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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

The Wake of Watergate

Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.

Faculty Update

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


J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At U

Trouble in Kindergarten?

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

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.

News Briefs

Recent news from around Grounds.

New Graduate Programs to Launch This Fall

Graduate students will have two new degree programs to choose from this fall—an M.S. in Data Science and an M.A. in European Studies.

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

A Place for Kids

The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.

Darden Dean to Step Down

After nearly a decade as dean of the Darden School of Business, Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty.

What Your Smart Phone Photos Can’t Do

Art professor William Wylie talks about the work of his advanced photography students.

A Different Kind of Red Brick

An engineering student creates a Lego masterpiece using Jefferson's original plans.

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    Tour of some of the mysterious, historic—and empty—properties owned by the University.

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    President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.