Haiti: The People, Politics and Plans for the Future4/1/11 - Our shocked world watched Haiti collapse as a result of an earthquake in January 2010. Join Robert Fatton, a native of Haiti and professor and associate dean in the department of politics, as
he explores Haitiís history right up to the devastating earthquake.
Major Issues in America's Health6/5/10 - As part of Reunions Weekend 2010, major experts in health care presented important issues. The panel included Francis Collins (Col '70), William Corr (Col '70), Steve DeKosky, and Marge Sidebottom.
The University: Past, Present and Future6/5/10 - Moderated by Larry Sabato, this panel featured University luminaries including John Casteen III (Col '65), Leonard Sandridge (Grad '74), Tim Garson and Robert Sweeney.
Whatever Happened to Thrift? Why Americans Don't Save and What to Do About It11/14/09 - It is no secret that Americans save very little, but why? What can be done about it? Wilcox, a professor at U.Va.'s Darden School of Business, will describe how the "savings crisis" adversely influences personal lifestyles over the long term, and how it can undermine our national wealth and standard of living. Wilcox will highlight practical strategies to spend less and save more, and he will explain how reinventing thrift can make America a more prosperous nation.
A Generation Looks Back at Brown in New Book2/27/09 - A new book edited by a pair of Law School professors explores the profound impact the Brown v. Board of Education decision had on the generation that grew up during the struggle against segregation.
No One Factor Can Cause, Cure Economic Crisis, Experts Explain2/26/09 - The current economic crisis is not without precedent, but the notion that deregulation was the sole cause doesn
Abraham Lincoln and William Shakespeare2/23/09 - WILLIAM LEE MILLER is Scholar in Ethics and Institutions at the Miller Center. From 1992 until his 1999 retirement, he was Thomas C. Sorensen Professor of Political and Social Thought and Director of the Program in Political and Social Thought at U.Va. A speechwriter for Adlai Stevenson's 1956 presidential campaign and a contributing editor and writer for The Reporter magazine, he was the founding director of the Poynter Center on American Institutions at Indiana University. He is the author of eight books, including Lincoln's Virtues: An Ethical Biography (Knopf, 2002).
Infrastructure2/21/09 - America's infrastructure is in grave disrepair. Analysts have determined that one-third of the nation's roads are in poor or mediocre condition, and the Federal Highway Administration recently estimated that one out of every four bridges is either structurally deficient or functionally obsolete. Every infrastructure sector, from rail, air and seaways, to water supply, sewage and irrigation, to energy pipelines and the electric grid, are in need of significant capital. The Miller Center of Public Affairs hosted a panel to discuss infrastructure on February 21, 2009.
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