(Commentary) “Feminists support upholding Roe v. Wade. Amy Coney Barrett does not. Feminists support government policies to ensure equality and equity for women. Amy Coney Barrett does not. Feminists value the importance of affirmative action, environmental protection, and universal health care. Amy Coney Barrett does not,” said Jennifer Lawless, a political science professor at the University of Virginia. “Opposing a female nominee who is antithetical to feminist principles reflects a commitment to the cause.”
The woman who’s been nominated to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court has spent some time on the University of Virginia’s North Grounds. The resume for federal judge Amy Coney Barrett includes a 2007 stint as a Visiting Associate Professor at the UVA Law School. Barrett’s views have also been published in the UVA Law Review.
Each year, Richmond Inno compiles a list of the area's most promising and notable entrepreneur and technologists who are 25 and under. … Yash Tekriwal, 24, co-founder, LifeSchool; senior associate, JJELLYFISH.
On Sept. 17, Uber said it has partnered with Hyderabad Metro Rail, Larsen & Toubro Metro, and the Telangana State Road Transport Corporations’ bus service in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad to help riders plan their transit journey end-to-end within its app. “The platforms provide a data-driven approach to knowing peak demand times and areas. This can help cities and governments better allocate public transportation to reduce crowding and serve the needs of residents,” Rajkumar Venkatesan, professor of business administration at UVA’s Darden School of Business, said.
The answer is – no, yes, maybe. “Climate change does not seem to be a big issue in the key Senate races,” says Kyle Kondik, via email. He is managing editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia Center for Politics. “Even the weather disasters of this summer – hurricanes and fires – are not necessarily easy to connect to climate change for voters.”
UVA’s Center for Politics believes the recent report about President Donald Trump's tax returns will not sway voters in November.
(Commentary co-written by Naomi Chan, professor of law) We study families, employment, corporations – and gender. We are tracking how the coronavirus pandemic is underscoring the disproportionate financial burden women bear when states slash their budgets in times of recession.
You might not think that the University of Virginia men’s basketball team and a professional hockey team from Florida have very much in common, but you’d be surprised.
The schools that students said had the best free speech environment are the University of Chicago, Kansas State University, Texas A&M University, University of California-Los Angeles, Arizona State University, the University of Virginia, Duke University, Virginia Tech, Brown University and the University of Arizona.
What happens in polls doesn’t always happen at the polls, and that’s why a University of Virginia politics prognosticator has teamed up with an international research firm ahead of the November presidential election.
Tuesday night's presidential debate between former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump could be epic. Debate performances in the past have often decided elections in the past. "I think if they both perform at expectation, it doesn’t matter that much — and expectations are low," said Jennifer Lawless, Chair of the Political Science Department at the University of Virginia and regular contributor on GoLocal LIVE.
Clemson easily handled Wake Forest and The Citadel the first two weeks of the season, before getting this past weekend off. Up next, the Tigers are expected to get a tougher challenge from a Virginia squad that beat Duke 38-20 on Saturday.
The University of Virginia reports four new cases of COVID-19 on Grounds, all of which are students. However, the number of active cases of the virus has dropped below 200.
The top 10, in order, are: University of Chicago, Kansas State University, Texas A&M, UCLA, Arizona State University, University of Virginia, Duke University, Virginia Tech, Brown University, and the University of Arizona.
Service members on the front lines put themselves at risk every day. Now researchers at the University of Virginia are trying to determine if exposure to artillery blasts put them at higher risk for changes in their brain and quality of life.
Melody Barnes, a lawyer and political advisor at the University of Virginia, addressed the need for everyone to have access to education during her BYU forum address Sept. 29. “To be educated assures us of nothing more and nothing less than the ability to engage life’s most complex challenges, to build and strengthen our body politic and our democracy and to live a life of meaning,” she said.
Senate Democrats continue to make their case against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee with a combination of criticisms about her record and the nomination process. “Yes, on occasion we do have these confrontations about the process,” said Barbara Perry, presidential studies director at UVA’s Miller Center.
After his Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Dallas Stars to win the Stanley Cup on Monday, Coach Jon Cooper arrived for his postgame news conference with a cap commemorating the University of Virginia men’s basketball team’s 2019 national title.
Historically, debates have proven to allow a candidate to project an image, said Barbara Perry, a professor and director of presidential studies at UVA’s Miller Center. Perry said that a foreign policy stumble by President Gerald Ford in 1976 cost him credibility in what ended up being a narrow defeat and that Al Gore's sighing and “condescending speaking style” may have been detrimental in a 2000 contest that came down to a few hundred votes in Florida.