Margot Lee Shetterly discovered an important part of American space race history in her own childhood neighborhood.
What exactly is "the Anthropology of Outer Space," and how does it help science students gain valuable perspective about their work?
Current UVA Medical School research on mice may lead to a greater understanding of how immune cells affect the brain.
Behavioral epigenetics is the study of how emotional trauma can affect the genes passed down to the next generation, and the study of prairie voles can shed some light on this phenomenon in humans.
The University is taking another step toward a better understanding of the brain through its newest initiative: the UVA Brain Institute. Here’s what they hope to accomplish through cross-Grounds collaboration in the field of neuroscience.
University Advancement and the Women’s Center gain new leadership; new leaders appointed to the Board of Visitors; two distinguished Writers-in-Residence come to Grounds.
In a series of experiments in a lab on Grounds in 1977, pharmacology professor Alfred G. Gilman made a breakthrough that won him a Nobel Prize.
Psychology graduate student Marissa Drell wanted to know: Does an apology help a child feel better? She set up an experiment to find out.
Astronomy professor Ken Seidelmann helped solve a minor mystery of the GPS era: Did the prime meridian move?
Many Americans suffer from anxiety disorders, yet few seek treatment. A positive emotional response to anxiety can make it more manageable, says UVA psychology professor Bethany Teachman.
The Gregorian calendar seems steady and unchangeable, right? Well, it took us a long time to get here. And it’s not even done changing.
Caroyl Beddow Gooch's careful calculations of astronomical measurements helped McCormick Observatory become one of the world's top observatories in the mid-20th century.
Beauty is not the only thing in the eye of the beholder. Height. Distance. Effort. Cognitive psychologist Dennis Proffitt studies how we see the world around us.
UVA has two of the most precise bioprinters in the nation. What can they do? How do they do it?
How UVA academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.