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Telling Stories, Digitally

Bethany Nowviskie, director of digital research & scholarship at the U.Va. library and director of the Scholars' Lab, discusses digital storytelling and what the online age has meant for the humanities.

On the Go

The new U.Va. Magazine app can now be downloaded through the iTunes Store, Amazon and Google Play.

Better, Stronger, Faster

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

Notes on the State of Virginia

A new app allows readers to explore two editions of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia and a modern annotated and searchable text.

Computer cluster opens new research possibilities

Nearly 55 years later after U.Va. got its first computer, a new computing cluster will provide a significant boost to data-intensive research at the University.

Easy Does It

How do you excavate underneath a 200-year-old building that’s the centerpiece of a World Heritage site? Very, very carefully. And with lasers.

Predicting Crime, 140 Characters at a Time

U.Va. research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.

The Robots Are Coming for Your Job

Big changes are coming with artificial intelligence. Darden School of Business professor Edward D. Hess tells us how to get ready.

Look Ma, No Batteries

By combining the capabilities of the Internet, an expanding wireless network and ever-shrinking electronic devices, the Internet of Things is connecting devices and people in ways that could change our lives.

The Science of Data

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.

Capital Improvements

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

U.Va. receives $10M gift for Data Science Institute

Investor Jaffray Woodriff pledged $10M toward the creation of an endowment for the University’s newly formed Data Science Institute.

U.Va. class building satellite for NASA flight

MOOCs going mainstream? This may be the year

Crowdsourcing Historical Collections

Crowdsourcing Historical Collections

Citizen scientists help the U.Va. library and Mountain Lake Biological Station transcribe 7,000 botany records.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Computer cluster opens new research possibilities

    Nearly 55 years later after U.Va. got its first computer, a new computing cluster will provide a significant boost to data-intensive research at the University.

  • The People’s Historian

    As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O'Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.

  • Making the Case for College

    Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that U.Va. can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.

  • New Cabell Is New Again

  • Book Traces

    U.Va. English professor Andrew Stauffer is on a national mission to encourage readers to take a closer look at what's scribbled in the margins of books.

  • Predicting Crime, 140 Characters at a Time

    U.Va. research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.

  • The Facts of the Matter

    More than 25 years after publishing Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know, E.D. Hirsch is seeing the teaching philosophies he's championed for becoming a basis for curriculum changes across America.

  • Examining Slavery at the University

    In October, U.Va. hosted a national symposium that brought together experts from various schools to discuss issues related to the history of slavery at institutions of higher education.