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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.

Solar Solutions Take the Prize

Solar Solutions Take the Prize

U.Va. engineering team wins international competition with solar-powered wheelchair.

Better Than Space Camp

Environmental sciences grad student Adrianna Foster spends her summer break at NASA.

The Weldon Cooper Center’s Racial Dot Map shows every person in America

Google Maps adds Central Grounds, Monticello to Street View

Top 5 U.Va. Bookstore Purchases

Top 5 U.Va. Bookstore Purchases

According to Wayne Terwilliger, assistant director of the U.Va. Bookstore, students and alumni can’t get enough of the following:

Anything with a 

Two-Way Street

Two-Way Street

In large ways and small, we’ve heard from you over the past year.

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Thousands of students from around the world have enrolled in U.Va.'s MOOCs.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Is Winning Everything?

    Media studies professor Shilpa Davé looks at ideas of competition, from The Hunger Games and America's Got Talent to college admissions and spelling bees.

  • God Is in the Details

    A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

  • The Tactile Library

  • The Voice of His Generation

    Since launching Reddit.com with his dorm mate Steve Huffman (Engr ’05), Alexis Ohanian (Com ’05) has emerged as the face and voice against government restrictions on the Internet.

  • The Future is Now

    A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.

  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

    U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.

  • Southern Sensibility

    Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.

  • Any Given Saturday

    Go behind the scenes at Scott Stadium for a look at the inner workings of a Cavaliers football game.

  • Better Living Through Architecture

    The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.