Teaching & Learning
A firm that helps companies manage big data has received $2 million in investments, while a company that helps nonprofits manage fundraising events with auctions and mobile bidding surpassed $3 million in charity transactions.
Among the three proposals awarded is a music project dealing with the study of wolves in a national park located on an island in Lake Superior and a new media project spotlighting the environmental cost of online activity.
Independent research allows law students to pursue intriguing legal questions, work closely with supervising faculty and often have their papers published in legal journals.
The Global Ingenuity 21 program is an intensive two-week program offered each summer to the Engineering School’s Rodman Scholars.
As the Board of Visitors just approved U.Va.’s strategic plan, English professor Jim Seitz ponders ways to enhance academic writing to “provide educational experiences that deliver new levels of student engagement,” a pillar of the new plan.
For a generation of students accustomed to “just Googling everything,” a seminar drawing on primary sources provides what they discover to be a “much richer” experience.
Lufuno Mavhandu, who is working toward her doctorate at South Africa’s University of Venda, is on Grounds to develop a bioassay that will allow scientists to screen compounds from South African plants that are thought to have anti-HIV replication abilities.
A team from the School of Engineering and Applied Science will represent the mid-Atlantic region in the world finals of the International Collegiate Programming Competition, to be held in June in Russia.
The Undergraduate Research Network met with students from disciplines across U.Va. on Monday to discuss research opportunities and to take part in a case study at OpenGrounds.
A new exhibit at the School of Architecture shows how Austrian-born architect Harry Seidler became a leading exponent of architectural modernism in Australia.