Department: research and discovery

What Makes Snakes Scary?

What Makes Snakes Scary?

Fear seems innate

A study by University psychologists suggests that fear of certain animals may be innate in humans.

Summer 2008

Hacked

Hacked

Student uncovers far-reaching security threat

A doctoral student in computer engineering finds security flaws in an RFID chip commonly used in subway passes.

Summer 2008

Taking the Temperature

Taking the Temperature

Global warming has researchers at UVA worried—and working—on numerous fronts

Summer 2007

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

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Highlights

Antiwar Stories

Antiwar Stories

May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever, through the eyes of those who were there.

A Day in the (Busy) Life

A Day in the (Busy) Life

Second-year basketball player Jocelyn Willoughby takes readers through a typical day full of school and sports.

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

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

Tom the Builder

Tom the Builder

Thomas Jefferson was a visionary leader--and a meticulous construction manager.