A new center for Civil War history will build on UVA’s distinction as a widely recognized leader in the research and teaching of 19th-century American history, aiming to serve as the preeminent academic center for scholars, archivists and students studying that era.
Picture 5,000 high school students. That’s about how many Susan Barnes has taught in her 25-year career. Now, imagine that you’re Barnes—and you’re looking for a new way to engage the next 30 students who are about to walk into your humanities class.
LBJ was president. The Vietnam War was raging. Miniskirts were everywhere, and “The Ballad of the Green Berets” was blaring from radios. Despite all that’s changed since 1966, when Joel Gardner arrived at UVA, a few things remain the same.
He built new facilities, expanded enrollment, energized the faculty with new additions, strengthened engineering students’ business acumen and dramatically increased research revenue.
After graduating in 2014, Margaret Bickley joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s post-surgical unit as a registered nurse.
For Maria Gutierrez Norin, living on the Lawn in her fourth year was no small part of her UVA experience. In fact, Norin (Col ’90) describes her time spent in 38 East Lawn as the “culmination of the four years that made me who I am.”