Department: research and discovery

Crime-Fighters

Crime-Fighters

E-School’s Web tool helps police catch crooks

Spring 2007

Learning Curve

Learning Curve

Study indicates Montessori might provide the best start

Spring 2007

Almost All Air

Almost All Air

The remarkable properties of aerogels

UVA scientists led by Professor Pamela M. Norris research aerogels, solids that are 98 percent air.

Winter 2006

Naming Evil

Naming Evil

Professor Jennifer Geddes analyzes the use of the word "evil" in a forthcoming book.

Winter 2006

Snap Judgments

Snap Judgments

Psychological test reveals hidden bias

The Implicit Association Test, developed by a team including UVA psychology professor Brian Nosek, shows the influence of unconscious attitudes on behavior.

Winter 2006

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Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater

Staking a Position

Staking a Position

Professor Willis Jenkins (Grad ’06) takes a somewhat unorthodox approach in his "argument lab."