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  1. Dec 2017
    1. In this enquiry they supposed that the governing considerations should be the healthiness of the site, the fertility of the neighbouring country, and it’s centrality to the white population of the whole state: for

      I am not surprised that the university was founded at its location because of its proximity to the majority white population. It hasn't really changed that much now because the white population is still the majority now. UVA has to change that and try to diversify its students population even more. Computing ID: ioo2ud

    2. Medicine, when fully taught, is usually subdivided into several professorships, but this cannot well be without the accessory of an hospital, where the student can have the benefit of attending clinical lectures & of assisting at operations of surgery.

      I appreciate the honesty UVA had with the fact that they were incapable at the moment to successfully prepare future doctors. Although they did not have the resources to do so at that moment, they put it in their future plans. It is amazing to see the progress that has been made from then till now. Computing ID : ioo2ud

  2. Oct 2017
    1. It was the degree of centrality to the white population

      This part of the sentence really upset me but did not surprise me. Schools were not initially created to cater to anyone but white people. If you were not white, you were not considered valuable enough to receive an education. It is very unfortunate that our university was founded with this mindset but we can not let that be our story now.

    2. Rockfish Gap Report

      Why is it named the Rockfish Gap Report, titling it this makes you think of something else.

  3. Sep 2017