As Congress once again debates the heated issue of gun control, Economics professor John Pepper explains why the scholarly community has not been able to reach consensus about the effects of gun legislation.
The Heritage Theatre Festival’s 42nd season features a rollicking group of pirates, a Charlie Brown musical, a one-man show written and performed by a former “Seinfeld” writer and two dramas that have inspired silver screen hits.
UVA rock ’n’ roll historian Jack Hamilton breaks down the plagiarism trial over Led Zeppelin’s megahit, “Stairway to Heaven,” which concluded that it was written by singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page.
UVA assistant professor (and former DJ) Noel Lobley’s association with sub-Saharan Africa began in 2001 with a donkey cart and a few fellow musicians traveling South Africa’s townships to play recordings of traditional African music.
Last February, UVA launched the Department of Politics Experimental Lab, which aims to determine the behavioral tendencies of civilians who have been exposed to violence in civil wars and insurgencies.