One goal of the President’s Commission on Slavery and the University has been “to re-inscribe the history and the lives of the enslaved back onto the landscape in as many ways as possible,” commission co-chair Kirt von Daacke said.
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Anne E. Bromley
October 18, 2017
October 17, 2017
A symposium, to be held this week, will highlight the recent work of universities and other institutions that have begun to grapple with their histories of slavery, and will consider appropriate preservation and memorialization.
October 13, 2017
The poet, a professor of English and creative writing who has won numerous teaching awards, will give the keynote address Nov. 3 at UVA’s Fall Convocation.
October 12, 2017
Friends and family recalled the devotion that Anthony Macdonald “Mac” Caputo showed the University, to which he gave countless hours of service.
October 10, 2017
A symposium, to be held Oct. 18-21, will highlight the recent work of universities and other institutions that have begun to grapple with their own histories of slavery, and will consider appropriate preservation and memorialization.
October 09, 2017
What difference does departmental status make? It will give Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies more autonomy to determine its own destiny, says its director, English professor Deborah McDowell.
October 05, 2017
Bicentennial guests waiting to get into the Lawn on Friday can meander over to the location of the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers, east of Brooks Hall and across from the Corner, to view displays of the design and talk with those working on it, from 4 to 6 p.m.
September 27, 2017
Starting Monday, employees can donate to causes that match their concerns, with about 1,000 groups and nonprofit organizations to choose from, including several providing hurricane relief.
September 20, 2017
Award-winning writer Mark Doty, who writes poetry, nonfiction and essays, is working with graduate students and giving public readings and talks this semester, starting with a reading on Thursday.
September 13, 2017
The medical research building renamed Pinn Hall is being renovated into a state-of-the-art research space designed to support current and future scientific and biomedical leaders and their discoveries.