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

A Place to Remember

A Place to Remember

A new space between Clemons and Alderman libraries provides a place for students to reflect.

Faces of Grounds

Faces of Grounds

They have long tenure, but they don’t grade and they don’t judge. They make you feel at home.

Color Bind

Color Bind

Excavation uncovers a dilemma: Should the colonnade be the bright white of our time or the unpainted tan of Jefferson’s?

Measured in Degrees

Measured in Degrees

UVA will confer another several thousand diplomas this spring. We’ve broken down past years’ academic degrees by disciplines. Take a look, and maybe a few clicks, at our interactive charts to explore the two-decade trends in subject-matter popularity.