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In the Red

In the Red

Making ends meet

A quarter of Virginia households don’t have enough money to cover basic needs. A report from the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service

Step on the Gas

Step on the Gas

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.<

Clearing the Air

Clearing the Air

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

At the Ends of the Earth

At the Ends of the Earth

High school teacher Katey Shirey (Col '04, Grad '07) travels to Antarctica to study the fabric of the universe.

We Are Stardust

We Are Stardust

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.

R&D Briefs

Galactic Insight

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

Smoke Alarm

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

Physical Science

John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Awards Faculty Prize to Louis A. Bloomfield

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Awards Faculty Prize to Louis A. Bloomfield

Health Tips, Myths and What’s New

Health Tips, Myths and What’s New

Doctors and nurses from the Health System weigh in about exciting new developments and big misconceptions.

U.Va. among leaders in statewide science education effort

Bird Food Redux

Bird Food Redux

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

Taking the Pledge

Taking the Pledge

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

Sorting Through Garbage

Sorting Through Garbage

As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?

U.Va. study says hand sanitizers not effective in preventing flu, colds

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bee Hopeful

    U.Va. prof. T'ai Roulston and his research team recently spotted a bumblebee that hadn't been seen in the Eastern U.S. for five years.

  • Better, Stronger, Faster

    U.Va.’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.

  • The Roar of the Lioness

    Professor Farzaneh Milani shares her thoughts on the work of Iranian poet Simin Behbahani and the power of poetry.

  • Admiral of the Antarctic

    Before embarking on a naval career that would send him to the North and South poles, Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd spent a year studying at U.Va.

  • Paying Up for Pancakes

    Students cooked up 10,000 pancakes at this year's annual Pancakes for Parkinson's breakfast.

  • Smart Money

    Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.

  • Remembering Hannah Graham

    Students all over the state of Virginia gathered to show their support for Graham and her family.

  • We Come from Old Virginia

    Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.

  • Before Batman

    Ben McKenzie (Col '01) stars as a young Commissioner Gordon in FOX's new television series Gotham.