Topic: Technology

What’s Up, Doc?

What’s Up, Doc?

The human body is a complex machine of about 10 trillion interconnected cells. Researchers at the UVA Health System are working with new technology to keep everything from our brains to our blood sugar in good shape.

Spring 2012

News Briefs

News Briefs

Rita Dove receives National Medal of Arts; Students receiving free electrionc texts; Recycling at Scott Stadium; Darden Dean Bruner named Dean of the Year; VQR; Rankings

Spring 2012

Bookmarked: Please Touch the Artwork

Bookmarked: Please Touch the Artwork

“UVaM” brings art to the Apple App Store

iPad users can turn, magnify and further explore 19 objects from the UVA Art Museum’s collection as if the artifacts were in their hands. At present, the &ldquo...

Spring 2012

Rotunda Guitar

Rotunda Guitar

Engineers create an unusual instrument

UVA Mechatronics builds musical instruments

Winter 2011

High-Tech Building for High-Tech Research

High-Tech Building for High-Tech Research

Rice Hall is new home for computer sciences

At the beginning of the fall semester, the new engineering building, Rice Hall, welcomed both graduate and undergraduate students to its classrooms and labs. It’s the new...

Winter 2011

Stacked Up

Stacked Up

A recent $5 million retrofit of Ivy Stacks has doubled the capacity of this 10,000-square-foot warehouse, which contains more than 750,000 valuable but rarely requested items from the University Library system....

Winter 2011

Printing Awesomeness

Printing Awesomeness

Class builds replica of jet engine with a 3D printer

The jet engine was a technological wonder of the 20th century. In the 21st, college students can make one with a printer.

This spring, engineering professor David...

Fall 2011

Off the Page and Onto the Screen

Off the Page and Onto the Screen

Students test drive iPads in the classroom

The merits of new technology are often debated in the classroom. Last semester, some of that new technology was tested in the classroom, where UVA English students explored the...

Fall 2011

Rise of the Machines

Rise of the Machines

As computers get smarter, experts examine the potential implications

Are humans on the cusp of building computers that are smarter than we are?

Summer 2011

Can Social Networking Spur a Revolution?

Can Social Networking Spur a Revolution?

UVA expert says not to confuse people with their tools

Naming children after revolutionary heroes is nothing new, but one Egyptian father gave his daughter an unusual name at the height of the recent uprisings in the Middle East.<...

March 15, 2011

Adjusting the Prescription

Adjusting the Prescription

The School of Medicine overhauls its century-old educational approach

The School of Medicine overhauls its century-old educational approach

Spring 2011

On the Go, In the Know

On the Go, In the Know

New UVA mobile app expands access to information

You can only carry so much information about UVA in your head.

But you can carry quite a bit in your hand now, thanks to a free...

Winter 2010

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Highlights

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.

Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

Alumnus brought his Broadway talents to Charlottesville to direct and choreograph A Chorus Line.