New mitochondrial and nuclear DNA testing of prehistoric skeletal remains provides “the best evidence of a social hierarchy in the ancient Southwest,” according to UVA archaeologist Stephen Plog.
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Anne E. Bromley
February 20, 2017
The data comparing dozens of indigenous languages supports multiple, overlapping phases of migration during and following the last ice age, with early peoples speaking a variety of languages, including some now extinct.
February 13, 2017
The project will recruit undergraduate students and train them to assist instructors during regular class time, using skills to guide inquiry-based activities during the learning process, asking questions rather than answering them.
February 06, 2017
President Teresa A. Sullivan celebrates faculty authors with an annual reception at Carr’s Hill. Last year, their output included more than 180 titles.
January 27, 2017
Anita Hill, the keynote speaker for UVA’s Community MLK Celebration, described resources for protecting and promoting civil rights on three fronts: social, legal and political.
January 19, 2017
Gretchen Steidle’s Global Grassroots organization integrates mindfulness-based leadership, wellness practices and social entrepreneurship tools to foster conscious social change in Africa and on Grounds.
January 17, 2017
In addition to leading master classes and meeting with M.F.A. and undergraduate prose writers, MacArthur fellow and Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz will give a reading and two talks during his residency.
January 13, 2017
Katelyn Hale Wood studies what performance – especially comedy – does both to reflect and also shape how we understand ourselves as U.S. citizens, part of a particular group or outside of that group.
January 09, 2017
The Community MLK Celebration will feature more than 15 events at UVA and in Charlottesville, from films and music to national speakers on issues of social justice and equality.
January 05, 2017
Gov. Terry McAuliffe spoke at UVA Thursday morning, announcing an executive order requiring state contractors not to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.