The latest evidence that gene may not be destiny comes from Kathleen Krol’s study of maternal-infant interactions and how they affect the expression of genes that are important to babies’ development of oxytocin systems.
Ann Beattie, an award-winning short story writer and former Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at UVA, will return to Grounds this fall as the Creative Writing Program’s sixth Kapnick Distinguished Writer-in-Residence.
UVA has been selected to participate in the pilot cohort of the AAU Ph.D. Education Initiative. The initiative aims “to promote more student-centered doctoral education at AAU universities by making diverse Ph.D. career pathways visible, valued and viable.”
As part of the College Football Playoff Foundation’s “Extra Yard for Teacher’s Week” – an annual celebration honoring great teachers across the country – UVA quarterback Bryce Perkins had a special message.
The Democracy Initiative’s Corruption Laboratory for Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law (CLEAR) is debuting a new speaker series, opening with a lunchtime talk on Sept. 12, by one of the lab’s co-directors, Sandip Sukhtankar.