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When Do Children Show Morality?

Published November 18, 2016 in News
A UVA psychologist showed young children two videos, one in which bad behavior was corrected and another where it was tolerated, then asked, “Who did the right thing?”

A&S Professor Studies Lands Linked By an Ocean

Published November 17, 2016 in News
University of Virginia history professor Fahad Bishara looks at history of the Middle East and regions of Asia and Africa from the periphery of the Indian Ocean.

Science vs. Reality

Published November 15, 2016 in News
UVA students and their peers on the autism spectrum are exploring the tension between research and lived experience with the neurodevelopmental condition.

Faulkner as Father: Student’s Prize-Winning Research Reveals Conflicted Portrait

Published November 9, 2016 in News
In closely reading William Faulkner’s letters to his daughter, College 4th-year Marcella Sohm discovers a more personal – and flawed – side of one of the 20th century’s towering literary figures.

One Aria at a Time, Third-Year College Student Builds Professional Opera Career

Published November 7, 2016 in News
Wesley Diener, a music major who has performed in operas in the U.S. and abroad, offered UVA Today a glimpse of his rehearsals, performing an aria from the Italian opera “Don Pasquale.”

UVA Honors Thomas Jefferson Award Winners, Top Students at Fall Convocations

Published November 5, 2016 in News
At UVA's Fall Convocation, two outstanding members of the University of Virginia community – Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan Professor in the Department of English, and Robert D. Sweeney, retired senior vice president for university advancement – received Thomas Jefferson Awards for their scholarship and service, respectively.

Faculty Shift From Classroom to the Theater for This Weekend’s Film Festival

Published November 4, 2016 in News
One of the things that makes the Virginia Film Festival unique is the participation of UVA faculty and staff members, whose informed input enriches the experience for festival-goers.

So You Think You Want To Be a Writer? Four Authors Offer and A&S Professors Offer Advice

Published November 4, 2016 in News
Kapnick Writer-in-Residence Lydia Davis and three other writers from around Grounds – including William Faulkner himself – offer pearls of wisdom about wrestling with the written word.

New Director for Humanities and Global Cultures Brings Ocean View to UVA

Published November 3, 2016 in News
As the second head of the University of Virginia’s Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures, Debjani Ganguly is helping chart the course of the study of the humanities at the University as it heads into its third century.

Chemist Works With NASA To Probe Human Activity's Effects On Atmosphere

Published October 31, 2016 in News
Environmental scientist Sally Pusede had an interesting summer. She spent one month in South Korea flying onboard a NASA DC-8 research aircraft. An atmospheric chemist, Pusede served as an instrument scientist, working with a team of scientists from the United States, Europe and South Korea on the multi-million-dollar flying laboratory, conducting one of the largest air-quality studies ever done anywhere.


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