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Friday, September 4, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

Jeff Crandall and Richard Kent are using their vast experience in car-crash testing and safety to work with the NFL toward reducing the frequency and severity of football injuries.

Friday, September 4, 2015 | Michelle Koidin Jaffee

Daniel Naveed Tavakol is seeking insights into how diabetes affects blood vessel growth inside the eye.

Thursday, September 3, 2015 | Dan Heuchert

Move-In Day and the first day of classes are both major milestones at the beginning of the academic year, but perhaps the most externally visible sign of fall’s arrival is the first football game. The Cavaliers take the field Saturday at UCLA.

Thursday, September 3, 2015 | Audrey Breen

University researchers received $9.2 million for four projects that will research and seek to improve the learning experiences of K-12 students in Virginia and beyond.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

From Special Collections’ exhibit of illustrations over the years of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” to English professor Peter Baker’s translation of the book into Old English, U.Va. is celebrating Lewis Carroll’s beloved story.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

The provost met and chatted with hundreds of faculty, staff and students for at least an hour and a half on Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 | Katie McNally

In its 10 years of existence, the corps – made up of recent graduates – has helped more than 10,000 Virginia high school students enroll in post-secondary institutions. Now the program is being duplicated nationwide.

Monday, August 31, 2015 | Will Mullany

The Cavalier Outdoor Adventure Retreat invited three groups of 10 incoming first-year students to travel into the Shenandoah National Park for two days of hiking, staying in a primitive cabin and – hopefully – bonding with one another.

Monday, August 31, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Recruitment numbers are up and U.Va. is getting ready for one of its most active recruiting seasons in recent memory, with more companies coming to Grounds keen to fill opportunities that span majors and disciplines.

Monday, August 31, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

The authors of a U.Va.-led study hypothesize that being a loner might have negative health consequences.

Friday, August 28, 2015 | Caroline Newman

The new “Cavaliers Collect” exhibition includes diverse pieces from every century of art history and many countries around the globe, brought together by the common alma mater of their owners. Included: works by Pablo Picasso – and Bob Dylan.

Friday, August 28, 2015 | Matt Kelly

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recognizes the University for its comprehensive work integrating sustainability into its whole program.

Friday, August 28, 2015

A new, mandatory student education program is the latest step in the University’s campaign to stem sexual violence and alcohol abuse.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Laura Longhine

Yes, Kelly Thomas really does want to become a rocket scientist, and the summer internships she has landed appear to have her on the right track.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Dan Heuchert

In this gathering of bouquets: a major accreditation; great care for mothers of newborns, heart attack victims and stem cell recipients; Curry School honors, and an honorary presidency; a literary prize; and an invitation from the Chinese government.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

U.Va. psychology professor Brian Nosek and an international team of researchers conducted a major review of the findings of 100 psychology studies. Less than half could be reproduced.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Alaskan-born composer Matthew Burtner transforms the sounds of his home state into lyrical compositions that are raising awareness of climate change and its effects around the globe.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | Josh Barney

U.Va. researchers have identified and imaged the structure of a key protein in human sperm, hypothesizing that it may be vital to binding sperm and egg.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | Jane Kelly

The start of a new academic year can be stressful, especially for first-year and transfer students. U.Va. experts offer real-world strategies to not only lessen the stress, but make this the best year ever.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Amid global stock market concerns, faculty and graduate students traveled to Richmond for a biannual research symposium with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, building partnerships among some of Virginia’s top economic minds.

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