Teaching & Learning
In the spirit of the liberal arts education that Thomas Jefferson envisioned, faculty members presented some of their favorite ideas to students during “Look Hoos Talking.”
NAFSA: Association of International Educators has given U.Va. the 2015 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization for expanding global learning for students and scholars.
At the Supreme Court on Tuesday, law professor Daniel Ortiz will argue a case at the intersection of criminal and property law involving felons’ rights to transfer or sell non-contraband firearms.
Phil Davis thought there had to be a better way to remove snow. He credits his education at the Darden School for helping him learn how to make his idea a reality.
TEDxUVA provides a microphone, video camera and a stage to some of the most innovative ideas from U.Va. and the Charlottesville community.
Explaining why she pursued a career in public service, she said, “The way I look at it is, you’re put on the earth for a reason and you’re put on the earth to make a positive difference somewhere, somehow, for someone other than yourself.”
Fourth-year student Dyanna Jaye began her education on climate change as a small child. A change in majors and a commitment to the cause led her to Lima, Peru in December to explore climate policymaking at the very highest levels.
The new program gives students insights into their intended career paths, while offering alumni a fulfilling new way to give back to the University.
Among those who will offer their expertise: U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, former Congressman Tom Davis, Congressman Gerry Connolly and former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers.
Now in his 47th academic year as a faculty member at the University of Virginia, Ken Elzinga is showing no signs of slowing down.