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Monday, June 29, 2015 | Josh Barney

New laboratory technology that gives doctors the power to examine patients’ DNA quickly and effectively represents “a big step forward for the institution and the patients who come here,” director of the lab Dr. Mani S. Mahadevan said.

Monday, June 29, 2015 | Caroline Newman

In his 29th and final season with the summer theater, director Robert Chapel has assembled a five-show lineup to make you laugh – a lot – and learn something too.

Monday, June 29, 2015 | Skylar Frederick

As part of an effort to include more maker-infused curriculum in the local schools, a group of educators spent time in D.C. learning, building and reminiscing about U.Va.

Friday, June 26, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Kristopher Norris and Sam Speers’ new book offers case studies of five churches, ranging from an evangelical megachurch in California to a Baltimore congregation in the thick of the gay rights movement.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | Dan Heuchert

Thousands of local fans streamed into the John Paul Jones Arena Thursday evening to greet their heroes in person, celebrating the team’s first national title in 129 years of playing baseball.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | Josh Barney

Doctors stress that the treatment is not a cure for patients with a rare form of leukemia, but can buy time for patients as they seek stem cell donors. It’s also an approach that could be used against other cancers, they said.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | Josh Barney

As potential new stem-cell treatments for blindness caused by diabetic retinopathy advance toward trials, the research team answered one key question: Where should the stem cells come from?

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | Laura Longhine

Yes, Kelly Thomas really does want to become a rocket scientist, and the summer internships she has landed appear to have her on the right track.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | Skylar Frederick

Dickerson, a 1991 U.Va. graduate, talks about how his time in Charlottesville prepared him for his latest career stop, offers advice to students who wish to follow in his footsteps and reveals his favorite spot on Grounds.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | Josh Barney

U.Va. researchers have identified a protein that could be a potential target for a drug that could prevent sperm cells from binding with eggs.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | Will Mullany

As part of the Engineering School’s Service Learning Practicum, groups of fourth-year students gain real-world experience by creating software to benefit local charities.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | Jane Kelly

The young women and men were hand-picked by the State Department to become Mandela Washington Fellows, a program designed to support the continent’s next wave of leaders.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | Matt Kelly

Officials are asking employees to find ways to cut their energy demand from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday. Anyone up for a walking meeting?

Monday, June 22, 2015 | Laura Longhine

Jean Salac thought her future was in chemical engineering, until she took her first chemical engineering class, that is. Now she’s helping other students identify their engineering callings.

Monday, June 22, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

In addition to Ceaser’s honor, several U.Va. programs and people recently earned professional recognition, including the U.Va. Children’s Hospital.

Monday, June 22, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Using high-tech dating methods on the remains of scarlet macaws, the researchers found that Pueblo sociopolitical complexity developed much earlier than previously thought.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 | Josie Pipkin

The Association of Computing Machinery has given its Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award to Wm. Wulf, who received U.Va.’s first Ph.D. in computer science and went on to become a national leader in the field.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 | Anthony P. de Bruyn

Many of the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Group on University Climate and Culture bolstered efforts already underway, while others are receiving further exploration.

Friday, June 19, 2015 | Jane Kelly

Twenty-five of Africa’s top young leaders embark upon a six-week civil leadership program Monday at U.Va.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 | Will Mullany

On Wednesday, Trevor Kemp and Darius Nabors set out on a 59-week tour through all 59 national parks in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Park Service.


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