Emre Yenigun and AJ Torrence

[Recorded: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022] Emre (11th Grade) and AJ (11th Grade) have a short One Small Step conversation, discussing influential people, faith, and the importance of honesty in politics.

Jody Esselstyn and Michael Barnard

[Recorded Friday, December 10, 2021] Jody Esselstyn (50) and Michael Barnard (64) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Jody is a school nurse and mother of three living in suburban Charlottesville, and Michael is retired from a...

John Cole

[Recorded Friday, June 10, 2022] Alumnus John Cole (BS Arch '72) sits down for a solo One Small Step interview on the Lawn during Alumni Weekend. John remembers large events that took place during his time at the University, including...

Sam Heath and Julia Kwiatkowski

[Recorded Tuesday, May 17, 2022] Sam Heath (35) and Julia Kwiatkowski (27) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Sam Heath discusses his experience working towards criminal justice reform, while Julia discusses her time as a social worker...

Linda Carter + Jeff Carter

[Recorded Saturday, June 11, 2022] Linda Carter () and Jeff Carter (Col '92) sit down to record a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Linda shares the influence growing up in a conservative, Christian household has had on her...

Kaitlyn Parks and Conor Burns

[Recorded: September 23, 2022] Kaitlyn (31) and Conor (19) record a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Kaitlyn is a post-graduate student at the University of Virginia and shares a passion for universal healthcare, equitable access and ownership of...

Megan Kosefeski and Gregory Mckinney

[Recorded Tuesday, April 12, 2022] Megan Kosefeski(20)and Gregory Mckinney(62) recorded a conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Parsing through the One Small Step Questions, Megan and Gregory agreed and disagreed on the state of our politicized world, abortion legislation, and the role...

Emily LeGree and Dennis Yutchishen

[Recorded: September 23, 2022] Emily (20) and Dennis (76) record a One Small Step Conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Emily is a second-year student at the University of Virginia and shares a passion for issues of food insecurity and homelessness. Dennis...

Laurie Howard-Felton + Tom Felton

[Recorded Saturday, June 11, 2022] Laurie Howard Felton Col '92 and Tom Felton Col '92 reflect on political events during their time at UVA, progressive ideological leanings, and political party transitions they've observed over the course of the past several...

Holly Hatcher + Joe Gieck

[Recorded Thursday, June 9, 2022] Close friends Holly Hatcher (47) and Joe Gieck (83) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Joe, having been raised in a salt of the earth community in Oklahoma, reflects on the value...

Stacy Bolling and Susan Wenger

[Recorded: Tuesday, March 15, 2022] Stacy Bolling (44) and Susan Wenger (83) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Susan shares her experiences growing up in the mid-20th century, including the Civil Rights era and the Vietnam War....

Aziza Longi and Dave Norford

[Recorded Friday, April 8, 2022] Aziza (23) and Dave (62) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Aziza is a graduate student at UVA studying urban planning, and Dave is a farmer from Albemarle County. The two bond...

Lynne DeCora and Brian Rush

[Recorded Thursday, November 4, 2021] Lynne (25–34) and Brian (65–74) recorded a One Small Step conversation together in Charlottesville, Virginia. They discussed growing up in military families, international travel, American foreign policy, and climate change.

Christina Ball and Jane D.

[Recorded: Friday, November 5th, 2021] Christina and Jane, two women living in Charlottesville, have a One Small Step conversation. They talk about their personal political journeys, and how recent years have shifted their views. Other themes include education, racial justice,...

Rich Ross and Brook Wilensky-Lanford

[Recorded Thursday, November 11, 2021] Rich (33) and Brook (44) recorded a One Small Step conversation together in Charlottesville, Virginia. They discussed democratic participation, voting, gerrymandering, the US economy, and the differences between political parties at the national and local...

Carolyn Carbaugh and Tom Magri

[Recorded: Tuesday, September 20th, 2022] Carloyn (21) and Tom (63) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Carolyn is a Fourth Year undergraduate student studying anthropology at the University of Virginia and Tom is currently the Director of...

Jered Cooper and Reese Barrett

[Recorded: September 29, 2022] Jered (20) and Reese (18) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Jered is an undergraduate student at the University of Virginia. He loves to delve into fiscal policy and foreign affairs topics, an...

Diana Moreno and Marquis Rice

[Recorded October 7th, 2021] Diana Moreno and Marquis Rice, both undergraduate students at the University of Virginia, have a One Small Step conversation. They discuss their family backgrounds, Marquis's military service, being a first generation college student, and how their...

Grace Cangialosi and Susan Oliveri

[Recorded Tuesday, February 1, 2022] Grace (78) and Susan (75) recorded a One Small Step conversation together in Charlottesville, Virginia. They discussed activism, military families, and the influence of their religious and spiritual beliefs on their politics.

Lee Harper and Norma Dobbins

[Recorded Wednesday, April 27, 2022] Lee Harper (59) and Norma Dobbins (67) recorded a conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. They talked about their political narratives, families, and reflected on the influential people in their life. They touch on categorization, ignorance, motherhood,...

Tim Towslee and Allison Swingle

[Recorded January 31, 2021] Tim Towslee, 44, and Allison Swingle, 31, participate in a One Small Step conversation via Zoom. They talk about their work in outdoor education, the impact of having a parent pass away, how their political views...

Spencer Haydary and Ethan Dahlby

[Recorded: Thursday, April 7th, 2022] Spencer (26) and Ethan (21) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Spencer is a UVA Law student and Ethan is a 3rd year computer science student at UVA. They are both active...

Rollie Zumbrunn and Don Gathers

[Recorded: Tuesday, August 23, 2022] Rollie (45) and Don (63) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Rollie works for Facilities Management at the University of Virginia, and Don is a deacon who served as the chair of...

Rich Ross and Brook Wilensky-Lanford

[Recorded Thursday, November 11, 2021] Rich and Brook recorded a One Small Step conversation together in Charlottesville, Virginia. They discussed electoral politics, economic values, political corruption, and memories of political participation.