This Scholarship provides support to an exceptional individual for a period of one year for the purpose of undertaking research either a) as a rising senior or graduate student at the University of Virginia, University of Virginia's Wise campus or any of UVA's regional centers or b) as a Fellow of the Cooper Center.

4 years 1 month ago

Today’s poor children are likely to have lower educational attainment, lower projected lifetimes earnings, and generally poorer health outcomes as adults. This report provides a fresh perspective on childhood poverty and family structure in the Commonwealth.

4 years 4 months ago
For decades, growing numbers of scholarly studies have criticized mass media coverage of election campaigns as generally unhelpful to voters.
4 years 5 months ago
Millennials, one of six living generations today, are the largest generational cohort in American history. Typically characterized as those born between 1980 and 1997, millennials reached an important milestone by the end of 2015: for the first time, all 80 million were of voting age. By every measure they stand to have an enormous impact on the nation.
4 years 7 months ago

This report explains why formal techniques may be insufficient for understanding poverty in Virginia college towns and offers an alternative method for measuring the level of need among the non-student population in these localities.

4 years 11 months ago
Hampton Roads, where sea level rise and recurrent flooding increasingly threaten to disrupt economic vitality and daily activities, is planning actions to adapt to these threats, according to this article by Joshua G. Behr, Rafael Diaz and Molly Mitchell, experts on tidal and other flooding issues.
5 years ago

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