The Mellon Humanities Fellows Program is part of a broad multi-year Global South research initiative funded through a partnership between the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
The exhibition, "The Power of Giving - Philanthropy's Impact on American Life," was inspired in large part by Professor Zunz's 2012 book, "Philanthropy in America: A History." He was joined at the Smithsonian by legendary philanthropists David Rockefeller, Jr. and Warren Buffett. David Rubenstein was the moderator of the panel discussion: "Real and Permanent Good - Examining a Century of American Philanthropy."
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a three-year, $1 million grant to the Virginia Center for the Study of Religion to advance its efforts to connect the academic study of religion, theological inquiry and public discourse.
The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences is hosting a Dec. 1 forum to discuss progress and invite feedback on a series of diversity and inclusion initiatives that faculty leaders began crafting this spring.
Bogue, a fourth-year student majoring in politics and Mandarin Chinese, has remarkably diverse interests ranging from playing club squash to preventing sexual assault to Bible study to founding a political journal.
UVA is among 25 institutions joining the newly created Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research. The group will be researching and advancing programs to help youth whose problems have only recently come into the public arena: girls and young women of color.
Nearly 25 years after the crumbling of the Soviet Union, Professor Edith Clowes and other scholars believe this may be the most intriguing period in contemporary Russian history since that milestone moment.