Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

February 11, 2016
The first male college graduate from a family of watermen who have fished the Chesapeake Bay for centuries, Britton Shackelford battles big tuna and fishing rivals on the National Geographic television show.
February 03, 2016
Vision, leadership and close collaboration are the qualities the University seeks in its next chief research officer, who will be backed by $200 million in new investment.
January 21, 2016
The course took 18 students from museums and aquariums to the waters of the Chesapeake Bay for a firsthand understanding of how seafood reaches their plates.
January 15, 2016
UVA environmental scientist William Ruddiman says new ice core data and other evidence confirm that early human agriculture cancelled natural cooling of Earth’s climate.
December 17, 2015
Matthew Oreska and Karen McGlathery have authored seagrass restoration guidelines that were presented by scientists at the recent Paris climate conference.
December 10, 2015
Astronomers in a UVA instrument design lab are building a specialized instrument to complete the picture of the Milky Way.
December 03, 2015
An astronomy postdoctoral fellow produces a popular science podcast to improve science literacy.
December 01, 2015
As troops fight increasingly lethal wars, UVA’s Center for Applied Biomechanics is looking to reduce injuries from high-energy blasts underneath armored vehicles.
November 18, 2015
Two UVA planetary scientists weigh in on some of the dramatic images of Pluto and its moons sent from the New Horizons spacecraft.
November 12, 2015
A UVA psychology grad student examined what happened when a research assistant “accidentally” toppled a 6- or 7-year-old’s tower of cups.