Our roundup of UVA podcasts continues with a new show on Grounds re-examining Thomas Jefferson and two podcasts produced by UVA alumni, one for NPR listeners every morning and one from Facebook, featuring two alumni entrepreneurs.
At his inauguration, UVA President Jim Ryan urged his audience to “build bridges” — to make connections across borders, across disciplines, between cultures. We’ve found lots of people who are following his advice.
Shetterly, who graduated from the McIntire School of Commerce in 1991, will hold a joint appointment in the Commerce and Engineering schools to forge new knowledge about the historical contributions of African-Americans.
Through Digital Virginias, accessing several of UVA’s top digital collections – and many others from organizations large and small – recently got a lot easier for students, educators, researchers and others.
UVA students studying abroad for the January term studied business topics in Asia, Argentina and Australia. Others explored Germany’s difficult history and Tuscany’s culture, Victor Hugo’s Paris and Yaa Gyasi’s Ghana.
UVA’s College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and International Studies Office are teaming with iXperience, a global education company, to offer undergrads a unique combination of education and practical experience in South Africa, Germany and Portugal.