The UVA Initiative on Religion, Politics and Conflict, an interdisciplinary initiative funded by the Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation at the University of Virginia, seeks to address the causes of religion-related violence that are rapidly
Arts & Sciences is a Signature Event Partner for the sixth annual festival, which begins Monday, April 11 and runs through April 17. The Festival draws hundreds of artists, musicians and business start-ups to Charlottesville for a week of free events celebrating and empowering the founders of creative, civic and entrepreneurial projects.
Adam Daniel didn’t need a walking tour to learn his way around Grounds when he reported for work at New Cabell Hall last month. Before leaving for Palo Alto, Calif. in 2008 or Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences, Daniel worked 10 years in a variety of strategic planning roles within Arts & Sciences.
In her new position at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, award-winning political science professor Larycia Hawkins will continue the work that has defined her career: studying and building connections between political, racial and religious groups.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded Associate Prof. Chad Wellmon a New Directions Fellowship last month in support of his proposal for a new course of study in the cross-disciplinary field of digital textual analysis.
Caryl Phillips, a seminal figure in Transatlantic literature whose critically acclaimed work has explored the African diaspora in the Caribbean, England and the United States, is scheduled to arrive on Grounds next week for a two-week stay as the Creative Writing Program’s Kapnick Foundation Distinguished Writer-in-Residence.
Brooks Pate is the architect behind the emerging technology that is changing the industry standard in chemical analysis. His advances in spectroscopy are opening new doors in everything from pharmaceutical research to the study of interstellar matter.
The 22nd annual Virginia Festival of the Book will feature five days of author readings and panel discussions. Arts & Sciences faculty will be featured prominently in a series of Festival events, both as authors of featured works and as moderators of panel discussions.