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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
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.
Built in 1924 as a World War I memorial, Memorial Gym served as a multipurpose arena, hosting everything from wrestling matches to social dances.
One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.
An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.
U.Va. law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.
Nelson Saiers wants to use his art—and math— to build awareness around issues he observed firsthand growing up in war-torn regions of the world.
A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.
A look at how U.Va.’s mascot has changed over time
Twelve-year-old engineering student Henry Muhlbauer discusses his life on Grounds
Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?