Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

September 19, 2017
The University is taking a multi-pronged approach to solving difficult issues involving human interactions with the environment, especially areas along coasts and rivers.
September 14, 2017
Anne Verbiscer, a planetary astronomer who played a key role in NASA’s multinational Cassini mission to Saturn, is now watching its controlled demise.
August 31, 2017
A new Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Museum exhibit on display at the Charles L. Brown Science and Engineering Library dramatizes the damage done by abandoned fishing nets.
August 31, 2017
Research funding growth is trending upward as UVA invests in its enterprise.
August 24, 2017
Environmental scientist Xi Yang is developing a tool to remotely measure photosynthesis and climate interactions.
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.