Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

February 27, 2019
UVA’s miniature space satellite, called a CubeSat, is in Houston and soon will be launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore.
February 21, 2019
An institute founded as part of the University’s Cornerstone Plan brings together faculty from a range of disciplines to tackle complex problems involving the brain.
February 15, 2019
Technology developed by chemistry professor Brooks Pate is being used by the pharmaceutical industry – and now by local distilleries.
February 05, 2019
Obese people are far more likely to be injured or killed in car crashes. This is because restraint systems are designed for the “average” male. A Ph.D. student is looking for a better design.
January 29, 2019
After her family weathered Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Megan Routbort focused her passions – and career goals – on battling climate change and embracing environmental sustainability.
January 18, 2019
From designing drugs to global health, to criminal justice reform, scientists and clinicians from a range of fields are using data science to improve lives.
January 16, 2019
Stay up late Sunday night and watch the moon disappear. Stay up later and watch it reappear. It’s not magic; it’s a total eclipse.
January 09, 2019
A Ph.D. in STEM means a career in a lab or the field, right? Not necessarily. Increasingly, scientists are turning to public policy.
January 03, 2019
Anne Verbiscer, a project scientist for NASA’s New Horizon spacecraft, helped select the space object Ultima Thule for the New Year’s Day flyby.
January 02, 2019
UVA’s Global Infectious Diseases Institute is funding cross-disciplinary approaches to address health problems around the globe.

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