathering or even become the life of the party.
Coming from a family of mostly scientists, English professor Lisa Russ Spaar, who has taught poetry for more than 30 years, said she often thinks about how the imaginative aspects of different disciplines mesh or intersect.
Our faculty, staff and students occupy more than 35 buildings, and 1.5 million gross square feet on Grounds. As a significant consumer of resources at the University, the College is seeking to reduce its carbon footprint – as well as its annual facilities and utilities budget expense.
Annie Galvin is pursuing her two passions: working on her Ph.D. dissertation, which focuses on contemporary global literature, and writing reviews of popular bands from Alabama Shakes to Maroon 5, with country music in the mix.
Talitha LeFlouria, a new post-doctoral fellow at the Carter G. Woodson Institute, is the recent winner of the 2015 Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Prize for the recently published Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South.
UVA history professors Gary Gallagher and Liz Varon will be joined by historians Edward Ayers and Thavolia Glymph for a roundtable discussion about the state of Civil War scholarship and how the Nau Center can contribute to our understanding of America’s most costly war.
Noted paleoanthropologist, conservationist and activist Richard Leakey will be speaking at UVA on Wednesday, October 14, at 4 PM in the Small Special Collections Library Auditorium. A reception will follow at the Colonnade Club.