Topic: Sociology

News Briefs

News Briefs

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.

Fall 2016

R&D in Brief

R&D in Brief

Alternative fuel

UVA physicists Bellave Shivaram and Adam Phillips have discovered a new class of hydrogen storage materials that could make the storage and transportation of energy more efficient...

Spring 2008

On the Brink

On the Brink

Saving a language from extinction

There are about 6,900 living languages in the world. By 2100, experts predict, 90 percent of them will cease to be. Once a language dies, the DNA of an entire culture vanishes...

Spring 2007

Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

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

Family Matters

Family Matters

Joanne Boyle, who served as the women's basketball head coach for seven years, retired after this season to finalize her daughter's adoption process, which could take years.

Staking a Position

Staking a Position

Professor Willis Jenkins (Grad ’06) takes a somewhat unorthodox approach in his "argument lab."