Hawkins, whose decision to wear a hijab in support of Muslim women caused controversy at Wheaton College, is the inaugural holder of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture’s Abd el-Kader Fellowship, named for an Islamic leader who sheltered Christians from massacre.
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March 24, 2016
Students in UVA’s McIntire School of Commerce, who visited Cuba just ahead of President Obama’s first official visit, learned about how the country’s isolation forced it to develop more sustainable agricultural and business practices.
March 21, 2016
UVA students visited with top public and private employers in Washington, D.C., including the U.S. Senate, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Brookings Institution, NPR and Atlantic Media.
March 17, 2016
More than 225 UVA faculty members were first-generation students, and they are eager to help current students who might be facing similar trials.
March 15, 2016
Students created a video featuring the UVA Jazz Ensemble as part of a larger student-led effort to build a video-sharing platform that brings UVA arts to a wider audience.
March 14, 2016
Dion, UVA’s Ruffin Distinguished Artist-in-Residence, offers a decidedly playful take on the tradition of natural history, using his art to explore how we relate to the world around us.
February 28, 2016
During a weeklong online voting process that concluded Thursday, student voters narrowly affirmed the current single-sanction honor system, in which all convicted students are expelled from the University community.
February 25, 2016
In partnership with the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, seven students have created runway-ready garments using textiles created by indigenous Australian artists. Their work will debut in March at the Jefferson Theater.
February 25, 2016
Barbara Perry, a professor at UVA’s Miller Center delves into Supreme Court history to identify precedents for the battle over Scalia’s successor and explore how it might make history.
February 22, 2016
Ohio Gov. John Kasich visited Charlottesville to share his presidential platform on the Miller Center’s “American Forum” television show, greeting a cheering crowd and taping a segment that will air this weekend.