Mormon studies professor Kathleen Flake leaned on a recently discovered family connection to invite the former senator to speak about his time in Congress, the current political climate and his approach to public service.
Umair Javed, legal adviser to FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, is tasked with planning for a digital future that can seem stranger than fiction. He joined an FCC contingent discussing that future on Grounds Tuesday.
David Nemer, an assistant professor of media studies, says how the social media platform WhatsApp was used in the 2018 Brazilian presidential election should be of concern heading into the 2020 United States presidential election.
Solomon, newly installed as dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, sees a unique culture at the University, driven by a compelling curiosity he hopes to cultivate and encourage.
Media studies professor Christopher Ali, who participated Saturday in a Broadband Summit in Louisa County, said Louisa is “poorly connected” compared to Charlottesville and other Central Virginia counties.
At UVA’s Miller Center, Gail Hyder Wiley helps capture and preserve the oral histories of some of the nation’s most notable figures. In Charlottesville, she helps to organize rides to the polls, welcome immigrant families and fight racism.