Behind Josipa Roksa’s research lies the question of why education does not seem to be delivering on the American dream. Vast inequalities by social class, race and ethnicity persist after decades of reforms and a massive expansion of the public system.
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Anne E. Bromley
August 25, 2016
August 23, 2016
The roots of economic and gender inequality are based in regional systems of agriculture established thousands of years ago, according to UVA sociologist Rae Lesser Blumberg.
August 15, 2016
“Digital Yoknapatawpha is mapping the world Faulkner created in new ways, by means of a collaboration that brings together 35 scholars and a team of technologists from UVA,” UVA English professor Stephen Railton says.
August 10, 2016
From the invisible to the infinite, minority undergraduate students from around the country are exploring research in UVA programs that put them in astrochemical or physics labs and at a national conference this summer.
July 14, 2016
After working for award-winning physicist Jesse W. Beams, Lovern became executive assistant to UVA presidents Frank L. Hereford Jr., Robert M. O’Neil and John T. Casteen III.
July 06, 2016
Nearly two dozen students took part in the first Cornerstone Summer Institute, which drew connections between slavery and its modern echoes.
July 05, 2016
Lisa Woolfork, associate professor of English, talks about the film “The Free State of Jones” and why the history of slavery is also undergoing reviews in the academy and in popular culture.
June 20, 2016
Since earning his M.F.A. in May, Sears has received this year’s $10,000 Henfield Prize, one of the most prestigious awards available to promising authors.
June 10, 2016
The Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Awards are the highest honor the University bestows upon employees.
May 26, 2016
The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies hired historian Talitha LeFlouria and anthropologist Kwame Edwin Otu, who completed the institute’s prestigious fellowship program.