Judith Shatin, professor of music and founding director of the Virginia Center for Computer Music, was awarded an invitation-only McKim Commission from the Library of Congress. She will compose a piece for violin and piano, which will premiere in a December 2008 concert at the library. The McKim Fund was established in 1970 in recognition of Leonora Jackson McKim (1880-1969), one of the first American women concert violinists to achieve international fame.
Beta Bridge, one of Charlottesville’s most recognizable landmarks, affords students creative – and sometimes political – expression.
UVA School of Medicine Professor Leigh Grossman is making her pediatric expertise available not only to medical students, residents and pediatricians, but now also to parents and care-givers.
UVA researchers are revolutionizing solar cell technology by speeding the design process for materials that are efficient and stable over a wide range of temperatures, while remaining inexpensive to produce in large quantities.