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Catherine Zucker (Col '15) conducts research that is helping to reveal the Milky Way’s “skeleton.”
If you’ve ever been to a Washington Capitals hockey game, you’ve probably seen physics professor Lou Bloomfield on the Jumbotron explaining the physics of hockey.
Environmental sciences grad student Adrianna Foster spends her summer break at NASA.
From gangster films to cell biology to teaching technology, take a crash course in some of the material taught during Summer Session.
From superfast rocket engines to a book on common sense, here's a look at some U.Va. research that could change the world.
Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.
Astronomy professor Michael Strutskie talks about a pretty powerful telescope.
Scientists think they have finally discovered the elusive Higgs boson, which may be the biggest breakthrough since the theory of relativity.
U.Va. physics professor Brad Cox and a team of international scientists may be closing in on what many believe to be the origin of mass: a
High school teacher Katey Shirey (Col '04, Grad '07) travels to Antarctica to study the fabric of the universe.
John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.
A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.
Through its various university and community programs, the Fralin Museum of Art curates a spirit of collaboration.
Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.
Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.
Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.
The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program matches students who are interested in a certain profession with graduates who are established in that field.
Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to U.Va. But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.