“I want to help get kids looking at the night sky and experiencing the wonder that comes with it. We can all use a little more science literacy in our lives right now, and this might be helpful for parents looking at homeschooling their kids this fall."
UVA’s Democracy Initiative has launched an op-ed series, bringing its research to the nation’s newspapers, from the Washington Post to the Dallas Morning News; The New York Times to the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot.
Kevin Gaines reflects on what was happening in the U.S. in the mid-20th century that brought about the civil rights movement, similarities and differences with recent protests, and the struggles for social and economic equality that remain.
The foundation’s $27.5 million gift will be bolstered by more than $17 million from the Bicentennial Professors Fund to significantly advance the study and teaching of the history and principles of democracy.