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.
Miller, the Cary Johnson Jr. Professor Emeritus of History, taught the history of Africa, slavery and the slave trades, Atlantic history and world history from 1972 until 2014. He served in several administrative posts, including as dean of Arts & Sciences from 1990 to ’95.
The fourth cohort of College Fellows charged with designing and teaching the Engagement courses for the New College Curriculum pilot features Arts & Sciences faculty members from nine different academic departments.