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Progress Continues on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives

Special focus has been on efforts to increase the diversity of the student body and faculty, consistent with the University’s 2030 Strategic Plan.

$5 Million Mellon Grant Backs New Academic Program on ‘Race, Place and Equity’

This new initiative will create a broad, interdisciplinary undergraduate program on “Race, Place and Equity” expanding UVA’s academic strengths in teaching about racial equity and democracy.

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4 Things Art Historian Francesca Fiorani Wants You to Know About Leonardo da Vinci

Mar 03, 2021

Fiorani is UVA’s resident expert on da Vinci. She writes and teaches about the intersection of art, science and technology in the Renaissance, and led a project digitizing da Vinci’s “Treatise on Painting,” a tool that scholars all over the world now access and use.

In Memoriam: Groundbreaking ‘Giant’ in Study of Circadian Rhythms, Influential Mentor Michael Menaker

Feb 24, 2021

A giant in the field of circadian rhythms, Menaker was widely considered one of the pioneers in the physiological analysis and identification of circadian pacemakers in the vertebrate nervous and endocrine systems.

State Department Names Poet and English Professor Rita Dove a ‘Trailblazer’

Feb 24, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, the State Department’s “ShareAmerica” platform is featuring Dove alongside artist Amy Sherald, sculptor Simone Leigh, the late singer Ella Fitzgerald and the late author Toni Morrison.

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Audrey Tang, Taiwan’s Digital Minister

Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures, 7 PM, Tuesday, March 9

Talk with Septime Webre, Artistic Director of the Hong Kong Ballet

Miller Arts Scholars, 7:30 PM, Wednesday, March 3

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