Lifetime Learning

Blog > Category: Uncategorized

“Madam President”: Why Hasn’t the U.S. Elected a Woman POTUS?

Written by Barbara A. Perry, the White Burkett Miller Center Professor of Ethics and Institutions at UVA and Presidential Studies Director at the Miller Center.  You can follow her on Twitter @BarbaraPerryUVA. Last year I saw the film Suffragette about the early 20th century battle for women’s suffrage in Britain.  At the end of the […]

16 for ’16: Bite-sized observations on a wild election

Re-posted from Sabato’s Crystal Ball Written by: Larry J. Sabato, Director, The Center for Politics, University of Virginia Kyle Kondik, Director of Communications, The Center for Politics, University of Virginia Geoffrey Skelley, Media Relations Coordinator, The Center for Politics, University of Virginia Now that we’ve had a week to digest the results of the 2016 […]

Exploration for Fossil Fuels in the Arctic: Is It Worth the Risks?

Written by Stephen Macko, Professor, UVA Dept. of Environmental Sciences Together with growing global population come heightened demands for increased energy resources. New technologies for novel energy acquisition and sustainable energy production are rapidly growing and fulfilling part of this need. However, despite increased capacity from those renewable energy resources as well as increased efficiency […]

The True Meaning of Christmas

by Reverend Mildred Best, UVA Health System Chaplaincy Services     What is the true meaning of Christmas? A question often asked by many.   From a Christocentric and biblical perspective,   the true meaning of Christmas is the Advent, the birth of the Christ Child. It is the beginning of the Christmas story “for God so […]