October 6, 2009 — In planning her gift to the University of Virginia, Gertrude Greenslade showed remarkable foresight and a strong commitment to education, qualities that helped to shape her career as an internationally known expert on Soviet and Eastern European economics and, later, as a profes
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October 06, 2009
June 04, 2009
June 4, 2009 — The afternoon light streams into Francesca Fiorani's office in Fayerweather Hall, brightening a map on one of the far walls. It's a copy of a Renaissance map depicting the then-known world and a ship with a Spanish king marking the procession of a sailing route.
March 03, 2009
March 3, 2009 — Her office in the University of Virginia's Alderman Library is tiny and windowless, with barely room enough for two chairs. But cramped quarters can't limit Holly Shulman's expansive mind.
January 16, 2009
January 16, 2009 — Elizabeth A. "Lili" Powell has never taken communication for granted.
January 06, 2009
January 6, 2009 — For Kristina Hill, working on the South Bronx project has been a way of coming full circle.
December 11, 2008
December 11, 2008 — With its prime view of the University of Virginia’s Central Grounds, the Cocke Hall office of philosophy professor and department chairman Jorge Secada embodies past and present.
November 10, 2008
November 10, 2008 — Margo Smith was doing anthropological fieldwork in the Northern Territory of Australia when she first felt the magic.
September 15, 2008
September 01, 2008
Seasoned college professors, like experienced actors, know how to use a good prop. When James Galloway wants to illustrate to non-science majors the environmental trade-offs that occur during industrial food production, he brings along Fred the Chicken.
May 05, 2008
May 6, 2008 — Her office is tiny and windowless, with barely room enough for two chairs. But cramped quarters can't limit Holly Cowan Shulman's expansive mind.