As a child whose family was hurt by addiction, basketball was an outlet for UVA associate professor Joseph Williams. His life experiences are now a driving force behind his research.
New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones, who leads the publication’s 1619 project, joined President Jim Ryan for a conversation at the Rotunda on Monday afternoon.
Katie Kishore lost her husband, Kris, to cancer two weeks after their second daughter was born. Kishore is starting Kindness Cafe + Play to honor her husband and employ people like her daughter Kiran, who has Down syndrome.
Emilio Alonso, who has been a Special Olympics volunteer for more than a decade, is set to coach one of his basketball players in a game featuring former NBA greats and WNBA players at this weekend’s NBA All-Star Weekend.
Longo was named interim chief of police in October and soon thereafter took on the additional interim responsibilities of associate vice president for safety and security.
UVA’s Democracy Initiative, founded to promote open and honest conversations about the challenges and questions facing American democracy and democracies worldwide, is sponsoring two events on Monday.
Also in this roundup: A developmental biologist receives a lifetime achievement award, UVA is a top option for veterans, eight faculty members among nation’s top “edu-scholars,” and much more.
Look up on a clear night. Can you see the Milky Way? Possibly not, as skyglow from cities hinders our view of the night sky. UVA astronomer Ricky Patterson makes the case for darker skies.