Obese people are far more likely to be injured or killed in car crashes. This is because restraint systems are designed for the “average” male. A Ph.D. student is looking for a better design. more >
With the help of UVA Health System mentors, Charlottesville High School students have been learning the art of research for the last five years. more >
Vietnam veterans were exposed to Agent Orange decades before data science came into vogue. Now, UVA students are using that emerging technology to help those suffering from the after-effects of the toxic herbicide. Find out how. more >
The Washington Papers will celebrate its 50th anniversary with two events on Grounds: an open house in its editorial offices and an exhibit of Washington-related materials and original manuscripts, both Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. more >
Kathryn Crespin, a researcher at UVA’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, hopes her research on life expectancy can help Baby Boomers age gracefully. more >
New research from the Curry School of Education and Human Development says “yes and no.” more >
High-intensity interval training is beloved by many for its calorie-burning efficiency. But for cardiovascular and metabolic health, new research from UVA suggests it may not be as superior as we think. more >
Researchers found that when teens reported close, same-gender friendships, especially best friendships, that predicted healthy romantic relationships for them in adulthood. more >