Each percentage point increase in female police officers resulted in an equal increase in crime reporting by female assault victims in that district, according to UVA economist Amalia Miller. Domestic violence in those areas also dropped significantly.
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September 24, 2018
Melody Barnes – White House veteran, co-director of UVA’s Democracy Initiative and the first African-American to lead Monticello’s board – discusses her White House tenure, Aug. 11 and 12 and Jefferson’s legacy at his home and university.
September 21, 2018
President Jim Ryan is collecting stories for a live storytelling event during his inauguration weekend featuring 10 selected ’Hoos from across the University. Any member of the UVA community can submit a story for consideration; here’s how.
September 20, 2018
The Navy Hill soda/tonic water blend, created by UVA grads Jenny Lucas and Katie Williams, was named “Best Drink” in the 2018 Southern Food Awards and is now carried by Whole Foods, Fresh Market and many specialty bars, retailers and restaurants.
September 20, 2018
New Darden School facilities in Washington provide critical convenience for part-time MBA students like Natalie Cucchiara, whose job with NBC’s “Meet the Press” requires long hours and surprise flights for interviews with world leaders.
September 19, 2018
Alex Wu believes the app’s data-driven functions could help discover the next Jeremy Lin or Steve Nash – an underrated star playing somewhere around the world, now discoverable with just a smartphone.
September 17, 2018
Co-director and White House veteran Melody Barnes, Miller Center director William Antholis and College of Arts & Sciences Dean Ian Baucom discuss UVA’s ambitious goal to answer the most essential questions facing democracy today.
September 14, 2018
We write the stories, but you are the ones clicking on them. Here is what you click on most and why, according to our analytics and two of UVA’s top digital marketing experts.
September 13, 2018
Can business save the world? These Darden School of Business professors certainly think it can help address some of our biggest social ills. See how they are tackling sustainability, economic inequality, tech ethics and discrimination.
September 12, 2018
The discussion between Brit Hume, Ana Navarro, Symone Sanders and Marc Short was lively and even heated at points, but ultimately proved an important point about connecting Americans with sharply different opinions.