The reason Alejandro Gonzalez made the 40-minute drive Wednesday night from his Greene County home to the Southwood Community Center, south of Charlottesville, was simple: He dreams of seeing one of his three children go to a four-year college.
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Siva Vaidhyanathan writes for The Guardian on recent leaks exposing Facebook and Instagram.
The Equity Center worked with Albemarle County’s Office of Equity and Inclusion to create an Equity Profile anaylizing various conditions across demographic groups and geographic areas that contribute to well-being.
How worried should we be about Russia using nuclear weapons? Lab Director Todd Sechser weighs in on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $199,663 in support of the Religion, Race & Democracy Lab’s forthcoming podcast series on religion and climate change.
The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center selected to recieve the Lee statue, with plans to transform it into a new work of art that will reflect racial justice and inclusion
The University of Virginia’s Equity Center is stepping in the make the college application process a little easier.
U.S. forces reportedly came under artillery fire from Turkish troops heading into northern Syria last week — another sign of the sudden plunge in U.S. relations with Turkey.
The Democracy Initiative’s Corruption Lab for Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law, or CLEAR, will hold a major event featuring Harvard professor and CNN analyst David Gergen and William Browder, founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, the largest foreign investor in Russia until 2005.
"When Twitter’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, announced on Wednesday that Twitter would no longer host political advertisements, he scored points with those who lament the ways social media platforms have polluted political culture."
If you ask fourth-year University of Virginia student Misran Dolan what UVA’s Democracy Initiative means to him, he might point you to sporadic messages from his extended family.
Professors Deborah Hellman and Michael Gilbert are inaugural scholars in UVA’s Corruption Lab on Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law, also known as CLEAR.
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.