Topic: Faculty

Flight of the Cicadas

Flight of the Cicadas

Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of bugs to gain insight on robotic flyers

Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of an ancient bug to gain insight on robotic flyers.

July 17, 2013

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

UVA's Young Women Leaders Program goes global

The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.

Summer 2013

Rethinking the Way We Learn

Rethinking the Way We Learn

UVA psychologist debunks myths about how the brain works

Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.

Spring 2013

Required Reading

Required Reading

Christopher Sprigman discusses "The Knockoff Economy" and what he reads for inspiration.

Spring 2013

Make It Stick

Make It Stick

Physics professor invents a new substance

Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.

Spring 2013

News Briefs

News Briefs

A roundup of some of the University's top news briefs.

Spring 2013

Links to Lincoln

Links to Lincoln

UVA's contributions to Spielberg's latest film

Three members of the UVA community contributed to Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning film.

Spring 2013

Understanding the SACSCOC Warning

Understanding the SACSCOC Warning

Agency issues sanction related to University governance

In December, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges placed UVA on warning for one year. Here is an explanation of what that means for the University.

Spring 2013

The Modern Muse

The Modern Muse

New poetry collections embrace an old tradition

Two new poetry collections by UVA grads embrace an old tradition: The muse.

Winter 2012

Dark Skies, Bright Kids

Dark Skies, Bright Kids

Helping young students reach for the stars

Professor Kelsey Johnson helps kids reach for the stars, and find their own inner scientist.

Winter 2012

Over the River and Through the Woods

Over the River and Through the Woods

The 100-mile Thanksgiving puts local foods on the table

Students and faculty plan a Thanksgiving dinner using only ingredients from within 100 miles of Charlottesville.

November 16, 2012

The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm

Challenges face public universities across the country

The events of June were specific to UVA, but the issues that set the state are shared by all public universities.

Fall 2012

Personal Perspectives

Personal Perspectives

A collection of op-eds from those involved in the leadership crisis and from those who closely observed it

A collection of op-eds from those involved in the leadership crisis and from those who closely observed it

Fall 2012

After the Storm

After the Storm

Prospects for a brighter future

Following a time of turbulence and change, what are UVA's new opportunities and challenges?

Fall 2012

The Dilemma of U.S.-Iran Relations

The Dilemma of U.S.-Iran Relations

Reflections on a life's work

Iran is my birth land; UVA, my intellectual home for 60 years. Here, I've tried to advance understanding of Iran's foreign policy.

Fall 2012

Extreme Science

Extreme Science

What is the Higgs boson and why is it so important?

Scientists think they have finally discovered the elusive Higgs boson, which may be the biggest breakthrough since the theory of relativity.

August 21, 2012

Signs of the Time

Signs of the Time

Library Archives Signs, Aritcles and Online Content from the Events of June

Fall 2012

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