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.
14 top teachers at UVA have developed a variety of ways to involve their students, emphasizing the importance of experiential learning – whether that happens in solving mathematical problems or encountering different cultures.
“From a statistical point of view, every time you keep your distance from others during this crisis, you are saving lives.” Bloomfield has created a video explaining how social distancing can decrease the exponential growth of the virus, available here.