Research interns at the University of Virginia presented their projects and celebrated each other’s summer-long work as the last weeks of their internships come to a close.
Economist Steven Stearn found that Region Ten, the only option for those who cannot afford private mental health care, faces at least twice as much demand as it is serving.
The project “is breaking new ground in encouraging theologians and religion scholars to attend more intentionally to the everyday experiences of ordinary Christians,” an endowment official said.
A study by U.Va. researcher Ben Castleman examining the impact intensive advising has on college graduation rates of low-income, first-generation students is one of three winners of a national competition.
The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing unites industry and academic resources to improve products and manufacturing systems. Results are applied directly to the factory floor, turning ideas into profit quickly and affordably.
Most criminals don’t announce their nefarious plots on Twitter, but nonetheless, a careful analysis of posts to the social media site may point toward geographic areas where certain types of crimes may be more likely, according to a U.Va. systems engineer.
By deploying laser and ultrasound technology side-by-side, biomedical engineer Song Hu’s work has the potential to further advance medical imaging.
A University of Virginia undergraduate is spending her summer researching the abilities of different sunflower types to absorb heavy metals for purposes ranging from environmental cleanup to safe consumer products.
Students from pre-kindergartners to high school seniors will benefit from the studies, funded by nearly $10 million in federal grants.
Faced with having their probationary period extended instead of receiving tenure, some underperforming New York teachers are opting to leave their classrooms. That’s leading to better teaching, particularly in schools with large black enrollments, U.Va. and Stanford researchers report.