Emily Angelotti and Emma Strickland are two second-year students bringing #MeToo to Grounds
February 09, 2018
If you’re on any sort of social media, you’ve likely seen the hashtag #MeToo posted by someone you know. The number of people who have posted, tagged, and tweeted the phrase has been staggering, and with this comes the shocking realization that so many people face harassment and assault. Because we live in a culture where sexual assault is not often treated seriously, and people who come forward with sexual assault accusations aren’t trusted, it’s no wonder that most people ...
April 21, 2015
In the United States today, women make up an estimated 47 percent of the workforce. In the science and engineering field, however, women are far less represented than men. According to the National Girls Collaborative Project, women hold only 25 percent of occupations in computer and mathematical sciences, and only 13 percent of occupations in engineering.
With such an underrepresentation of women in these fields, Iris Magazine and...
October 30, 2013
For this month’s Faculty Spotlight, an Iris initiative aimed at acknowledging distinguished female faculty and staff of the University, Iris magazine wishes to recognize Ann B. Loper, Professor of Clinical Psychology within the Curry School of Education’s PhD program.
May 01, 2013
When life hangs in a balance we rely on a select group of nurses who commit their lives in increasing our odds of survival. The training involved to join these corps of miracle workers is not for the faint of heart and the education they receive has to prepare them for this increasingly complex field of study. When the University of Virginia was looking for a new dean to head their School of Nursing, they...
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