Educating clinicians and the community on the benefits of palliative care is becoming an increasingly important initiative, as the treatment approach can improve the quality of life for patients who are dealing with life-limiting conditions. more >
Behind Josipa Roksa’s research lies the question of why education does not seem to be delivering on the American dream. Vast inequalities by social class, race and ethnicity persist after decades of reforms and a massive expansion of the public system. more >
The New England Journal of Medicine published the results of an international clinical trial led by UVA that has validated the use of focused ultrasound to treat essential tremor, and the procedure has been approved by the FDA. more >
UVA Today breaks down the makeup of the Class of 2020 and the diverse perspectives they bring to Grounds. more >
Dr. Ariel Gomez, a professor of pediatrics at the UVA School of Medicine, recently earned a national award for his explorations of the role of renin cells in hypertension. more >
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During his 30-year career with the National Park Service, UVA landscape architecture professor Benjamin Howland planned and preserved some of America’s most iconic sites, from White House gardens to Cape Cod’s seascapes. more >
As the fall semester opened Tuesday, a College Advising Seminar for first-year students that explores the merger of presidential politics and religion became the first class to meet inside the newly renovated Rotunda. more >
The roots of economic and gender inequality are based in regional systems of agriculture established thousands of years ago, according to UVA sociologist Rae Lesser Blumberg. more >