Politics professor John M. Owen IV compares fractures within modern Islamism to factions within political Christianity in Europe 500 years ago.
Computer simulation expert Shane Davis is a new Sloan Research Fellow, a $50,000 award that has launched other scientists on a trajectory toward the world’s most prestigious prizes in their fields.
Among spouses who misjudged each other’s happiness in the marriage, economics’ bargaining theory predicted a divorce rate higher than it actually was six years later. What would explain this? That’s where love comes in.
Meredith Jung-En Woo, U.Va.’s former Buckner W. Clay Dean of Arts & Sciences, will direct the international grantmaking network’s efforts to support higher education in countries transitioning to democracy.
An enormous astronomical database to which U.Va. scientists contributed was released yesterday to the public.
In March, Bond will lead participants in the Civil Rights South Seminar on a tour of Atlanta; Montgomery, Ala.; and other historic sites from the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.
A U.Va. alumnus, Antholis is managing director of the Brookings Institution and previously held key positions at the White House and State Department.
Two U.Va. students designed – while still in high school – an important component of the Orion spacecraft that lifted off this morning from Cape Canaveral.
The Nazis had to alter the history of Germany, even of Christianity, to justify its conquests and mass exterminations, according to Alon Confino's now book.
The beauty products company, L’Oréal, each year recognizes promising young women scientists. This year, U.Va. astronomer Sabrina Stierwalt is honored with a fellowship.
Along with the historian Gary Gallagher’s keynote speech, the ceremony included the bestowing of Intermediate Honors to top third-year students and the Thomas Jefferson Awards to two longtime faculty members.
Elizabeth Leet, who is pursuing a bi-national doctorate in French at both U.Va and a French university, has been awarded a fellowship to fund her research in feminist theory and interspecies communication as seen through the lens of medieval women in equestrianism.
Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry, like his stories, might not be uplifting, but English professor Jerome McGann makes a case for him being one of most important early American poets.
Taught by the associate producer of a public radio show, the new U.Va production course teaches students the basics of radio journalism. Their final projects will air on WTJU, the University’s own community station.
Infants at 7 months old are able to unconsciously pick up on eye cues, based on the size of the whites of a person’s eyes – a vital foundation for the development of social interactive skills, a new U.Va. psychology study shows.
Dove was awarded for her range of achievements related to poetry, and Varon won for her book on the end of the Civil War and debates about it that remain relevant today.
A U.Va. study used advanced DNA sequencing to produce new insights into the potentially nefarious origins of the cells’ “powerhouse” organelles.
Will Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate? And what happens if they do? U.Va.’s crack team of political pundits ponders those questions and a few more.
Hunt has published more than 350 articles and sent more than 100 former graduate and postdoctoral students leading positions in the field of mass spectrometry, and has taught organic chemistry to more than 14,000 premedical students.
The program, patterned after William Faulkner’s legendary residencies on Grounds in 1957 and ’58, aims to host writers of international stature for a semester to teach and engage with U.Va. students and the literary community.