Peter Habib and Adam Nierow go back to the 1990s, when they performed together in the Academical Village People, a tongue-in-cheek men’s a capella group that sometimes practiced in a bathroom in Old Cabell Hall because of its good acoustics.
About 110 students have graduated from the global development studies major in its first four years. Twenty-five went into or are going into graduate programs. Seven went to Teach for America and two to the Peace Corps. Twenty-five went into business and 20 went into development work, either with NGOs or nonprofits.
The Holsinger Studio Collection, housed in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, offers a photographic record of life in Charlottesville and Albemarle County from before the turn of the 20th century through World War I.
Professor Michael Strutskie and former Ph.D. student Jarron Leisenring are playing key roles in an international effort to dramatically extend the reach of discovery for the next generation of Extremely Large Telescopes.