Akanksha Prasad’s Falafel Factory chain rode the fast-casual restaurant wave and brought healthy Middle Eastern food to India. Now, she’s ready to learn “how to take a million-dollar idea and convert it to a billion-dollar idea.”
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July 20, 2018
The event in Old Cabell Hall will bring UVA and Charlottesville community members together for reflection and discussion one year after the events of Aug. 11 and 12, 2017.
July 17, 2018
In a new national survey conducted by Ipsos in conjunction with UVA’s Center for Politics, just 51 percent of respondents said elections are “fair and open.” However, there was a significant partisan divide.
July 16, 2018
World Cup champ and Olympic gold medalist Becky Sauerbrunn is one of three ’Hoos on the U.S. Women’s National Team. With the men’s World Cup trophy now in the hands of France, soccer’s focus turns to next summer’s women’s tourney.
July 10, 2018
The Miller Center’s resident Supreme Court expert, Barbara Perry, explains how Kavanaugh’s appointment could change the nation’s highest court and why he is the “perfect candidate” for Republicans hoping for quick confirmation in the Senate.
July 09, 2018
If anyone would know, it’s Philip Zelikow. The history professor and veteran diplomat has been involved in policy and talks with North Korea repeatedly over the last 25 years and worked on German reunification efforts in 1990. He traveled to South Korea last week to outline his peace strategy for officials.
July 06, 2018
UVA sponsored 16 staff members who are joining community leaders bringing soil from the site of John Henry James’ 1898 lynching to a new memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, stopping at several historic sites along the way.
July 03, 2018
Check out the unusually fair-minded political podcast from senior Miller Center fellow Mary Kate Cary, a former George H.W. Bush speechwriter, and former Bill Clinton speechwriter Paul Orzulak.
June 28, 2018
Julian Sanchez is set to enroll in the same graduate program that produced actors like Meryl Streep, Paul Newman and Lupita Nyong’o. But first, follow along as he takes the UVA stage one last time during the Heritage Theatre Festival this weekend.
June 28, 2018
A new study shows that, among friends or in dating relationships, people who pay the exact amount owed are liked less than those who round up or down, even if the rounded amount is smaller.