Teaching & Learning
In her first-year seminar, “Whiteness: A Racial Category,” Jalane Schmidt aims to show how whiteness, not just blackness, has been a shifting category and has served to exclude or include certain ethnic groups or races in different times and places.
If you have a few dollars to invest, you might want to keep an eye on energy, or technology, or health care, or cybersecurity – or maybe even opportunities in Argentina, if your risk tolerance is high.
Research & Scholarship
Rachel Wahl, an assistant professor in U.Va.’s Curry School of Education, found that human rights educators working in India were hampered by a fundamental misunderstanding of police and military officers’ moral compasses.
In U.Va. Nursing’s first-ever White Coat Ceremony, 89 second-year students formally donned their white coats and pledged an oath in a ritual to mark the beginning of their clinical rotations and their official entry into the health care profession.
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For our most recent Throwback Thursday post on Facebook, we combed through our collection of Corks and Curls in search of pictures of some of our notable alumni.
We looked for individuals who could be easily recognized and, to provide a challenge, some who could not. Surprisingly, some of the people we had in mind, like Robert Kennedy (LAW 1951), didn’t have an individual photo.
We narrowed the selected pics down to a group of...Read More