Department: research and discovery

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

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

’Hoos in the NBA

’Hoos in the NBA

Get to know some of the UVA athletes who trained with Coach Tony Bennett and went on to play professional basketball.

Big Bands

Big Bands

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

Theatre of the Macabre

Theatre of the Macabre

Jefferson’s Anatomical Theatre gave way to grave robbers, the student Cadaver Society and, eventually, the wrecking ball.