In her book, “Credulity: A Cultural History of U.S. Mesmerism,” assistant professor of English Emily Ogden employs new research about the popular phenomenon to explore ideas about science and religion, reflected in literature and other documents.
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Anne E. Bromley
May 23, 2018
Commission members include faculty, staff, students and community members, who will begin their work this fall under President-Elect Jim Ryan. Four national, local, student and alumni boards will advise the commission.
May 15, 2018
Several internships, his positions with Housing and Residence Life and a recent international January-term course provided some key experiences, all contributing to his successes and procuring his upcoming job with the health care startup, Aledade.
May 07, 2018
Nepal, Panama, New Zealand, Argentina … Althea Pickering sought out a global education. Master’s degree in hand, she’ll next work for the United Nations World Food Programme.
May 02, 2018
About 600 first-year UVA students chose the new Arts & Sciences curriculum, which included a common course on “Engaging Democracy at UVA.”
April 30, 2018
These dedicated teachers strive to make their courses a life-changing experience for UVA students, often including hands-on involvement with real-world issues or situations, enabling students to see they’re having an impact.
April 27, 2018
Beginning July 1, Dove will introduce a new poem each week to a wider reading public.
April 26, 2018
Students can potentially enhance their livelihoods and become livelier communicators, thanks to UVA’s revamped Academic and Professional Writing Program.
April 18, 2018
Navy-architecture graduate Maribeth Salinas’s education has been well-grounded. After stepping down the Lawn in May, she’ll be taking flight in Florida.
April 12, 2018
With a recent National Endowment for the Humanities grant, English professor John O’Brien and Christine Ruotolo, the University Library’s director of arts and humanities, will expand a website that teachers and students can count on for providing authoritative texts.