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.”
Research has shown that the study of art increases medical students’ capacity for reflection, tolerance of ambiguity and awareness of personal biases. The Fralin Museum of Art at UVA is putting that into practice.
Using the hashtag “#UVA24,” high school seniors accepted in the new, early decision application pool posted their happy news online. They will fill 20% of UVA’s incoming class, which will number about 3,750.
For the 19th year in a row, student leaders put on a stunning light show that drew both students and members of the community to the Lawn for a shimmering, heartwarming evening that rang in the holiday season.
Henrique Sosa wants to participate in the reconstruction of his native Venezuela through economic development policy. The next step in that journey will take him through China, where he will attend Tsinghua University as a Schwarzman Scholar.