Debjani Ganguly is playing a key role in reimagining the study of the humanities at UVA. Her current research focuses on how oceanic connections played a role in the making of Western modernity.
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October 20, 2016
Ten young leaders from nine countries in Latin America are spending several weeks in Charlottesville as part of a White House initiative aimed at supporting entrepreneurs and non-profits in the hemisphere.
October 17, 2016
More than 300 volunteers signed up to help make and serve more than 10,000 pancakes on Saturday. Organizers are hoping to exceed last year’s event, which raised more than $58,000 for the Michael J. Fox Foundation.
October 12, 2016
The “2016 Survey of American Political Culture” reveals the troubling pulse of the American electorate, from distrust of politicians to suspicions about Wall Street and a system “rigged” to benefit the wealthiest Americans.
October 05, 2016
Parents and teachers put a lot of effort into helping younger children create healthy peer relationships, but by the time they hit middle and high school, teens are left to fend for themselves. A new tool aims to maintain those vital social connections.
September 29, 2016
Christopher Doley helped negotiate a $20 billion payout from BP and is now leading restoration efforts in five states and the Gulf of Mexico.
September 23, 2016
Noted UVA clinical psychologist and divorce mediator Robert Emery offers practical advice on how parents can put aside their differences to give their kids the rich childhoods they deserve.
September 21, 2016
UVA placed fourth among medium and large universities for sending applicants to the State Department’s Virtual Student Foreign Service program, which courts college students to work as telecommuting interns for the government.
September 15, 2016
“MindTrails” had a soft opening a few months ago. Creators are now inviting the public at large to take part in the free, confidential online sessions, designed not only to help ease anxiety, but to help psychologists make the intervention the best it can be.
September 14, 2016
Friday’s premiere of the film, ”Snowden,” recalls another spy scandal that shook the nation: that of Aldrich Ames, whose betrayal led to the deaths of several Russians spying for the U.S. Frederick Hitz describes cleaning up the mess.