A partnership with Dominion Virginia Power will provide electricity to the University from a new solar farm in King William County, cutting UVA’s carbon footprint by 11 percent.
To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, UVA professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.
UVA prof. T’ai Roulston and his research team recently spotted a bumblebee that hadn’t been seen in the Eastern U.S. for five years.
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.
Catie Kitrinos (Col '15) aims to map sunflowers' ability to absorb heavy metals across its genome.
Citizen scientists help the UVA library and Mountain Lake Biological Station transcribe 7,000 botany records.
Environmental sciences grad student Adrianna Foster spends her summer break at NASA.
Learn about the defense mechanisms of some of nature's most cunning survivors.
BPA, a chemical found in everything from soda bottles to store receipts, could affect genes that play a role in social behavior across generations.
Nearly two years after Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Engr '91) expressed suspicions of fraud concerning climate research conducted at UVA, the Virginia State Supreme Court ruled that Cuccinelli's...
One of the energizing aspects of daily life at UVA is the constant exposure to astonishing research, scholarship and other creative activities. Our faculty members are working at the...
Students carried five-gallon buckets that held their art supplies through the hardwood forest of the Appalachian Mountains. When they found something to draw, they turned the buckets over and...
A raindrop is never just a raindrop. Its value changes from friend to enemy, moneymaker to toxin.
Suzanne Maben, gray-green waders hugging her legs, forges into the middle of Paine Run and, like a nurse monitoring a patient, records the vital signs of...