6 Works

Developing and Teaching a New Course on “Race Matters in Engineering and Technology

Rosalyn Berne
In response to the recent national outcry over racism in policing and other U.S. institutions, a new course on “Matters of Race in Engineering and Technology” was designed and taught by an engineering ethicist during the 2020-21 academic year, for undergraduate engineering students. This course explores sociotechnical systems underlying systemic racism, and considers the ethical culpability and moral responsibilities of the engineering profession and its professionals. This short presentation sums up the initial design and...

Assessment of Learning Modules Promoting Team Science Practices to the Translational Scientist

Bart Ragon, Belinda Hernandez, Wendy Novicoff, Morgan Given & Catherine Bradshaw
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) created a series of self-paced learning modules focused on the science of team science, which included a variety of text and multimedia content. A preliminary assessment was conducted to determine the perceived value of six video team science Learning Shorts and to identify areas for improvement. Significant content revisions were completed based on respondent feedback. In March 2022, a focus group was held to solicit feedback...

Media and the Night - Book of Abstracts

Jess Reia & Will Straw
Book of abstracts of the "Media and the Night" international conference (March 18-19, 2022). Livre de résumés du colloque international "Les médias et la nuit" (18-19 Mars, 2022).

Practices of Big Data and Data Science Researchers at the University of Virginia: An Ithaka S+R Local Report

Jennifer Huck & Jacalyn Huband
This poster includes select findings and the recommendations from an investigation of research practices of Big Data and Data Science Researchers at the University of Virginia (UVA). The study was conducted by a team of staff from the UVA Academic Library and UVA Research Computing (RC). Ithaka S+R, a not-for-profit research organization, oversaw this study, along with comparable studies at 20 other academic institutions. The goal of Ithaka S+R was to understand the resources and...

Andy Warhol Fdn., Inc. v. Lynn Goldsmith et al, Brief Of Amici Curiae Library Futures Institute, The Software Preservation Network, The Everylibrary Institute, The American Library Association, The Association Of College And Research Libraries, And The Association Of Research Libraries In Support Of Neither Party

Brandon Butler, Kyle Courtney & Juliya Ziskina
The Court’s decision in this case may bear directly on the interests of visual artists who rely on existing works as raw material for their own creations, but it could also affect far more. As the Court considers how to decide this case in light of its deep and recently reaffirmed commitment to a robust fair use doctrine, it should keep in mind the substantial progress enabled by its past decisions. In particular, it should...

1950s Redlining Map Predicts Race, Class, and Education Opportunity in Modern Charlottesville

Nora Dale
Census and city data proves that current class and racial divides in Charlottesville neighborhoods correlate to 1950s redlining maps. Specifically, data from the 2020 decennial Census, Charlottesville's open data portal, and a 1951 Charlottesville Health Department 'Appraisal of the Quality of Housing' were utilized in ArcGIS to show how historic racism is still impacting Charlottesville's Black and low income neighborhoods. The impact is shown to be most effective specifically in categories of physical mobility, social...

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