“I want to help get kids looking at the night sky and experiencing the wonder that comes with it. We can all use a little more science literacy in our lives right now, and this might be helpful for parents looking at homeschooling their kids this fall."
UVA’s Democracy Initiative has launched an op-ed series, bringing its research to the nation’s newspapers, from the Washington Post to the Dallas Morning News; The New York Times to the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot.
Kevin Gaines reflects on what was happening in the U.S. in the mid-20th century that brought about the civil rights movement, similarities and differences with recent protests, and the struggles for social and economic equality that remain.
The foundation’s $27.5 million gift will be bolstered by more than $17 million from the Bicentennial Professors Fund to significantly advance the study and teaching of the history and principles of democracy.
The Basic Multimedia Reporting class captured UVA student voices on the pandemic through their classwork. This student effort is being highlighted and shared here as a tribute to The Class of 2020, graduating in the midst of this new normal.