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.
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.
Two UVA history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.
The University recently started a Data Science Institute, and one area the institute hopes to tackle is the ethical and legal implications of mass data collection.
UVA researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.
What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.
Professors Linda Columbus and Dr. William Petri receive the Outstanding Faculty Award.
University President Teresa Sullivan discusses plans for recruiting and supporting a more economically diverse student body.
Investor Jaffray Woodriff pledged $10M toward the creation of an endowment for the University’s newly formed Data Science Institute.
Alumnus Kevin Guskiewicz is at the forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions.
Research and discovery briefs on summer reading and forensic psychologists and psychiatrists.
UVA researcher finds only certain communities delay kindergarten for their children.
Standing up at work could save your life and even boost your productivity.
How exactly can you evaluate whether there really might be life on other planets? The answer is a paradox, says UVA astronomy professor Ed Murphy.
A researcher sets out to design a new poverty gauge for Virginia and discovers flaws in the existing measures.
Citizen scientists help the UVA library and Mountain Lake Biological Station transcribe 7,000 botany records.