Britt will use a Kenan Fellowship to examine the interaction of students, faculty and slaves in U.Va.’s Academical Village from 1825 to Reconstruction.
The global public health major will graduate May 16 with a minor in art and proceed to the School of Medicine’s one-year master’s degree program in public health in the fall.
Among the fourteen professors and five graduate instructors receiving University teaching awards, nine are from Arts & Sciences.
Professor Thompson will use the grant to write and translate “After Lawrence: Woodrow Wilson and the Brief Promise of Arab Liberalism.”
This academic year, 10 students worked as interns for about 100 hours each semester in the museum, and took part in three training sessions and three academic seminars.
“Causes Won and Lost: The End of the Civil War,” is bringing together leading historians to discuss the war’s closing, its aftermath and its legacy in American life.
Jerry White’s lecture, “Religion, Violence and Strategy: How to Stop Killing in the Name of God?,” served as a preview of a new course that he will teach during May’s short academic session and in the fall.
The award honors a rising fourth-year student who displays leadership, achievement, enterprising spirit, humility and devotion to the University.
“The aim of my project is to equip the young women of Mariposa with the tools they need to lead confident, autonomous and purposeful lives.”
The project is being led by German Associate Professor Chad Wellmon and Assistant English Professor Brad Pasanek.