Linguist Mark Sicoli, who joined UVA’s anthropology department this year, studies the indigenous languages of Mexico, including a rare form of “whistled speech.”
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Anne E. Bromley
October 13, 2016
October 07, 2016
After attending UVA’s Creative Writing Program, Greg Jackson and Thomas Pierce have each received the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” award for work that “promises to leave a lasting impression on the literary landscape.”
October 06, 2016
Ruhi Ramazani taught the first course on the Middle East at UVA in 1953, was on the politics faculty for 40 years and was known as the “dean of Iranian foreign policy studies in the United States.” He died Wednesday.
September 29, 2016
James Perla produces “Maps, Magic and Medicine,” a podcast that brings together many voices on ecological and cultural diversity in the Amazon region, including some from indigenous people and some from UVA.
September 28, 2016
The annual Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign provides UVA employees – perennially the most generous in the state – an easy way to support charities that match their interests.
September 27, 2016
In her sixth book, “Nine Island,” Alison finds patterns in real life to create the narrative that includes translating Ovid’s stories of sexual transformation and thinking about her status as a woman on her own at 50.
September 26, 2016
Upcoming events to celebrate the visit of a rare copy of the first book of Shakespeare’s plays, on display from Oct. 1 to 26, include a Family Day Oct. 8 with crafts and workshops, a raffle for play tickets and roaming sonneteers.
September 21, 2016
More than 1,200 UVA employees volunteered on the Day of Caring to work on a range of much-needed projects, helping make the days a little brighter for scores of schoolchildren and patients, for local non-profits and clients.
September 20, 2016
Cell biologist John Herr was internationally known for his vision in translating basic science research into strategies for improving the human condition.
September 18, 2016
Thousands gathered at Monticello on Saturday to hear some of the nation’s best minds review the history of America’s founding, the roles of slavery and civil rights, and where the country stands today.