Recent Articles by

Anne E. Bromley

January 23, 2007
Jan. 23, 2007 -- The University’s annual commemoration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 24, featuring an exhibit of rarely seen photographs of King by Benedict Fernandez, on display at the Newcomb Hall Art Gallery. Claudrena Harold, U.Va.
January 18, 2007
Jan. 18, 2007 -- Robert A. Bland, the first African-American to receive an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker for an Office of African-American Affairs event, being held at 2 p.m. in the Newcomb Hall Ballroom on Jan. 21.
January 11, 2007
Jan. 11, 2007 -- The University of Virginia continues to have the highest graduation rate for African-American students of any public university in the country.
December 28, 2006
Dec. 28, 2006 — Faculty and students at the University of Virginia have quickly embraced a new tradition as the successful January Term heads into its third year.
December 26, 2006
Dec. 27, 2006 — When Curry School of Education graduate student Lynn Ramsson went to help survivors of the December 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka this past May, the experience taught her as much about living after tragedy as she taught relief workers and refugees.  
December 06, 2006
Dec. 6, 2006 -- Businesswoman Sheila C. Johnson, an advocate for the protection of children and co-founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), has pledged $5 million to the Curry School of Education to establish a center for human services at the school.
November 06, 2006
Nov. 6, 2006 -- Since slaves helped build the Academical Village and the first black students broke down barriers to enroll at the University of Virginia in the 1950s, African Americans have claimed their place in the U.Va. community.
November 03, 2006
From New Orleans residents, mostly poor and black, left on the interstate as Hurricane Katrina flooded the city to President George Bush’s insensitive comments when he visited almost a week later, University of Virginia history professor Julian Bond detailed examples of the government’s failures in
October 30, 2006
Oct. 30, 2006 -- The University of Virginia will host the inaugural Symposium on Race and Society from Nov. 2 through 4, focusing on topics related to the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina.

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