Topic: Research

Flight of the Cicadas

Flight of the Cicadas

Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of bugs to gain insight on robotic flyers

Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of an ancient bug to gain insight on robotic flyers.

July 17, 2013

Required Reading

Required Reading

with Rosalyn Berne

Professor Rosalyn Berne discusses her new science fiction novel, "Waiting in the Silence."

Summer 2013

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

UVA's Young Women Leaders Program goes global

The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.

Summer 2013

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Researchers at UVA test out a handheld ultrasound device, a scalpel-free brain surgery method and a cancer-fighting protein.

Summer 2013

Born Digital

Born Digital

UVA archivists grapple with how to curate electronic and online materials

What if an author donates a collection of work on a floppy disk? Or a hard drive that only runs Frogger and WordPerfect?

Summer 2013

Rethinking the Way We Learn

Rethinking the Way We Learn

UVA psychologist debunks myths about how the brain works

Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.

Spring 2013

The Quality of Souls

The Quality of Souls

A mother works to find a cure for her son’s syndrome

Alumna Audrey Davidow Lapidus writes about how a rare genetic syndrome has shaped her son's life as well as her own.

Spring 2013

Make It Stick

Make It Stick

Physics professor invents a new substance

Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.

Spring 2013

Bottled Trouble

Bottled Trouble

Common chemical could have lasting effects on genes

BPA, a chemical found in everything from soda bottles to store receipts, could affect genes that play a role in social behavior across generations.

Winter 2012

Meet the Machines

Meet the Machines

Rare and astonishing equipment fuels science and medicine at UVA

Take a look at four cool machines that help UVA doctors, students and researchers expand the limits of their fields.

Winter 2012

Blood Bond

Blood Bond

How an unlikely pair came to share the same commitment

Dr. Mary Laughlin and football coach Mike London try to improve the survival rate for those afflicted with cancer and blood disorders.

Winter 2012

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Highlights

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer G. Andrasko shares the results of the all-alumni survey.

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater