Babies at the Border: Revisiting the Role of Nurses on Ellis Island

Nursing has historic ties to U.S. immigration policy, and Arlene W. Keeling provides commentary on how nurses should still play a critical role at our southern border. Ms. Keeling, PhD, RN, FAAN is the Centennial Distinguished Professor Emerita in the School of Nursing and former director of the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical […]

Ten Russian Novels You Need To Read To Be a Better Human

Book recommendations have been popular with our Lifetime Learning Thoughts From the Lawn followers, and this reprint of Andy Kaufman‘s newsletter article gives more titles to add to your reading list. Mr. Kaufman is a lecturer in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at […]

Temple On My Knees

As Valentine’s Day comes to a close, Lifetime Learning shares a final poem, “Temple On My Knees,” by Lisa Russ Spaar, Professor and Director of Creative Writing and Director, Area Program in Poetry Writing in the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia. Ms. Spaar is the author of […]

Half-Past February Sharp

Lifetime Learning shares more Valentine’s poetry with “Half-Past February Sharp” by Stephen Cushman, Robert C. Taylor Professor of English in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia. Mr. Cushman was a Cavaliers’ Distinguished Teaching Professor, 2014-2016 and a recipient of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia […]

Heart to Heart

For Valentine’s Day, Lifetime Learning shares “Heart to Heart,” a poem by Rita Dove. Ms. Dove is the 1993-95 U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-06 Virginia Poet Laureate, 1987 Pulitzer Prize winner, and University of Virginia Commonwealth Professor in the Creative Writing Program in the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Please share your reflections […]

Yes, Virginia, This Is Chaos

Reposted with permission from the February 5, 2019 edition of Sabato’s Crystal Ball. http://www.centerforpolitics.org/crystalball   YES, VIRGINIA, THIS IS CHAOS By Larry J. Sabato and Kyle Kondik Sabato’s Crystal Ball Editor’s Note: This is a special edition of the Crystal Ball. Given the fast-moving developments in our home state over the last several days, we […]

International Privacy Day Provides an Opportunity to Secure Your Data (Part II)

Want to protect your data? Three University of Virginia experts tell us how in Part II of an article for International Privacy Day. Kelly Downey is Information Security Education & Awareness Senior Analyst in the Office of Information Security; Angela Orebaugh is Assistant Professor and Director of Cybersecurity and IT Programs in the School of […]

International Privacy Day Provides an Opportunity to Secure Your Data (Part I)

Want to protect your data? Three University of Virginia experts tell us how in Part I of an article for International Privacy Day. Kelly Downey is Information Security Education & Awareness Senior Analyst in the Office of Information Security; Angela Orebaugh is Assistant Professor and Director of Cybersecurity and IT Programs in the School of […]

My Students Today

Herbert “Tico” Braun, an associate professor in the Corcoran Department of History, teaches an Engagements course on the individual and society in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences’ New Curriculum at the University of Virginia. In Fall 2019 he will serve as the director of Valencia First, UVA’s new study abroad immersion […]

New Year’s Career Resolutions

  Happy New Year! If your 2019 resolution includes finding a new job, sharpening your skills, or deepening your knowledge, read on! Amanda Panarese, Director of Alumni Career Services, The University of Virginia Alumni Association, gives valuable resources for career and personal growth.   Ah, January. A new year, a fresh start, and a time […]