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COVID-19 UPDATE: As the College navigates the dramatic interruptions caused by the pandemic, this Arts & Sciences current-use Fund is the purest, most advantageous way to support the heart and soul of the University

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A Sea Change for the Eastern Shore

RESEARCHERS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND OTHER A&S INITIATIVES ARE BRINGING NEW HOPE TO ENDANGERED COASTAL COMMUNITIES

By Russ Bahorsky
Photos by Molly Angevine

The history of Victoria Long’s family in North America reaches back to the founding of the Colony of Virginia in the early 1600s. A UVA graduate student pursuing her Ph.D. in environmental sciences, she represents the thirteenth generation of a family that has farmed the same land on Virginia’s Eastern Shore for over 400 years.

College People

YOUNG A&S ALUMS MAKING THEIR MARK

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences prides itself for not only providing its students a challenging and wide-ranging liberal arts curriculum but also for its long track record of arming them with the flexibility and critical-thinking skills needed to excel in a variety of career fields. There is no shortage of young alumni and recent College graduates who are already standing out in the arts, academia, the nonprofit world, corporate America and other ventures.

News & Notes

A&S STUDENTS EARN RHODES, MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS

Two fourth-year College students will continue their studies in the United Kingdom thanks to scholarships awarded by two of the world’s most celebrated international fellowship programs.

Taking Root

UVA’S DEMOCRACY INITIATIVE MAKES SIGNIFICANT STRIDES IN ITS FIRST YEAR

Since last year, the University of Virginia’s Democracy Initiative has launched four research labs led by some of the top Arts & Sciences faculty on Grounds. Private funding in excess of $50 million has been committed to support the Initiative’s aim to bring together a diverse range of scholars, government leaders, and practitioners to study and advance the prospects of democracy around the world.

College People: Matthew Newton

Matthew Newton’s WUVA news team produced 17 videos in seven days after Final Exercises last spring.

Reporters from the University of Virginia’s student-run digital media outlet covered not only graduation weekend — which included a speech from Pharrell Williams and numerous events for the Class of 2019 — but also the Presidential Ideas Festival, which brought almost 100 White House veterans, including former president Bill Clinton, to Grounds.

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-Ian Baucom, Dean of Arts & Sciences

 

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