Dayna Bowen Matthew wants to get universities back to their original purpose, as she sees it, and the University of Virginia officially is on board.
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The lab's recent film, God $ Green: An Unholy Alliance, featured in Yale's Climate Connections.
Siva Vaidhyanathan argues that while Facebook has some charms, it holds special responsibility for major social and political ills today.
New class of Equity Center Community Fellows joins UVA as 2020 class continues.
Spirit & Struggle: Landmarks of Black Sacred Song - A screening of Artist-in-Residence Micah Watson's films "40th and State" and "Barky's"
Professor Daniel Gingerich and Post-Doctoral Researcher Jan Vogler analyze what the Black Death can tell us about the impact of modern pandemics.
Todd Sechser, Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia and Senior Fellow at the Miller Center of Public Affairs, joins the UVA Club of Richmond for a discussion on Addressing Nuclear Weapons and International Threats.
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 this Thursday, Sept. 12, by one of the lab’s co-directors, Sandip Sukhtankar.
Abstract: How should citizens prove their identity in order to access publicly provided goods and services? We use a large-scale experiment to evaluate the effects of more stringent ID requirements based on biometric authentication currently being imposed by the Government of India, characterizing how this has affected errors of inclusion and of exclusion in the delivery of subsidized food in the state of Jharkhand.
This groundbreaking history tells the little-known story of how, in one of our country’s darkest hours, Japanese Americans fought to defend their faith and preserve religious freedom. The mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is not only a tale of injustice; it is a moving story of faith.