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The cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants rules the roost as the most popular television show for children between the ages of 2 and 12. But the program’s undersea mayhem may come at
Much has changed since 1836, when America needed engineers to build machinery for factories, bridges for roads and locks for canals, and the U.Va. Board of Visitors created a
President Teresa Sullivan with John Simon, provost; Michael Strine, COO; and Milton Adams, vice provost
President Teresa Sullivan recently outlined a number of goals for the University, one of
Suzanne Maben, gray-green waders hugging her legs, forges into the middle of Paine Run and, like a nurse monitoring
Frogs are disappearing and Kerry Kriger (Engr ‘96) says their extinctions are a bellwether for the survival of other species and ecosystems. In 2008, he founded the nonprofit, Save the
When architect Olle Lundberg (Arch ‘79) bought 16 acres overlooking the virgin forests of the Gualala River canyon in California, the first thing he and his wife, Mary, did was
Want to know what prescription and generic drugs are in your local wastewater? Now Virginia residents can check using a new website created by U.Va. engineering professors Lisa
Ticks are icky. They spread Lyme disease. And now it appears they might interfere with your ability to enjoy a hamburger. A team headed by Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills, U
Ever wonder how the food we eat gets to the supermarket?
Professor David Hill explains the sense of taste
Mapping a Pathogen
Researchers at U.Va. have determined the structure of the protein package, or capsid, that delivers the genetic material of HIV to human cells. “This paper
Image Courtesy of NASA Space Science Institute
It’s much too thin for us to breathe, but there is an atmosphere on Saturn’s icy moon Rhea. For the
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
Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to U.Va. But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.
A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.
Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.
The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program matches students who are interested in a certain profession with graduates who are established in that field.
Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.
Through its various university and community programs, the Fralin Museum of Art curates a spirit of collaboration.
Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.