Recent Articles by

H. Brevy Cannon

April 10, 2014
The University’s highest honors, the Jefferson Medals, will be awarded Friday during Founder’s Day observances. Other events include Public Day, showcasing student research and creativity, the public awarding of the Jefferson Trust grants, and a tree planting to honor longtime employee Jay Klingel.
April 09, 2014
Dee Dee Myers shared how Bill Clinton taught her the value of listening and how her own work on a string of losing political campaigns taught her perseverance.
April 08, 2014
The South-By-Southwest-inspired festival of innovation, music and art, presented in partnership with U.Va., features myriad U.Va. connections.
April 07, 2014
Click for event details for this year’s Jefferson Medalists – architect Toyo Ito, former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb and Ken Feinberg, America’s arbiter of compensation funds for victims of national tragedies.The annual tree planting to honor Jay Klingel.
March 26, 2014
On April 11, the University will pay tribute to Facilities Management ”go-to guy,” whose 35-year career included 10 years as director of operations and maintenance.
March 11, 2014
This year’s medalists join a distinguished roster of medal winners that includes architects I.M. Pei and Frank Gehry, seven U.S. Supreme Court justices and several U.S. senators.
February 25, 2014
A number of Richard Sennett’s ideas have entered the public consciousness, and he will speak Thursday on how “open cities” can counter some of the ailments of modern urban life.
February 20, 2014
Drawing on his involvement in practically every major transition to democracy in the past two decades, Ken Wollack told a Batten School class about the challenges and successes of supporting democracy around the world.
February 12, 2014
Cold U.S.-Iran relations were on the cusp of warming until President George W. Bush declared Iran part of the “Axis of Evil.” Twelve years later, a new comprehensive nuclear deal could set off a thaw, former U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker said.
January 24, 2014
Holder made national news with remarks at the Miller Center on Edward Snowden and how legal marijuana businesses should have access to banks.