From New Orleans residents, mostly poor and black, left on the interstate as Hurricane Katrina flooded the city to President George Bush’s insensitive comments when he visited almost a week later, University of Virginia history professor Julian Bond detailed examples of the government’s failures in
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Anne E. Bromley
November 03, 2006
Bond Decries Racism and Governments Role in Response to Hurricane Katrina at Inaugural Symposium on Race and Society
October 30, 2006
Oct. 30, 2006 -- The University of Virginia will host the inaugural Symposium on Race and Society from Nov. 2 through 4, focusing on topics related to the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina.
October 27, 2006
Oct. 27, 2006 -- Diversity Career Day will be held on Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Virginia's John Paul Jones Arena. The new venue has enabled the event to expand to a record-setting 400 recruiters from 150 organizations.
October 26, 2006
Oct. 26, 2006 -- Julian Bond, chairman of the NAACP and history professor at the University of Virginia, will be the featured speaker at “Virginia Is For Lovers? A Look at Civil Rights in Virginia and the Upcoming Marshall-Newman Amendment” on Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m.
October 10, 2006
Oct. 10, 2006 -- Sharon Davie’s globe-hopping research on women and violence was given a boost recently when she was named a Fulbright Senior Specialist — a five-year award that will allow her to expand the network of contacts she has formed with women activists and academics around the world.
October 03, 2006
Oct. 3, 2006 — University of Virginia professors Dewey Cornell and Peter Sheras, both clinical psychologists in the Curry School of Education and experts on violence and school safety, can help to put into perspective recent violent events in schools across the country and reactions to them.
October 03, 2006
Oct. 3, 2006 -- Retired United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who spoke at the University of Virginia on Sept. 30 as part of campaign kickoff events, conveyed the relevance of U.Va. founder Thomas Jefferson to the contemporary U.S.
September 20, 2006
Sept. 20, 2006 -- Two Baptist churches are working together with the University of Virginia to present a Community Health Fair in Fluvanna on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The health fair is sponsored by the Way of the Cross Baptist Church and Effort Baptist Church, with the U.Va.
September 18, 2006
Sept. 18, 2006 -- The U.Va. Curry School of Education’s teacher education program is cited as a national model in "Educating School Teachers," a report that was released today and is the second from the privately funded Education Schools Project.
August 31, 2006
Aug. 31, 2006 -- Early Sunday morning on Aug. 28, 2005, SherriLynn Colby-Bottel got a phone call from a friend telling her she’d better leave New Orleans immediately.