The Festival will feature appearances from Larry Kramer, Oliver Stone, Meg Ryan as well as other celebrated filmmakers, playwrights and actors. Playing key supporting roles will be Arts & Sciences faculty introducing films or participating in panel discussions following screenings.
A series of workshops for students, faculty and staff that aims to give participants the opportunity to understand and move beyond hidden biases that can affect interpersonal relationships and the institutional climate.
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.