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A raindrop is never just a raindrop. Its value changes from friend to enemy, moneymaker to toxin.
The Mother of Invention
Celebrating its 175th anniversary, the Engineering School has established a legacy of research that’s helped change the world for the better. The school
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
After studying at perhaps the most architecturally famous school in America, a number of U.Va. graduates have gone on to work at presidential places and end up preserving more than just buildings.
Architecture alumnus Michael Perry draws inspiration from birds to design new homes—that attach to the sides of other buildings.
The Rotunda renovation moved one step closer to completion as workers spent part of the summer tackling the next challenge: painting the roof.
The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.
The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index measures the long-term success of college graduates along three axes—and shows that U.Va. alumni come out ahead of their peers on each.
Kristin J. Behfar offers three helpful tips for how teams can communicate more effectively and function more smoothly.
Alumna Fri Forjindam imagines the fantastic, then brings it to life at amusement parks.
Former U.Va. women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.