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Leadership Focus More Critical Than Ever, Stam Says

UVA Today (by H. Brevy Cannon, photo: Ron Londen)

There’s a growing consensus that America has a leadership gap holding the nation back from living up to its potential.

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Professor Sophie Trawalter's Research Featured in Slate

Whites See Blacks as Superhuman (By Matthew Hutson)

Black athletes are often portrayed as gods—though not always saints. They’re gravity defying (Air Jordan), invincible (Iron Mike), supercharged (if Usain Bolt’s last name didn’t exist, we would have had to invent it), or all-around supernatural (Magic Johnson). These monikers help sell magazines and sneakers, but there may be a deeper bias at play. New research suggests that whites think of blacks in general as superhuman, or at least more so than whites.

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Professor Shimshack Gives Recommendations at FDA Meeting

Associate Professor Jay P. Shimshack spoke at the Federal Drug and Food Administration’s Risk Communication Advisory Committee meeting on Nov. 3, 2014, about risk communication for fish consumption by pregnant women, women who may become pregnant, and households with young and nursing children.

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