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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

See how it works: A newly-discovered chemical compound that emits light.

The National Marriage Project offers five tips for marital bliss

The National Marriage Project offers five tips for marital bliss

Want to strengthen your marriage? You might need to focus not only on your relationship, but also your finances. After all, money problems are the leading indicator of impending

R&D Briefs

Phoning It In

An application that allows smart phone users to send CT scan images remotely has proved useful in helping radiologists make preliminary diagnoses in medical cases.

What, Me Worry?

What, Me Worry?

As they age, adults can look forward to one less thing to worry about—anxiety.

A U.Va. study determined that older adults are less anxious in

Rekindling Desire

Rekindling Desire

A new drug shows promise for women who lack sexual desire.

Young Boy with an “Old Person” Disease

Young Boy with an “Old Person” Disease

When people think about arthritis, they often think of it as an old person’s disease—certainly not something that affects children. Unfortunately, that is a misconception;

In National News: AIDS activist Tyler S. Spencer (Col ’07) among new Rhodes scholars

Supersized Ring

Supersized Ring

Astronomers recently found the largest planetary ring in the solar system swirling around Saturn.

Feeling Wobbly?

Feeling Wobbly?

Like a chain, the body is only as strong as its weakest link.

Burning Question

Our ancestors may have begun warming the planet 8,000 years ago.

Floating ideas

Floating ideas

The Learning Barge has gone from concept to classroom.

Letters to the Editor

Addiction Research

I found the article “Targeting Addiction” (Fall 2009) very intriguing. I especially was curious if Dr. Bankole Johnson’s research (or even topiramate itself) is applicable to other

Learning Barge Christened in Portsmouth

R&D in Brief

Less stress for medical students, tests for toddlers and the power of popularity among teens.

Jack Needs Jill to Get Up the Hill

Jack Needs Jill to Get Up the Hill

Hills seem less steep if you have a friend by your side.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

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

  • Alumni Tell You How To:

    Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.

  • 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.

  • 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 Tactile Library

  • The Future is Now

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

  • Faculty Update

    Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.