The latest edition of the Cooper Center’s Virginia News Letter explains plans for more accurate fault line mapping in Virginia and strategies for better emergency preparedness in the wake of the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck in 2011.
Research and policy analyst Annie Rorem believes that solid mathematical proof is the best way to promote social justice, and she wants more lawmakers to see the solutions hidden behind the statistics.
New laboratory technology that gives doctors the power to examine patients’ DNA quickly and effectively represents “a big step forward for the institution and the patients who come here,” director of the lab Dr. Mani S. Mahadevan said.
The young women and men were hand-picked by the State Department to become Mandela Washington Fellows, a program designed to support the continent’s next wave of leaders.
Greg Godbout, a master’s candidate at U.Va. and the new chief technology officer of the EPA, is leading a federal tech transformation after successfully launching an in-house innovation hub that feels more Bay Area than Beltway.
The University of Virginia’s College Advising Corps members assist students throughout the state in considering and pursuing their higher education options.
Google has been collaborating with Encyclopedia Virginia, an online project of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, to provide online tours of Virginia historical sites – much to the delight of Virginia’s teachers.
The researchers at the Curry School of Education are developing a suite of assessment’s to gauge children’s readiness for kindergarten and guide teachers in their lesson plans.
Nominated are “Bombs Away: LBJ, Goldwater and the 1964 Campaign that Changed it All” for Best Historical Documentary, and lessons from Larry J. Sabato’s MOOC, “The Kennedy Half Century,” for Best Instructional Programming.
Seventeen years ago, a young Karissa Nanetta witnessed the combustible despair of poverty as riots raged outside her home in Jakarta, Indonesia during the 1998 Asian financial crisis. Now Nanetta, a 2011 graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce, is working to remedy the economic disparity that fueled those terrifying nights.