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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?
Civilizations rise and fall. Why do they disintegrate? Is it better to live a "civilized" life?
Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.
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.
Since launching Reddit.com with his dorm mate Steve Huffman (Engr ’05), Alexis Ohanian (Com ’05) has emerged as the face and voice against government restrictions on the Internet.
Go behind the scenes at Scott Stadium for a look at the inner workings of a Cavaliers football game.
A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.
A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.
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.
U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.