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.
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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.
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.
In her lab in UVA’s Olsson Hall, Amy LaViers, assistant professor in systems and information engineering, can make robots dance.
University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.
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.
Media studies professor Shilpa Davé looks at ideas of competition, from The Hunger Games and America's Got Talent to college admissions and spelling bees.
UVA researchers have found a parasitic infection that kills human cells by nibbling them to death.
Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at UVA are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.
A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.
Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two UVA researchers.
A graduate student's research potentially identifies the nexus point for future biases seen in adults.