The Case for Compassionate Policing
UVA law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.
Love Among the Equations
Two UVA economics professors find proof of love (or, quantifiable evidence of caring) in their research.
February 20, 2015
Telling Stories, Digitally
Bethany Nowviskie, director of digital research & scholarship at the UVA library and director of the Scholars' Lab, discusses digital storytelling and what the online age has meant for the humanities.
January 19, 2015
The Facts of the Matter
More than 25 years after publishing Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know, E.D. Hirsch is seeing the teaching philosophies he's championed for becoming a basis for curriculum changes across America.
Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.
UVA English professor Andrew Stauffer is on a national mission to encourage readers to take a closer look at what's scribbled in the margins of books.
After 20 Years, a New General Counsel for UVA; UVA Provost to Lead Lehigh; Rankings Roundup; On the Money
Computer cluster opens new research possibilities
Nearly 55 years later after UVA got its first computer, a new computing cluster will provide a significant boost to data-intensive research at the University.
Making the Case for College
Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that UVA can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.
We Come from Old Virginia
Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.
November 14, 2014
The Robots Are Coming for Your Job
Big changes are coming with artificial intelligence. Darden School of Business professor Edward D. Hess tells us how to get ready.
October 21, 2014
Look Ma, No Batteries
By combining the capabilities of the Internet, an expanding wireless network and ever-shrinking electronic devices, the Internet of Things is connecting devices and people in ways that could change our lives.
October 21, 2014
Do the Robot
In her lab in UVA’s Olsson Hall, Amy LaViers, assistant professor in systems and information engineering, can make robots dance.
October 21, 2014
The Science of Data
University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.
Better Living Through Architecture
The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.
The Wake of Watergate
Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.
Nibbled to Death
UVA researchers have found a parasitic infection that kills human cells by nibbling them to death.
Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.
Trouble in Kindergarten?
Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two UVA researchers.
Stem Cell Breakthrough
The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.
New Graduate Programs to Launch This Fall
Graduate students will have two new degree programs to choose from this fall—an M.S. in Data Science and an M.A. in European Studies.