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U.Va. Faculty Aim to Boost STEM Education from K through Ph.D.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 | Audrey Breen

With three grants from the National Science Foundation totaling $4.4 million, Curry School of Education researchers will seek to widen the pipeline for those entering science, technology, engineering and math careers.

New Study Lists Top Psychologists of Modern Era

Thursday, September 25, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

A U.Va. study ranks the top 200 psychologists from recent decades. Six U.Va. professors made the list.

‘A Restless, Revolutionary Book’: Jefferson’s Work on Virginia Lives Online

Thursday, September 25, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Two U.Va. English professors have produced a Web application based on the founder’s “Notes on the State of Virginia,” with the help of students and the Scholars' Lab.

U.Va.’s New $2.4M Computing Cluster to Enhance, Facilitate Big Data Research

Friday, September 19, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

Rivanna – a new, high-performance computer cluster unveiled Thursday – will provide University researchers with the combined computational power of 4,800 individual desktop computers linked together.

On the Wings of Dragonflies: Engineer Explores the Secrets of Insect Flight

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | Mitchell Powers

Haibo Dong, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, hopes to use what he is discovering to create tiny, flying sensors that can detect airborne toxins.

In Ferguson’s Light, Law Professor Makes a Plea for Considering Dignity

Thursday, September 11, 2014 | Mary Wood

Josh Bowers has made a career of examining circumstances in which enforcing the letter of the law is not always in the public’s best interests.

Battling Breast Cancer: U.Va. Pioneers Image-Guided, High-Dose Approach

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

U.Va. doctors have demonstrated the ability to target and shape higher doses of radiation more precisely during “lumpectomy” surgery, with the aim of preventing recurrences of cancer near the tumor site and sparing nearby tissue.

Global Food Trade May Not Meet All Future Demand, U.Va. Study Indicates

Friday, September 5, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

A U.Va. study that examined global food security finds that future trade may not be so secure for some countries.

New Book by U.Va.’s Mark Edmundson Asserts Football as a Form of Education

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Arguing for a deeper understanding of America’s obsession with football, he reflects on his experience as a high school player and discusses what the game teaches young men, for better or for worse.

With Seas Rising, U.Va. Researchers to Explore, Model Vulnerable Coastlines

Friday, August 29, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

Two federal research grants, worth $3.5 million, will help U.Va. researchers develop models to predict changes to coastal zones, home to nearly half of the world’s population.

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