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The Robots Are Coming for Your Job

Big changes are coming with artificial intelligence. Darden School of Business professor Edward D. Hess tells us how to get ready.

Look Ma, No Batteries

By combining the capabilities of the Internet, an expanding wireless network and ever-shrinking electronic devices, the Internet of Things is connecting devices and people in ways that could change our lives.

Do the Robot

In her lab in U.Va.’s Olsson Hall, Amy LaViers, assistant professor in systems and information engineering, can make robots dance.

The Science of Data

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.

Better Living Through Architecture

The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.

The Tactile Library

In a small, windowless room in the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library, a new library collection is growing. The room’s shelves are lined with boxes

God Is in the Details

A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two U.Va. researchers.

Tracking Racial Bias in Children

A graduate student's research potentially identifies the nexus point for future biases seen in adults.

Stem Cell Breakthrough

The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.

Tales of Early America

Two U.Va. history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

U.Va. Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

The University recently started a Data Science Institute, and one area the institute hopes to tackle is the ethical and legal implications of mass data collection

R&D: The Brain

U.Va. researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

The Truth About Teenagers

What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.

World Changers

Professors Linda Columbus and Dr. William Petri receive the Outstanding Faculty Award.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Any Given Saturday

    Go behind the scenes at Scott Stadium for a look at the inner workings of a Cavaliers football game.

  • Better Living Through Architecture

    The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.

  • Southern Sensibility

    Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.

  • The Future is Now

    A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.

  • God Is in the Details

    A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

  • The Voice of His Generation

    Since launching Reddit.com with his dorm mate Steve Huffman (Engr ’05), Alexis Ohanian (Com ’05) has emerged as the face and voice against government restrictions on the Internet.

  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

    U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.

  • Is Winning Everything?

    Media studies professor Shilpa Davé looks at ideas of competition, from The Hunger Games and America's Got Talent to college admissions and spelling bees.

  • The Tactile Library