In the summer of 1950, Wythe County had the highest incidence of Polio cases per capita of any city or county in the country. To this day, no one is sure exactly why.
Sammy was just a month old when he started experiencing symptoms of heart failure. Hear about the doctor who performed the groundbreaking surgery that saved the boy’s life, and the resource he created to help doctors avoid burnout.
In this webinar, recorded August 11, 2020, co-author Dr. Leigh-Ann Webb and illustrator Ashleigh Webb discuss We’re Going to Be O.K., their picture book about staying healthy during COVID-19 as …
Despite fears of a virus resurgence, Virginia Tech and William & Mary both announced they will re-open in the Fall. What’s their plan for keeping students safe? And will higher education be forever changed?
An 1855 yellow fever outbreak in Virginia eerily mirrors the present-day quarantine. And Marie Antoinette often secluded herself with a secret trove of banned books.
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.
We were thrilled to hear that the book Lulu Miller worked on while a residential fellow with us is launching on Tuesday April 14th. Since we’re all quarantined at home, …
To some, poetry and medicine seem like opposites. But both science and poetry use language to understand deeper truths about the human condition.
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.
Humanities’ Power to Heal is a film and writing project capturing the transformational and healing power of writing for women diagnosed with cancer.