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Room of Errors

The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

Two Thumbs Up

Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the U.Va. Hand Center changed his life.

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

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Love Among the Equations

    Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.

  • The Case for Compassionate Policing

    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.

  • Capital Replacement

    Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.

  • A World of Change

    To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, U.Va. professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.

  • What Lies Beneath

    Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for U.Va.'s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.

  • Did You Know?

    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?

  • Room of Errors

    The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

  • Sexual Assault and U.Va.

    An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.

  • A Civil Occupation

    One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.