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.
The Basic Multimedia Reporting class captured UVA student voices on the pandemic through their classwork. This student effort is being highlighted and shared here as a tribute to The Class of 2020, graduating in the midst of this new normal.
UVA Launchpad is an intensive, eight-week program custom-built to prepare students for the world of work by combining liberal arts coursework, technical “bootcamp” style training, and career-focused projects.