This year’s Humanities Week, created and produced by students, is organized around the theme “Civil Resistance.” Sponsored by UVA’s Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures, the annual program continues through Saturday. more >
During special screenings at UVA and downtown on Wednesday, the alumna and veteran broadcast journalist will discuss her new National Geographic series, which takes on contentious topics like the Aug. 11 and 12 rallies in Charlottesville. more >
The $2 million gift from the J. Sanford Miller family will be matched with $1 million from the new Bicentennial Professors Fund. more >
Nathan Colberg’s music is a study in contradiction. His shimmering musicality stands in contrast to his deep, soul-searching lyrics, which probe themes of brokenness, doubt and anxiety. more >
After walking the Lawn last May, art historian Emily Cox began her post-graduate life in England, the first step in a career that she hopes will take her to the pinnacle of some of the world’s best art museums. more >
This week’s annual Virginia Festival of the Book will again have a decidedly orange-and-blue tint, with dozens of events featuring UVA faculty, staff and alumni. more >
How does one deal with pain, loneliness, love, happiness, quirky occurrences, mysteries, nature’s fragile beauty or remorseless violence – all the myriad experiences of daily life? Some write poetry, like assistant professor Paul Guest. more >
National Geographic magazine editors asked history professor John Edwin Mason to examine 130 years of coverage for racist writing and images. See how he did it and what he found. more >