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Women at U.Va.
I enjoyed reading your article [“A History of Women at U.Va.,” Spring 2011], however I was disappointed that there was no mention of women in
Demographers at the Center for Public Service study America's changing population.
Astronomy professor Edward M. Murphy (Grad '93, '96) knows how the universe began. He also has a pretty good idea of how it will end.
The discovery of a supermassive black hole in a tiny galaxy has challenged some assumptions held by astronomers. Scientists have long thought black holes and galaxies formed
Smoking during pregnancy poses a host of risks to both mother and child. Less oxygen for the baby, more toxic chemicals in the bloodstream, potential lung damage—these and
Burger, fries and a soda—they’re the all-American fast-food combo. When packaged with enticing names—happy meals, value meals, old-fashioned combos—they present options that appeal to the
For one U.Va. researcher, clues about the health of the environment lie in examining the feathers and vomit of birds.
Charles Clarkson (Grad ’14), a doctoral candidate
The fight against flu has an arsenal of weapons—shots, pills, masks and more—but hand sanitizers have little punch in preventing the spread of the virus, researchers have
Smile, Milky Way
The universe can be viewed in a little sharper focus by one of the world’s most powerful telescopes, located in Arizona and partially owned by
Researchers appear to be getting a workout assessing the value of exercise. One study, led by U.Va. psychiatry professor Wendy Lynch, used laboratory rats to examine the relationship
As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?
Civilizations rise and fall. Why do they disintegrate? Is it better to live a "civilized" life?
How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.
U.Va. law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.
An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.
Recommended beach reads from U.Va.'s literati.
Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?
Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.
Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.
The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.
To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, U.Va. professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.
Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for U.Va.'s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.
One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.