Topic: Technology

Bookmarked: Faulkner at Virginia

Bookmarked: Faulkner at Virginia

faulkner.lib.virginia.edu

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” William Faulkner wrote in Requiem for a Nun. The author’s two terms as writer-in-residence...

Fall 2010

Online, In Touch

Online, In Touch

Web site ‘a good place to explore’

Need career guidance? Eager to stay in touch with your former roommate? Want to peruse recent research on heart disease—or hedge funds? Then take a stroll through...

Spring 2010

A Wink Is as Good as a Nod

A Wink Is as Good as a Nod

Head movements trump gender in conversation

Watch a video that shows how researchers change perceived gender with video conferencing software.

Fall 2009

No More Backpacks

No More Backpacks

Darden School to test Kindle’s potential

Students at the Darden School of Business may be getting a glimpse of the future of education this year. Online retailer Amazon selected Darden as one of seven schools...

Fall 2009

Dolley Madison Goes Digital

Dolley Madison Goes Digital

New version of former first lady's papers fuels scholarship

Dolley Madison was famous for being the ultimate hostess, and now a project headed by Holly Shulman uses the tools of the digital age to open new windows onto the life and times of the former first lady.

Summer 2009

Required Reading: Deborah Johnson

Required Reading: Deborah Johnson

Deborah Johnson teaches applied ethics in the Department of Science, Technology and Society in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at UVA. She co-edited Technology and Society: Building Our Sociotechnical Future.

Summer 2009

Hacked

Hacked

Student uncovers far-reaching security threat

A doctoral student in computer engineering finds security flaws in an RFID chip commonly used in subway passes.

Summer 2008

Engineering Change

Engineering Change

Jill Tietjen named distinguished alumna

One of the first women to graduate from the University’s School of Engineering is the recipient of the 2007 Distinguished Alumna Award, presented by the Women’s...

Summer 2007

Opening Up the Web

Opening Up the Web

More accessible pages

The University’s Web pages are becoming much friendlier for those with disabilities. An automated software service enables pages to be automatically converted into a format optimized for...

Summer 2007

Warring Over Wikipedia

Enter at your own risk?

Amid debate over Wikipedia's use as an academic resource, UVA professors weigh in with their opinions on the online encyclopedia as a research tool.

April 15, 2007

Crime-Fighters

Crime-Fighters

E-School’s Web tool helps police catch crooks

The history of interaction between police officers and college students has had its fair share of friction. Today, though, Virginia cops might tip their hats to students from UVA...

Spring 2007

Required Reading: W. Bernard Carlson

Required Reading: W. Bernard Carlson

A UVA professor of science, technology and society, W. Bernard Carlson’s seven-volume Technology in World History was published in 2005. He’s now finishing a biography of...

Spring 2007

Cyber Safe

Cyber Safe

How to fight Internet fraud

The e-mail in your inbox promising a $10 million payout could cost you thousands of dollars—and possibly your identity.

Think you’re too savvy to...

Spring 2007

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Highlights

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

Business, Anyone?

Business, Anyone?

“Maximizing Leadership Potential in Sports and Business,” a unique seminar for second-year M.B.A. students, is co-taught by a Darden dean and a men’s tennis coach.

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.

Brady’s Go-To Man

Brady’s Go-To Man

An exclusive interview with Don Yee, the sports agent who helped sort out the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal in 2015.