Even after controlling for factors like political affiliation, researchers found that high individualism offset state lockdown measures by 41%, and reduced COVID-related charitable giving by 48%.
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June 30, 2020
A 12-person search committee is tasked with choosing a successor for retiring Chief Student Affairs Officer Patricia M. Lampkin. The new leader will oversee many facets of student life at UVA.
June 26, 2020
David Smith is a member of the Bankruptcy and COVID-19 Working Group recommending that Congress add more bankruptcy judges to brace for pandemic-related bankruptcy filings.
June 23, 2020
What happens to our fear of missing out when many in-person activities are off limits? Darden School of Business professor Lalin Anik found that virtual FOMO is hurting focus, sleep, motivation and more in quarantine.
June 15, 2020
Groceries have seen Christmas-like sales and online sales boomed while airlines lost nearly 100% of spending some weeks. Alum Kevin Carson, whose company helps government agencies, academics and the New York Times track consumer spending, offers insights.
June 10, 2020
UVA researchers Daniel Gingerich and Jan Vogler trace the effects of the bubonic plague’s high mortality through centuries of political and social change, including decreased land inequality and increased political participation.
June 09, 2020
Sanford Williams wrote a powerful essay about George Floyd’s death; his daughter Nia wrote an equally powerful song. They discuss the sadness and anger their family of five – all Hoos – has experienced, and their hope that honesty will finally spur change.
June 01, 2020
May graduate Kavya Ravikanti started a personal finance newsletter for fellow students. Ravikanti and Christina Wei share what they have learned, and their top tips for grads.
May 21, 2020
They can’t treat patients right now, but they can sew masks, call elderly residents, triage patients on a new hotline, serve as virtual camp counselors and tutors, make hand sanitizer and more. See how UVA medical students are helping.
May 10, 2020
On the Sunday morning show, Ryan discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting UVA and higher education. Watch the full interview here.