If We Remake Middle School, What Would That Mean for Teens?

During the past year of the pandemic, educators everywhere have been forced to reconsider what and how students need to learn. Before COVID-19 changed our everyday lives, there was a growing movement supporting the idea that middle school is due for a major redesign. Nancy Deutsch, the Linda K. Bunker Professor of Education at the […]

The Project on Lived Theology: Walking the Walk

Theology matters in advancing a more just and compassionate world, suggests Charles Marsh and Kim Curtis of the Project on Lived Theology at the University of Virginia. Marsh is a professor in the Department of Religious Studies in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and director of the Project on Lived Theology. […]

The Nameless One

April is National Poetry Month, and Lifetime Learning is pleased to celebrate the talents of UVA faculty. Enjoy our April poetry series! Raisa Tolchinsky in an instructor and third-year Poe/Faulkner Fellow in poetry in the Creative Writing Program in the Department of English in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the […]

Corvidae Madrigal

April is National Poetry Month, and Lifetime Learning is pleased to celebrate the talents of UVA faculty. Enjoy our April poetry series! Lisa Russ Spaar is a professor and director of Creative Writing and director of the Area Program in Poetry Writing in the Department of English in the College and Graduate School of Arts […]

the forest fire of family trees

April is National Poetry Month, and Lifetime Learning is pleased to celebrate the talents of UVA faculty. Enjoy our April poetry series! Dr. Irène P. Mathieu is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia. She is the author of Grand Marronage (Switchback Books, 2019), orogeny (Trembling Pillow Press, 2017), and the galaxy […]

Last In Person One Year Ago

April is National Poetry Month, and Lifetime Learning is pleased to celebrate the talents of UVA faculty. Enjoy our April poetry series! Stephen Cushman is the Robert C. Taylor Professor of English in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia. His poetry collections include Hothead: A Poem, The […]

Chocolate

April is National Poetry Month, and Lifetime Learning is pleased to celebrate the talents of UVA faculty. Enjoy our April poetry series! Rita Dove is the Henry Hoyns Professor of Creative Writing in the Department of English in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia. She is a […]

Words Heal

April is National Poetry Month, and Lifetime Learning is pleased to celebrate the talents of UVA faculty. Enjoy our April poetry series! Dr. Daniel Becker is a professor emeritus of general medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia. His “un-retirement” has included support of COVID-19 management at UVA. Dr. Becker’s 2020 […]

Inland Sea

April is National Poetry Month, and Lifetime Learning is pleased to celebrate the talents of UVA faculty. Enjoy our April poetry series! Debra Nystrom is a professor in the Department of English‘s Creative Writing Program in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia. Her poetry collections include Night […]

It Is OK Not to Feel OK

“We make the situation worse when we punish ourselves for feeling sad or anxious or angry,” says Bethany Teachman of how we have managed our emotions during the past year. Teachman is a professor, the director of clinical training, and the director of the Program for Anxiety, Cognition, and Treatment (PACT) in the Department of […]