In modern societies, children must master a wide array of different types of symbol systems. U.Va Psychology Professor Judy DeLoache describe the early path to becoming “symbol-minded” in the first few years of life. This event is part of the Engaging the Mind lecture series.
University of Toronto Chemistry Professor John Polanyi won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1986 for his contributions to the dynamics of elementary chemical processes. Polanyi spoke at the U.Va Rotunda on April 19th, 2007, as part of U.Va’s Nobel Laureate Science Lecture Series, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies.
Alice Greenwald is the director of the World Trade Center Memorial Museum, currently in the planning stages. Greenwald shares how lessons learned at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum help guide the way as the new World Trade Center memorial is created.
The University of Virginia held a candlelight vigil in honor of those killed and injured on April 16, 2007, at Virginia Tech. U.Va. President John T. Casteen III delivered the principal remarks.
On the eve of University of Virginia’s Founder’s Day, University President John Casteen III and Frank Batten Sr. announced today that Batten is giving $100 million to create the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. The primary goal of the school will be to supply the nation with visionary leaders who can drive the policy innovation process, energize organizations, build inclusive coalitions and translate good ideas into action.
The Center for Politics and University of Virginia Professor Larry J. Sabato welcome former Virginia Governor Mark Warner to Sabato’s 350-student Introduction to American Politics lecture class in Wilson Hall Auditorium, on the grounds of the University of Virginia. This event is hosted and sponsored by the Center for Politics.
A look from mid-term revealed that the Supreme Court docket was full of key environmental and business cases, U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement observed at a Federalist Society talk in Caplin Pavilion. Clement is the nationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 43rd solicitor general.
The Center for Politics and University of Virginia Professor Larry J. Sabato are pleased to welcome Senator Jim Webb to Sabato’s 350-student Introduction to American Politics lecture class in Wilson Hall Auditorium, on the grounds of the University of Virginia. This event is hosted and sponsored by the Center for Politics.
Kathie Olsen is deputy director and chief operating officer of the National Science Foundation and former deputy director for science of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Previously she was chief scientist at NASA.
Senator John Warner, presented by the Center for Politics, talks to Larry Sabato’s Politics 101 class about American politics, America today, and America tomorrow.
Gov. Timothy Kaine addressed a news conference at the University of Virginia School of Nursing during which he announced funding and initiatives to address the low number of practicing nurses in Virginia and the shortage of nursing faculty.
Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D., of The George Washington University School of Medicine, discusses “big doctoring,” coordinated, comprehensive care over time, which seems to be disappearing from health care in the U.S. If primary care as a specialty and a systematized type of practice is endangered, what else might be at risk?.