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Tuesday, October 6, 2015 | Emily Dinning

The test, developed by doctors at U.Va. and West Virginia University, gives teens an early warning of future problems, but with plenty of time to change behaviors and lower the risks.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Faculty and students across the University are using the problem-solving method to find tangible solutions to some of the most pressing problems, from water scarcity to education policy, corporate strategy to government gridlock.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 | Audrey Breen

The headlines are full of negative stories about youth of color, but Joanna Lee Williams says this can dehumanize ethnic minority youth. A conference this week will highlight youths’ strengths and emphasize the value in cultural connections.

Monday, October 5, 2015 | Lorenzo Perez

Wyatt Andrews, a U.Va. alumnus and prominent broadcast journalist, will teach courses on the news media, journalism ethics and multimedia news reporting as a professor of practice.

Monday, October 5, 2015 | Matt Kelly

One app recommends exercise, while another suggests a medication that precludes exercise. Computer science professor John Stankovic is working on an application that helps smartphone users resolve the conflicts.

Monday, October 5, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Alumnus J. Patrick Adair is the artistic mastermind behind late night talk shows, circus productions and iconic events like “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.” He recently guided U.Va. drama students building the set of their latest production.

Friday, October 2, 2015 | Matt Charles , | Mitchell Powers

University of Virginia employees have led all state agencies in giving to the Commonwealth of Virginia charity drive at least 16 consecutive years, and donated nearly $1 million last year. This year’s drive kicks off Monday.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Wilson is already one of the most accessible presidents in U.S. history, thanks to the Papers of Woodrow Wilson, published by Princeton University Press. Now, U.Va. Press will put more than 38,400 documents online through their electronic imprint, Rotunda.

Thursday, October 1, 2015 | Josh Barney

A study of women who underwent bariatric surgery found multiple health benefits, including the elimination of precancerous uterine growths.

Thursday, October 1, 2015 | Elizabeth Thiel Mather

The multimillion-dollar center will focus on cyber systems that interact with, and help control, the human environment.

Thursday, October 1, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Second-year MBA student and champion race car driver Brad Jaeger is driven to succeed in the classroom and on the track.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | Katie McNally

Every year, Virginia guaranteed admission agreements bring a new depth of experience and diversity to the U.Va. community. Community college students who transfer through this program are helping enrich life on Grounds.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | Kristy Schantz

U.Va.’s Miller Center and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute release the collection today that includes interviews with the late senator and others recounting the life and legacy of one of the most influential legislators in U.S. history.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 | John Kelly

The 2015 Virginia Film Festival, held Nov. 5-8, boasts an impressive lineup of feature films and documentaries, with screenings and discussions facilitated by some of the biggest names in the industry and in academia.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 | Lorenzo Perez

The forum will aim to bring the world’s leading authors, filmmakers, scholars and artists to discuss five topics – race, war, the environment, globalization and democratic citizenship – through the critical lens afforded by the humanities.

Monday, September 28, 2015 | Katie McNally

This fall, U.Va. joins the Coalition for Affordability, Access, and Success, a group of more than 80 colleges and universities that is developing a new, expanded college application platform.

Monday, September 28, 2015 | Josh Barney

Emergency medicine physicians at U.Va. suggest that health care providers and passengers alike think ahead before they get on a plane and find themselves in a difficult situation.

Sunday, September 27, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Each year, the Mead Endowment invites about a dozen faculty members to submit their “dream ideas” for creative projects that will allow them to engage with students in meaningful and memorable ways that enrich the academic experience.

Friday, September 25, 2015 | Katie McNally

Not many first-year law students have written a brief for a high court, so first-year undergraduate Zaakir Tameez is well ahead of the curve. In September, he submitted an amicus brief to the Texas Supreme Court advocating for Texas high school students.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 | Jane Kelly

U.Va. teaches 24 languages. The latest are Swahili and the Mayan dialect K’iche’, the latter offered through a collaboration with Duke and Vanderbilt universities.


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