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Boreal forest in Siberia
Until recently, the northern part of the Great Russian forest—which is the size of the continental U.S.—was populated with larch trees, while
A quarter of Virginia households don’t have enough money to cover basic needs. A report from the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
James Galloway and Allison Leach
If you want to better gauge how your lifestyle affects the environment, there is now a “nitrogen footprint” to set alongside your carbon footprint.<
Image by NASA
For nearly 18 months, University officials have been responding to requests for information from individuals and groups in a climate-change controversy that has found its way to
High school teacher Katey Shirey (Col '04, Grad '07) travels to Antarctica to study the fabric of the universe.
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
John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.
Doctors and nurses from the Health System weigh in about exciting new developments and big misconceptions.
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
As part of national Campus Sustainability Day in October, University employees and students electronically “signed” an online pledge that reads, “I pledge to consider the social, economic and environmental
As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?
U.Va. research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.
Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that U.Va. can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.
More than 25 years after publishing Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know, E.D. Hirsch is seeing the teaching philosophies he's championed for becoming a basis for curriculum changes across America.
U.Va. English professor Andrew Stauffer is on a national mission to encourage readers to take a closer look at what's scribbled in the margins of books.
Nearly 55 years later after U.Va. got its first computer, a new computing cluster will provide a significant boost to data-intensive research at the University.
In October, U.Va. hosted a national symposium that brought together experts from various schools to discuss issues related to the history of slavery at institutions of higher education.
As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O'Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.