Testimonial

In honor of National Poetry Month, Lifetime Learning is featuring poems written by esteemed faculty all month long. The eighth and final poem in this series is written by Rita Dove, 1993-95 U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-06 Virginia Poet Laureate, 1987 Pulitzer Prize winner, and University of Virginia Commonwealth Professor in Creative Writing. In August, 2016, […]

Raven and Ruby Horses

Grooming the Herd in Spring

In honor of National Poetry Month, Lifetime Learning is featuring poems written by esteemed faculty all month long. The seventh poem in this series is written by William (Bill) Prindle, former Citizen Scholar in UVA’s Creative Writing Poetry Program and Charlottesville-Area Poet. Prindle has been published in multiple poetry journals across the country. See below […]

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In honor of National Poetry Month, Lifetime Learning is featuring poems written by esteemed faculty all month long. The sixth poem in this series is written by Marga Odahowski, of the University of Virginia Contemplative Sciences Center. She is the author of The Way of the Hammock – Designing Calm for a Busy Life (Hay […]

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“Pronghorn”

In honor of National Poetry Month, Lifetime Learning is featuring poems written by esteemed faculty all month long. The fifth poem in this series is written by Debra Nystrom, Professor in the Creative Writing Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia. She is the author of four poetry collections, […]

TJ and Raven

“Dick Sings”

In honor of National Poetry Month, Lifetime Learning is featuring poems written by esteemed faculty all month long. The fourth poem in this series is written by Lisa Russ Spaar, Horace W. Goldsmith Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Creative Writing Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia. She is […]

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Ode to Left-Handedness

In honor of National Poetry Month, Lifetime Learning is featuring poems written by esteemed faculty all month long. The third poem in this series, entitled “Ode to Left-Handedness,” is written by Gregory Orr, Professor of English at the University of Virginia and author of twelve collections of poetry, including River Inside the River (W.W.Norton, 2013) […]

Hardscrabble

Court Seated

In honor of National Poetry Month, Lifetime Learning is featuring poems written by esteemed faculty all month long. The second poem in this series, entitled “Court Seated” is written by Kevin McFadden, Chief Operating Officer of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, and author of the poetry collection Hardscrabble. See the end of the post […]

Heart Island Cushman

A Spanish Day

In honor of National Poetry Month, Lifetime Learning is featuring poems written by esteemed faculty all month long. This poem, “A Spanish Day,” is written by Stephen Cushman, Robert C Taylor Professor of English in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. He says this about his poem: “This poem was written on […]

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Filling in the Blanks in the History Books

  Written by: Abby Palko, Director of the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center at UVA   Here at the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, we celebrate International Women’s Month, which grew out of International Women’s Day. Because International Women’s Day always falls during Spring Break, we feel it’s important to offer programming throughout the month […]

Speidel's J-term class, January 2017

J-Term: Gender-Based Violence

  This next installment in the J-Term series has been written by Lisa Speidel, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies faculty. See the other J-Term blogs here.     January 2017 marked the fourth January that I had the honor of teaching the J-term course Gender-Based Violence. I have taught many different kinds of classes in […]