From the legacy of John F. Kennedy to contemporary poetry, here’s a selection of 15 U.Va. faculty members’ books published in 2013.
Survey of area residents finds that the healthcare.gov website is now accessible, “but isn’t yet easy to use,” U.Va. researcher Thomas Guterbock said.
U.Va will offer a spring webinar course on public health policy, featuring guest lecturers who are among the elite in their field. The weekly course is free and open to the public; sign-up now.
Two U.Va. experts, law and medicine professor Richard Bonnie and associate professor of public health sciences Elizabeth McGarvey, led the study, which identified gaps in mental health services.
The study, led by U.Va. psychologist Dewey Cornell, finds that schools that follow the Virginia Student Threat Assessment Guidelines have lower suspension rates.
Executive Vice President and Provost John D. Simon hailed Gertrude Fraser’s “important contributions” as vice provost for faculty recruitment and retention as she steps down at the end of the month.
The National Endowment for the Arts grants will help strengthen the University’s continuing advancement of the creative arts as part of the overall strategic plan.
A new book co-edited by Susan McKinnon argues that, despite the complexities of modern societies and globalization, family relations still play an influential role in business and other areas of life.
As part of a capstone “Project Management” course in the McIntire School of Commerce, student teams organized successful fundraisers to support local charities.
Contemplative pedagogy imbues teaching and learning with deeper, long-lasting meanings, can help reduce stress and prevent burnout, practitioners say.
Students are taking to the other end of the classroom to share their expertise with their peers.
Assistant professor of chemistry Cameron Mura is researching a special “family” of RNA proteins using a large career development grant from the National Science Foundation.
The student chapter, chapter adviser and student president all took home honors from last month’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers conference in San Francisco.
Currently, only 15 percent of donated lungs can be transplanted. The combination of a drug and new technology under development at U.Va. could get more organs to those on waiting lists.
Partnership for Leaders in Education, the country’s premier school turnaround group, uses a system-wide approach to transform underperforming schools.
U.Va. professor Dewey Cornell, an expert on threat assessment, is co-author of a report on gun violence that identifies precursors and promising solutions.
Academic quality, graduation rates and excellent financial aid help U.Va. sustain its position near the top of the Kiplinger’s list of best values in public higher education.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has removed U.Va. from ‘warning’ status.
The new report from the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission about cost factors in public education bolsters U.Va.’s reputation for efficiency and quality.
If Obama’s approval ratings don’t rebound by the 2014 midterm elections, the Democratic Party could lose control of the Senate – if Republicans field strong candidates.