Final Exercises at the University of Virginia mark the end of many things for students: classes, exams and even friendships. One friendship that will not end is that between fourth-years Evan Behrle and Charles Tyson, both of whom received 2014 Rhodes Scholarships.
Professor Rita Felski’s efforts to introduce a different approach to studying the ties between works of literature and the social world recently earned the prominent literary scholar a professorship at a Danish university and a grant amounting to approximately $4.2 million.
The first strategy of Pillar 2 of the Cornerstone Plan declares that "The University will leverage current talent and new faculty hiring opportunities to focus research on those intellectual and social challenges where it can have the most impact. As part of this effort, the University will develop