As currently planned, the fall semester will begin Aug. 25. What happens thereafter will be quite different, as UVA seeks to balance its world-class residential experience with safety and health concerns.
The series features stories written by faculty authors and by researchers who serve on the President’s Commission on the University in the Age of Segregation, or who conduct research as part of the commission’s responsibilities.
One in an occasional series about the findings of the President’s Commissions on Slavery and on the University in the Age of Segregation. Today’s installment explores UVA’s role in promulgating a racist post-Civil War creed known as the “Lost Cause.”
They can’t treat patients right now, but they can sew masks, call elderly residents, triage patients on a new hotline, serve as virtual camp counselors and tutors, make hand sanitizer and more. See how UVA medical students are helping.
Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton and Dr. Leigh Ann Webb designed a free eBook, “We’re Going to Be O.K.,” with communities of color in mind. It was among the top five in a recent COVID-19 children’s eBook competition.
Dave Matthews wrote the song during quarantine and performed it during Saturday’s virtual celebration of the Class of 2020, the latest example of his many efforts to support the community where he got his start.