Gardening provides the fresh air, exercise, food, and distraction that many people need right now. And “immunity gardens” are emerging to add more to that list.
UVA doctors got to work immediately to create COVID-19 testing kits in a race against time. And another battle is being waged against the spread of misinformation on social media.
This series was made possible by a major grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor. For more information about the NEH and its programming, visit www.NEH.gov.Special …
These are trying times for musicians as large gatherings have been outlawed. Virginia Folklife has created TRAIN: Teachers of Remote Arts Instruction Network in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and …
To some, poetry and medicine seem like opposites. But both science and poetry use language to understand deeper truths about the human condition.
Not all Americans have been welcomed to enjoy the great outdoors. A discussion on the racist past of America’s national parks, plus the overlooked history of the Appalachian Trail.
Local news and investigative journalism are vital to our democracy. But are they in trouble? Guests weigh in on the future of the newspaper.
The singing of former Appalachian coal miner and preacher Frank Newsome exemplifies the oldest, English-language religious music passed down orally in America. And there’s a mountain range in Romania where coal mining communities share a lot in common with Appalachia.
From racial disparity and poverty to shyness, students face a lot of obstacles heading into college. But some professors are finding new ways to support them and forge a path to success.