Melody Barnes – White House veteran, co-director of UVA’s Democracy Initiative and the first African-American to lead Monticello’s board – discusses her White House tenure, Aug. 11 and 12 and Jefferson’s legacy at his home and university.
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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
Co-director and White House veteran Melody Barnes, Miller Center director William Antholis and College of Arts & Sciences Dean Ian Baucom discuss UVA’s ambitious goal to answer the most essential questions facing democracy today.
The effort will bring together a diverse range of scholars, government leaders and practitioners to study and advance the prospects of democracy around the world.