Anthropologist Gregory Bateson, one of the 20th century’s most interdisciplinary thinkers, developed “cybernetics” and wrote about ecology in its broadest and most in-depth senses.
A simple ceramic water purification tablet invented at U.Va. that can disinfect water simply by resting in a vessel where water is poured will be introduced Friday during a celebration event.
Besides thousands of new students, U.Va. becomes the home to almost 180 new faculty members this fall. They learned about the academic community and other topics at a revamped orientation this week.