U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid will discuss the Senate’s role in mediating rights of religious conscience in a Sept. 26 public lecture sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies’ Mormon Studies program.
The Environmental Sciences department, with help from state and federal agencies and conservation organizations, has been studying the health of Virginia’s remote mountain streams for nearly four decades. Its Shenandoah Watershed Study is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive long-term stream chemistry surveys.
Professor HIgganbotham has extensively studied Disney’s outsized impact on American culture. She joined a panel of scholars providing commentary for the documentary, which is part of the PBS American Experience series.
The study, published in the journal Science and coordinated by Psychology Professor Brian Nosek, sought to replicate 100 findings published in three prominent psychology journals. Twenty-two students and faculty from U.Va. were among the co-authors.
Amid global stock market concerns, U.Va. economists made the short drive down Interstate 64 to the institution responsible for implementing many of the policies they research: the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.