I don’t know of any other way to say it: statues that honor slaveowners should not be on University of Virginia property.
Thomas Jefferson’s statue should be taken down and if someone wants to put it on their private property, that would be fine.
Put a statue of Edgar Allen Poe there. Or one of Ralph Sampson.…more >
PEACE PLAN FOR THE MIDDLE EAST
by Frank Forman
August 15, 2017
1. Christian Evangelicals have become more and more sentimentalized. Out is the stern Jehovah of the Old Testament; in is the kindly, helpful Jesus of the New. Out is sin and punishment; in is sin and forgiveness. Out is Bach; in is soft Christian rock. Out…more >
My name is Elizabeth and I am a member of the Photography Club at UVa. We have launched a new project called Beta Bridge Daily after a realization that with every layer of paint, a story is lost. It is such a cemented tradition at UVa, continuously appearing in the list of “Things To…more >
I am interested in finding out what students who participate in ROTC, on Club Teams and Intramural Sports feel about the treatment options available to them should they suffer an injury in the sprain or strain category. Also, if that injury requires surgery and recovery do you feel like the services available to you are…more >
Hey Everyone – My name is Scott (College ’08) and just wanted to share a project I’ve been working on called OnYou. We’ve developed a magnetic smartphone accessory that improves upon those armbands you see people use at the gym to hold their phone/music player.
Our Kickstarter is live now at http://bit.ly/onyouwares where you can learn…more >
I read with great consternation and sadness today that the University has agreed to cave to extremist groups and remove the Plaques commemorating those students and alumni who died serving Virginia during the Civil War. This is not only an affront to the light of truth that Mr. Jefferson spoke of…but also a sad statement…more >
An academic institution exists to impart and develop knowledge. It is run by those who have knowledge, and attended by those who seek it. It is funded by its historic investments and a bit by current tuition. Public academic institutions also receive state and local government funds. It is administered by folks who have some…more >
What has been the official response to the hate groups marching in Charlottesville? I understand that two of the march’s organizers are UVA graduates. I saw some statement from the rector on-line and a fairly pusillanimous statement from Sullivan. Is that all we get?
PEACE PLAN FOR THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF KOREA
by Frank Forman, BA (math) 1966, ABD and MA (economics) 1968, and Ph.D. George Mason 1985.
July 31, 2017
I am trying to locate / contact Lynn Henderson (maiden name) whom I last saw in 1961. If you know how I can reach her, please let me know or give her my email address. Thank you!