Alexis de Tocqueville, who helped define America, wanted his own people to understand their politics and revolution, but only after he was dead. University of Virginia history professor Olivier Zunz has edited a translation of the politician’s “Recollections.”
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December 13, 2016
In May, U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan will take his place alongside hundreds of University alumni who died in battle serving their country.
December 09, 2016
The University has agreed to purchase all of the energy output of a new solar farm Dominion will build in King William County.
December 06, 2016
UVA and Dominion Virginia Power officials marked their participation in the Solar Partnership Program, which places solar arrays on the roofs of University buildings, before an overflow crowd at Newcomb Hall.
November 28, 2016
This is the first time UVA has had three Marshall Scholars in one year: William Henagan, Abraham Axler and Sarah Koch will pursue graduate study in the United Kingdom.
November 20, 2016
Aryn Frazier and Lauren Jackson have been named 2017 Rhodes Scholars, to pursue their studies at the University of Oxford in England.
November 17, 2016
University of Virginia history professor Fahad Bishara looks at history of the Middle East and regions of Asia and Africa from the periphery of the Indian Ocean.
November 15, 2016
ROTC cadets and midshipmen march for 24 hours to remember the military personnel who are missing in action or were held as prisoners of war.
November 04, 2016
English Professor Jerome McGann and former Senior Vice President for University Advancement Robert Sweeney received Thomas Jefferson Awards at Friday’s Fall Convocation, alongside 421 high-achieving students at the midpoints of their UVA careers.
November 02, 2016
Architectural History Professor Richard Guy Wilson narrates an birds-eye-view tour of Grounds and discusses Thomas Jefferson’s enduring ideas for higher education.