Carson, who produced a 34-song rap album for his dissertation, hopes his work will inspire conversation not just about hip-hop, but also the racial tension and violence America continues to grapple with. more >
Dove was honored with the inaugural U.S. Presidential Scholars Award, along with one-time Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, for their accomplishments and contributions to a civil society. more >
UVA alumna Micaela Connery has dedicated her life to finding solutions to issues faced by those with disabilities. more >
UVA School of Architecture students are joining an alumna researching Sulgrave Manor, a stately home in Northamptonshire, England that was built by George Washington’s five-times great grandfather and remained in the family for about 100 years. more >
Presidential recordings expert Marc Selverstone speaks to UVA Today about his summer course, “The Vietnam War in American Film,” and what we can learn from depictions of the war in popular culture. more >
UVA nursing professor – and professional clown – Tim Cunningham is helping lift people’s spirits in Sierra Leone, where the World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak killed more than 4,000 people and splintered families. more >
Mary Beth Keane, a 2005 alumna of UVA’s Creative Writing Program, appreciates that Moss is producing the novelist’s second book, “Fever.” more >
In a world dominated by digital media, a new University of Virginia course taught during the spring semester looked at podcasts as the possible future of storytelling. more >