Lancaster will step down in August as dean of the UVA School of Nursing. She has held the position since 1989, making her the longest tenured dean on Grounds.
Through isotopic hair analysis, environmental sciences professor Stephen Macko can tell what his students ate for breakfast and what Oetzi the iceman enjoyed during an ancient repast.
Rosalyn Berne (Col ’79, Grad ’99) looks at the rapid pace of change and asks researchers and students alike about the shape of the future.
At UVA's Sleep Disorders Center, researchers chart the widely misunderstood territory where we spend a third of our lives.
Kelsey Johnson discusses her research in the astrophysics surrounding star clusters.
Glenn Gaeser's research suggests that a high-carbohydrate diet is not linked to weight gain.
Though the pace of change might not suit everyone, UVA is moving toward a greener future on many fronts.
Professor Anita Clayton (Med '82) explores the psychological dimension of women's discontentment with their sexual experiences.
James Coan probes how the mind reacts to emotional situations, from holding hands to being homesick. Barry Condron blazes trails with computer images of fruit flies.
A small outfit with a big reputation, this UVA program dispels the notion that computer music is nothing but monotonous bleeps and bloops.
In an era in which mudslinging has become a science, UVA offers a voice in the wilderness, calling for civility.
Seduced long ago by a lion's roar, environmental sciences professor Bob Swap introduces a new generation of students to a complex and changing Africa.
Hailed as the toxic beauty queen of brownfield remediation, landscape architect Julie Bargmann is helping to regenerate forsaken sites and bring them back into the community fold.