Topic: Research

Better Living Through Architecture

Better Living Through Architecture

UVA's Center for Design and Health is working to improve environments around the world

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.

Fall 2014

The Tactile Library

The Tactile Library

Fine arts library creates a new collection of building and design materials

In a small, windowless room in the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library, a new library collection is growing. The room’s shelves are lined with boxes of all...

Fall 2014

Is Winning Everything?

Is Winning Everything?

UVA professor looks at the role of competition in American culture

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.

Fall 2014

Nibbled to Death

Nibbled to Death

How an infectious amoeba kills cells by snacking on them

UVA researchers have found a parasitic infection that kills human cells by nibbling them to death.

Fall 2014

Punching Out

Punching Out

The Ebola virus breaks through immune systems like a boxer

Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at UVA are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.

Fall 2014

God Is in the Details

God Is in the Details

UVA instructor uncovers an overlooked facet of Jefferson statue

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

Fall 2014

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Narrower focus comes with a cost

Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two UVA researchers.

Summer 2014

Tracking Racial Bias in Children

Tracking Racial Bias in Children

Study indicates perceptions begin changing at age 7

A graduate student's research potentially identifies the nexus point for future biases seen in adults.

Summer 2014

Stem Cell Breakthrough

Stem Cell Breakthrough

UVA scientists’ discovery could lead to organ and tissue regeneration

The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.

Summer 2014

Tales of Early America

Tales of Early America

History professors shed new light on country’s formative years

Two UVA history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

Summer 2014

UVA Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

UVA Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

The University recently started a Data Science Institute, and one area the institute hopes to tackle is the ethical and legal implications of mass data collection.

April 15, 2014

R&D: The Brain

R&D: The Brain

Three different research teams at UVA turn their attention to the brain

UVA researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

Spring 2014

The Truth About Teenagers

The Truth About Teenagers

UVA researchers finding teen years actually rich with energy, imagination

What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.

Spring 2014

World Changers

World Changers

Faculty members receive Commonwealth’s highest honor

Professors Linda Columbus and Dr. William Petri receive the Outstanding Faculty Award.

Spring 2014

Aristocracy of Talent

Aristocracy of Talent

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses plans for recruiting and supporting a more economically diverse student body.

Spring 2014

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Highlights

Brady’s Go-To Man

Brady’s Go-To Man

An exclusive interview with Don Yee, the sports agent who helped sort out the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal in 2015.

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.

Pigments of Your Imagination

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.