With help from the library, a University of Virginia environmental scientist is working to gather atmospheric data by remote-controlled hexacopter.
Science has the tremendous potential to help solve some of the most urgent challenges facing the world today, DuPont CEO tells U.Va. audience.
A statewide network designed to accelerate innovation and economic growth has awarded proof-of-concept funding to 18 innovative university research projects across the commonwealth.
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.
U.Va. astronomers, working with an international team of scientists, have discovered hundreds of stars rapidly moving together in long, looping orbits around the center of our galaxy. The finding gives insight to how galaxies form and evolve.
Pretend play that involves uses of the imagination to create a fantasy world or situation can be fun for preschool children, but a new University of Virginia study finds that it is not as crucial to a child's development as currently believed.
Two years after changing the way it trains future doctors, the U.Va. School of Medicine is overhauling how it prepares the biomedical scientists of tomorrow.
July 24, 2012 — Kathryn Thornton is a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of Virginia. She is a former NASA astronaut, with more than 975 hours in space, including 21 hours of extravehicular activity. In 2010, she was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame.
She responded Monday to questions about her late NASA colleague, Sally Ride, who died July 23 of pancreatic cancer.
Reprinted from Unbound, the Engineering School magazine
July 18, 2012 — Fully a decade ago, John Lach, associate professor electrical and computer engineering at the University of Virginia, knew that engineers held a significant stake in the future of the American health care system.
July 5, 2012 — Scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider in Europe announced Wednesday that they have found the strongest evidence to date of the likely existence of the Higgs particle.