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From a Distance, U.Va. Uses Technology to Save Lives of Southwest Virginia Women

Thursday, April 24, 2014 | Christine Phelan Kueter

Nursing professor Audrey Snyder is employing telemedicine to reduce disparities in the outcomes of women with highly treatable cervical and uterine cancers.

University of Virginia Astronomer Trinh Thuan Awarded French Legion of Honor

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

France’s ambassador to the U.S. presented that nation’s highest decoration to Trinh at Carr’s Hill, citing his “exemplary personal commitment to the promotion of scientific culture and the transatlantic collaboration in the field of astrophysics.”

U.Va.’s Darden School to Host Shanghai Investing Summit May 9 in Shanghai

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | Matt Charles

Attendees will leave the summit with investing ideas on new opportunities and trends, based on active discussion with leaders in the field.

Heritage Theatre Festival Announces 2014 Season

Thursday, April 10, 2014 | John Kelly

The University of Virginia’s summer drama offerings are heavy on comedy and music in 2014.

U.Va.-Powered Tom Tom Founders Festival Runs Through Sunday

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon

The South-By-Southwest-inspired festival of innovation, music and art, presented in partnership with U.Va., features myriad U.Va. connections.

‘Professor Lou’ Explains Science Behind the Puck on Washington Capitals TV

Monday, April 7, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

Popular U.Va. physics professor Lou Bloomfield has dedicated his career to bringing science to general audiences. “Any science that I can get on TV is a triumph,” he said, “and combining science with sports is a good way to get people’s attention.”

Toddlers to Teens: Curry School Research Parents Can Use

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 | Lynn Bell

Teach those lowercase letters! That and other findings by Curry School of Education researchers on the academic, emotional, social and physical wellbeing of kids across the span of childhood put a wealth of information at parents’ fingertips.

U.Va. Student Project to Aid Zambian Disabled Children Earns Davis Prize

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 | Matt Kelly

Three U.Va. undergraduates receive prestigious prize to analyze and improve special education in Africa.

U.Va. Engineering Professor Working to Attract More Women to Computing

Saturday, March 29, 2014 | Michelle Koidin Jaffee

With women earning only 16 percent of computer science degrees and a huge shortfall between degrees and predicted workforce demand, Joanne McGrath Cohoon seeks to draw more high school girls into computing.

Darden School of Business Announces Largest U.Va. i.Lab Incubator Class

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 | Amy Halliday

The final spot in the i.Lab incubator program will be offered to the winner of the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Crowdfunded Pitch Night, to be held April 9.