Darden Dean to Return to Faculty After Two Successful Terms at Helm Darden Dean to Return to Faculty After Two Successful Terms at Helm 2014-04-15 The University of Virginia announced today that Dean Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty of the Darden School of Business upon the completion of h.... Read More.
UVa Darden School to Host Shanghai Investing Summit 9 May in Shanghai U.Va. Darden School to Host Shanghai Investing Summit 9 May in Shanghai 2014-04-14 Two of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business' research Centers of Excellence, the Center for Global Initiatives and Center for Asset.... Read More.
Darden School Field Elective Gives MBA Students Unprecedented Access to Leaders in Nation's Capital Darden School Field Elective Gives MBA Students Unprecedented Access to Leaders in Nation’s Capital 2014-04-01 What happens when you cross unparalleled access to U.S. congressmen and defense and aeros.... Read More.
Sisters Forge New Paths With Two Formats of UVa Darden School MBA Sisters Forge New Paths With Two Formats of U.Va.'s Darden School MBA 2014-03-28 2014 heralded new possibilities for sisters Katie and Elisabeth Wright. Katie, a Second Year full-time MBA student at the University of Virginia Darden Sc.... Read More.
Darden School of Business Announces Largest UVa iLab Incubator Class Darden School of Business Announces Largest U.Va. i.Lab Incubator Class 2014-03-24 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation today announced the ventures accepted i.... Read More.
University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers studying a potentially deadly parasitic infection have discovered an unknown ways that human cells are killed, with the parasitic amoeba essentially nibbling cells to death as a piranha might attack its prey.
Until now, researchers had assumed that the amoeba, Entamoeba histolytica, killed and then engulfed and consumed human cells. But the UVA research upends that idea, suggesting instead that the amoeba takes small bites of the...Read More
Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have overcome one of the greatest challenges in biology and taken a major step toward being able to grow whole organs and tissues from stem cells. By manipulating the appropriate signaling, the UVA researchers have turned embryonic stem cells into a fish embryo, essentially controlling embryonic development.
The research will have dramatic impact on the future use of stem cells to better the human condition, providing a...Read More
Under the microscope, they glow like streetlights, forming tidy rows that follow the striations of muscle tissue. They are mitochondria, the powerhouses of cells, and researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have created a method to illuminate and understand them in living creatures like never before. Not only can the researchers make the mitochondria fluoresce, to glow for the microscope, but they can discern from...Read More
As one of the nation's leading experts in alternative dispute resolution and administrator for funds for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the BP oil spill, and the Boston marathon bombings, among others, Kenneth Feinberg has helped decide who gets billions in compensation. But perhaps the most challenging part of his role is handling the fragile emotions of victims and their families, Feinberg said Friday in a talk at the University of Virginia School of Law..... Read More.
Engaged couple Kevin Richards and Grace Bielawski, third-year students at the University of Virginia School of Law, won the school's 85th Lile Moot Court Competition on April 5..... Read More.
Bob Bauer and Ben Ginsburg, co-chairs of the Presidential Commission on Elections, wil discuss their recent report on voting issues..... Read More.
Judge Robert Shelby '98 provided insights into the confirmation process and his first two years as a federal district judge..... Read More.
Social media and technology researcher Danah Boyd likes to tell this story as an illustration of the power of mass data gathering:
A couple of years ago, a 16-year-old Minneapolis girl received a mailing advertisement from Target. The ad congratulated her on her pregnancy and suggested she buy some infant care products.
The girl’s father was incensed and chewed out the manager of a local Target store. A few days later, the father called the manager to apologize — his daughter was pregnant, and Target’s corporate marketers and statisticians had found...Read More
In the final two home matches of the season, the No. 5 Virginia men’s tennis team celebrated the careers of its seniors — Alex Domijan, Justin Shane and Ian Uriguen — while clinching its 11th consecutive ACC regular season title and breaking an all-sport ACC record. After tying the record Friday upon defeating No. 32 North Carolina State, the Cavaliers extended the program’s conference win streak to 117 matches Sunday in a 7-0 rout of No. 23 Wake Forest.
The University of Virginia announced today that Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty of the Darden School of Business upon the completion of his second term as the school’s dean in 2015. During nearly a decade as dean and his previous 23 years of teaching, he has advanced Darden’s presence and stature on the global stage.
If you’ve ever been to a Washington Capitals hockey game, you’ve probably seen University of Virginia physics professor Lou Bloomfield on the Verizon Center’s Jumbotron explaining the physics of hockey.
“Professor Lou,” as he is called on TV, is science central on a feature segment called “Forces of Hockey,” which is produced by the Capitals and aired on the team’s associated cable networks, on the NHL Network, and shown during breaks between play at Caps games.... Read More
Transverse section of the Rotunda, looking north. Much of the new mechanical equipment will be housed in a new, underground mechanical room that will be created beneath the east courtyard.