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Class of 2015: Shantell Bingham Bridges Cultural Barriers with Research, Photos

Saturday, April 25, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

The global public health major will graduate May 16 with a minor in art and proceed to the School of Medicine’s one-year master’s in public health program in the fall.

Academical Village Research to Focus on Hotel C

Friday, April 24, 2015 | Matt Kelly

History major Brittany Brown has received a Kenan Fellowship to investigate relations among students, faculty and slaves in early years of the University of Virginia.

U.Va. Identifies a Surprising Contributor to Rett Syndrome

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

U.Va.’s discovery suggests that immune cells bearing a mutation in a key gene cannot perform their normal function and are instead amplifying the disease. The discovery opens an exciting new pathway to targeting the disease therapeutically.

Historian to Focus on Post-World War I Arab Democracy

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Matt Kelly

University of Virginia history professor Elizabeth Thompson was named to the inaugural class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows, scholars who examine American politics or threats to international order.

Student Spotlight: Nigerian Grad Student Focuses on Groundwater

Friday, April 10, 2015 | Michelle Koidin Jaffee , | Fariss Samarrai

Life experiences have guided the direction of chemical engineering student Joanna Adadevoh’s career as she works to find new ways to purify polluted water.

Wearable Device Slows Deadly Brain Tumors, Clinical Trial Finds

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | Josh Barney

A new wearable device can slow the progression of the deadliest form of brain cancer, according to a major clinical trial conducted at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and other institutions.

Second ‘Public Day’ to Showcase Exceptional Student Research Across Disciplines

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Public Day will fill the Lawn with student research and creative work on subjects ranging from sculpture and jazz to nitrogen emissions and health care technology.

Engineer Seeking to Develop Therapies for Spinal Cord Injuries, Parkinson’s

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 | Michelle Koidin Jaffee

Engineers are working on developing materials similar to bone, skin and organs in labs. Kyle Lampe is taking the challenge to a new level: he wants to regenerate nervous system tissues.

Kluge-Ruhe Collection Unveils Unique Aboriginal Art for Student Research

Monday, April 6, 2015 | Robert Hull

Last week, U.Va.’s Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection exhibited for the first time a large painted rock from its collection. Uncrated for a U.Va. student research project, this unique art object has no other equivalent in any museum in the world.

Common Cancers Highjack Powerhouses of Cells, U.Va. Researchers Discover

Monday, April 6, 2015 | Josh Barney

Research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests a potential new treatment for up to 30 percent of cancers.


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