Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

August 21, 2017
After three years in operation, UVA’s Data Science Institute is leading the way in its emerging field. More is planned under its second director, Philip Bourne.
August 18, 2017
First-year students have arrived on Grounds, with parents as helping hands, carrying belongings, excitement and a degree of mixed emotions. UVA greeters offered their Wahoo assistance.
August 17, 2017
The moon will eclipse the sun on Monday. A UVA astronomer offers viewing tips.
August 09, 2017
The six-week UVA Advance program offers 65 young students an early taste of college life, and a chance to earn six hours of transferable college credit.
August 04, 2017
An undergraduate astronomy student reflects on a summer spent traveling with UVA faculty members to South Africa and Argentina to capture a very precise event at the edge of our solar system.
August 03, 2017
Researchers have found that dopamine-producing neurons are connected with the brain’s circadian center.
July 28, 2017
The University’s new Global Infectious Diseases Institute is facilitating cross-Grounds networking to tackle society’s biggest health threats.
July 27, 2017
Big challenges in health care, robotics, social issues and more require big data analysis. UVA’s Data Science Institute is leading the way.
July 24, 2017
UVA’s Blandy Experimental Farm, a research and learning facility in the northern Shenandoah Valley, serves dozens of scholars and tens of thousands of visitors each year.
July 20, 2017
A public benefit company, inspired by a UVA civil and environmental engineer, is delivering clean water in a very small package to users around the world.

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