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

The Founder’s Secular Vision

The Founder’s Secular Vision

Jefferson’s University of Virginia was to be a modern, secular, science-centered university taught by scholars of distinction, with the students expected largely to govern themselves.

Getting a Read on Ryan

Getting a Read on Ryan

UVA's incoming president checked all the boxes the search committee was looking for. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to the student experience.

Calm Amid the Chaos

Calm Amid the Chaos

From meditation to monitoring social media: How the UVA E.R. team prepared for the worst of a tragic weekend’s violence.