Does anyone have a video on how to do the prep step? If so, please send me a link!! My son is attending a dance and I’d like to teach it to him.
Many of us, if not most, wind up in a career in a field one didn’t major in. Even so, choosing that major was not a waste of time. We would all like to know your own career path and how you nevertheless benefited.
In my own case, I was a math major, though I hardly…more >
This is in response to Terry Sullivan’s article, “Good Advice,” in the current U.Va. Magazine. Excellent ideas, all, and here’s how you alumni might contribute.
I was a math major but never did any math beyond high school algebra at work. In solving a proving a theorem in mathematics, you often generalize to a larger problem,…more >
As you may have heard, UVA’s Board of Visitors voted to overhaul AccessUVa and scale back funding for this incredibly groundbreaking financial aid program. AccessUVa began in 2004 when UVA capped how much middle-class students have to borrow and ensured low-income families that already have high debt or high financial need that they could…more >
Do you love your University President? Me too. Please join us in a statement of support for Pres. Sullivan: https://www.facebook.com/events/118372071680483/118373258347031/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity. Don’t know the background to the current problems on Grounds? Here’s the Washington Post link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/at-u-va-tensions-between-sullivan-and-dragas-hit-a-new-boiling-point/2013/03/01/6cf65212-810a-11e2-8074-b26a871b165a_story.html…more >
UVa Corporate Governance – Faculty, Alumni, and Student
Opportunities for Collaboration
The UVa Governance Roundtable
March 5, 2013
UVa Alumni for Responsible Corporate Governance has been developing plans for new collaborations to improve corporate governance at UVa. Economic, technological, societal, and demographic changes are creating increased competition and imposing enormous pressures on higher education in the U.S. and abroad.…more >
Virginia residents: please feel free to call your state representatives in support of bills 1952 and 1940, sponsored by the Republican Delegate of the 25th district. I hope you’ll voice support for his bill on board reform throughout the Commonwealth. They are the fruit of dialogues and public meetings on governance following the events of…more >
Having elected jurors is a good idea, and it probably would strengthen the conviction rate, because only those who really care about honor would choose to run. But offering a one-year suspension if you’re caught? Please don’t argue that’s not a second, lesser sanction. And is it really wise to promise beforehand that if you’re…more >
You Can Help Defeat Confirmation of Helen Dragas for Another Term on The Board of Visitors
NOTE: Check hoosuniversity.org for updates.
On Tuesday afternoon, January 15, at 4:00 pm, the Virginia Senate Privileges and Elections Committee meets in Richmond. The committee will vote on whether to recommend confirmation of Helen Dragas for another term on UVa’s Board…more >
On the conversation thread, “How Liberal Are the Faculty at UVa Today,” Charles Howell speaks of a “political effort to denigrate academic exploration because it may further inevitable social changes” and states “UVa should further intellectual curiosity and exploration at all levels, while ensuring that competing intellectual views are fully represented. And if that translates…more >