Fewer than 100 people still speak Cemaun Arapesh, one of more than 800 languages spoken in Papua New Guinea. Last winter, UVA linguist Lise Dobrin invited a native speaker to Grounds to assist her efforts to preserve the language.
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December 22, 2015
November 23, 2015
The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences is hosting a Dec. 1 forum to discuss progress and invite feedback on a series of diversity and inclusion initiatives that faculty leaders began crafting this spring.
November 03, 2015
Plan your film festival weekend with this list of appearances by UVA faculty members, leading discussions at 21 of the festival’s screenings.
October 05, 2015
Wyatt Andrews, a U.Va. alumnus and prominent broadcast journalist, will teach courses on the news media, journalism ethics and multimedia news reporting as a professor of practice.
September 29, 2015
The forum will aim to bring the world’s leading authors, filmmakers, scholars and artists to discuss five topics – race, war, the environment, globalization and democratic citizenship – through the critical lens afforded by the humanities.
September 21, 2015
The Senate Democratic Leader will discuss the Senate’s role in mediating rights of religious conscience in a Sept. 26 public lecture sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies’ Mormon studies program.
May 29, 2015
In a first for a ground-based telescope, the astronomers have observed a distinctive, never-before-seen feature on Jupiter’s innermost moon, Io.
April 15, 2015
Defeating ISIS and other radical religion-based groups will require a coalition of both civil society and religious actors, said 1997 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jerry White.
January 13, 2015
Meredith Jung-En Woo, U.Va.’s former Buckner W. Clay Dean of Arts & Sciences, will direct the international grantmaking network’s efforts to support higher education in countries transitioning to democracy.
January 05, 2015
In March, Bond will lead participants in the Civil Rights South Seminar on a tour of Atlanta; Montgomery, Ala.; and other historic sites from the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.