A team of graduate and undergraduate engineering students will use some of their prize money to send their creation to a Turkish man who suggested the project, and refund the rest to United Cerebral Palsy.
Innovation expert Michael Horn said the higher-education business model is broken, but online education may be part of the fix.
With help from the library, a University of Virginia environmental scientist is working to gather atmospheric data by remote-controlled hexacopter.
The reality of being a global corporation, market-driven science and engineering and the role training plays in those fields, megatrends shaping business strategy, such as the world’s growing need for food and renewable energy – these are all topics DuPont’s CEO will address in her Q&A-style lecture March 27.
During a public talk Monday, a visiting scholar will discuss a digital humanities project that uses maps to convey a rich amount of data on the ancient Roman world.
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.
Students at the University of Virginia and Duke University will soon have new opportunities to use advanced teleconferencing technology to learn Creole and Tibetan.
A project just under way will bring advanced manufacturing technologies to local teachers and students, and serve as a national model for similar efforts.
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.