Democratic Government Can Be Lost if Not Understood: The Case for Bolstering Civic Education in the Old Dominion

When tolerance and respect for others are forgotten, Americans are at risk of losing the civic virtues that undergird their very rights, a longtime political observer warns in the current issue of the Virginia News Letter, published online by the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

The Economic Impact of the University of Virginia: How a Major Research University Affects the Local and State

The University of Virginia, by providing world-class educational opportunities to citizens of the state, has played an important role in the lives of Virginians since its founding in 1819.  The University enhances economic opportunity and provides a steady stream of citizens prepared to assume positions of leadership in business and in public service.  In carrying out its core missions of education, research, and service, U.Va.