Apply now to be a 22nd Century Scholar intern

Apply now to be a 22nd Century Scholar intern The five-week long program will be open to currently enrolled UVA undergraduate students (rising Second, Third and Fourth-Year students) who are interested in working in the public sector. The University program will consist of 50 students, each assigned to one of...

UVA Center for Politics Hosts Mongolia Delegation

UVA Center for Politics Hosts Mongolia Delegation (CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) – From Thursday, May 20 through Tuesday, May 25, the University of Virginia Center for Politics is hosting the Leaders Advancing Democracy – Mongolia (LEAD Mongolia) fellowship featuring 30 high-achieving young professionals from across Mongolia. The program is operated by the...

Center for Politics to Host “Dangerous Discourse” at Virtual Public Event

Center for Politics to Host “Dangerous Discourse” at Virtual Public Event (CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) – On Thursday, March 11, the University of Virginia Center for Politics will host a virtual event entitled Dangerous Discourse: Afghanistan, Belarus, Gaza, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. The panel will feature four speakers who were participants or...

UVA Center for Politics Launches National Civility Project

UVA Center for Politics Launches National Civility Project (CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – Responding to President Biden’s request to end the uncivil war in America, the UVA Center for Politics is launching a year-long national Civility Project in an effort to help lower the temperature of public discourse in the United States;...

Center for Politics to Host New Zealand’s Ambassador at Virtual Public Event

Center for Politics to Host New Zealand’s Ambassador at Virtual Public Event (CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – On Wednesday, Oct. 28, the University of Virginia Center for Politics will host a virtual Ambassador Series event with Her Excellency Rosemary Banks, Ambassador of New Zealand to the United States.Banks will speak about the...

With Consecutive Panels, Center for Politics Puts Focus on Global Democracy

With Consecutive Panels, Center for Politics Puts Focus on Global Democracy (CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – On Sept. 9 -- a day after the UVA Center for Politics and Virginia Public Media (VPM) begins airing their Dismantling Democracy documentary series in Central Virginia -- the Center will host two panels. During the...

“Dismantling Democracy” Series Airs on VPM

“Dismantling Democracy” Series Airs on VPM Documentary is Latest Collaboration Between UVA Center for Politics and VPM (CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – At a time when democratic institutions across the globe are facing unprecedented challenges and amidst racial conflicts, hyperpartisanship, and the public’s loss of faith in government institutions, VPM, Virginia’s home...

22nd Century Scholars

UVA Center for Politics Announces 22nd Century ScholarsLaunches New $3 million Internship Endowment as Funding Source for FutureCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va – The University of Virginia Center for Politics in partnership with UVA’s Miller Center, Weldon Cooper Center/Sorensen Institute, and Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy have selected 56 students...

Center for Politics Panel Analyzes the “Veepstakes”

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A University of Virginia Center for Politics panel of experts will analyze the “Veepstakes” from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 21.Panelists will assess presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s options for vice president, whether President Donald Trump might consider replacing Vice President Mike Pence, and the...

Warner, Sabato, and “Thomas Jefferson” Celebrate UVA Graduates Saturday Morning

Students, family, and friends invited to attend virtual pre-graduation celebrationCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia Center for Politics in partnership with the UVA Parents Fund Committee will present a live, online pre-graduation salute this Saturday, May 16, beginning from 11:30 a.m. to noon.Hosted by UVA Center for Politics Director Larry J....

Center for Politics postpones upcoming public events

Dear Friends and Supporters of the UVA Center for Politics,In an effort to assist our community in combating the spread of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, the UVA Center for Politics is postponing all public events through early April. The status of events scheduled for later in April and...

Center for Politics Panel Dissects 2020 Election on Eve of Super Tuesday

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – On the eve of Super Tuesday, the biggest day of the presidential nominating season, the University of Virginia Center for Politics is bringing together a panel of experts to analyze the 2020 election.“Pre-game: Super Tuesday” will be moderated by Heather Caygle, a congressional reporter for Politico, and...

Scholars Assess Challenges for International Democracy at Center for Politics Forum

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – At a time when democratic institutions across the globe are facing unprecedented challenges, top scholars will gather on Thursday, Feb. 6 to reflect on the current state of democratic governance and assess its prospects.The Democracies in Crisis discussion, sponsored by the University of Virginia Center for Politics...

Ipsos, Center for Politics Unveil 2020 Political Atlas

New Tool Pairs Advanced Polling Models and Crystal Ball Ratings with Social Media, Fundraising, Ad Spending, and Media Analysis (CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) -- Ipsos, the global research firm, in conjunction with the University of Virginia Center for Politics, has unveiled its Political Atlas for the 2020 presidential election. With just weeks...

UVA Center for Politics Awarded
Youth Ambassadors Exchanges

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) – The University of Virginia Center for Politics was recently awarded the opportunity to host two youth exchanges that will include participants from Argentina and Chile as well as from nations across the Caribbean region.Each exchange is associated with the Youth Ambassadors Program, which is funded by the...

UVA Center for Politics to Host Mozambique’s Ambassador at Public Event

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) – On Friday, Nov. 1, the University of Virginia Center for Politics will host a public event with His Excellency Carlos dos Santos, Ambassador of Mozambique to the United States.Dos Santos will speak about the relationship between Mozambique/Southern Africa and the United States, the response and recovery from...