Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

April 08, 2019
Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness. The key to slowing the progression of the disease is catching it early. A UVA neuroscientist is gaining insights.
April 03, 2019
UVA and the other 14 Atlantic Coast Conference member schools have more in common than sports. This week, they show off innovations in science, engineering, art and architecture in Washington, D.C.
April 02, 2019
A new understanding of cell migration may eventually help in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases – and even allow children to “get out of their wheelchairs and live an enhanced quality of life.”
March 21, 2019
A Monday seminar, “Advancing the Practice of Transdisciplinary Research: Disasters, Bio-Threats, and Social Behavior,” kicks off a series of Building Bridges Lectures, sponsored by UVA’s four pan-University institutes.
March 20, 2019
Applying radio astronomy, a UVA astronomer and his colleagues have detailed the actions of two stars in gravitational rotation.
March 19, 2019
Ph.D. graduates in science and technology increasingly are seeking jobs outside of academia. A Mirzayan Fellowship at the National Academies offers opportunities in policymaking.
March 07, 2019
Twenty-two million Americans have sleep apnea. But the biomechanics of this health problem are not well-understood. An engineering professor is mapping out better understanding.
February 28, 2019
Faculty members and students are participating today and Saturday in panel discussions and workshops centered on science and communication involving resilience.
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.