Current UVA Medical School research on mice may lead to a greater understanding of how immune cells affect the brain.
Behavioral epigenetics is the study of how emotional trauma can affect the genes passed down to the next generation, and the study of prairie voles can shed some light on this phenomenon in humans.
Caroyl Beddow Gooch's careful calculations of astronomical measurements helped McCormick Observatory become one of the world's top observatories in the mid-20th century.
Beauty is not the only thing in the eye of the beholder. Height. Distance. Effort. Cognitive psychologist Dennis Proffitt studies how we see the world around us.
UVA has two of the most precise bioprinters in the nation. What can they do? How do they do it?
Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.
Catherine Zucker (Col '15) conducts research that is helping to reveal the Milky Way’s “skeleton.”
This timeline tracks national and legal developments related to sexual assaults on college campuses, recaps UVA’s responses to the Rolling Stone article and highlights what’s specifically being done at the University to help ensure student safety—both in recent years and going forward.
Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.
To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, UVA professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.
Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the UVA Hand Center changed his life.
Alumna searches for references to enslaved people to add them to “Unknown No Longer,” a public database of enslaved Virginians who appear in inventories, bills of sale, wills and other records.
UVA psychology professor Timothy D. Wilson conducted a study that found that people would rather be shocked than be alone with their thoughts.
Two UVA economics professors find proof of love (or, quantifiable evidence of caring) in their research.
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.
Alumna Lulu Miller (Grad '13) and Alix Spiegel have created a new National Public Radio show with a focus on how invisible forces influence human behavior.
See which titles are flying off the shelves at the UVA Bookstore
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.
UVA’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.
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.
UVA prof. T’ai Roulston and his research team recently spotted a bumblebee that hadn’t been seen in the Eastern U.S. for five years.
A new app allows readers to explore two editions of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia and a modern annotated and searchable text.
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.
UVA research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.
Big changes are coming with artificial intelligence. Darden School of Business professor Edward D. Hess tells us how to get ready.