Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

March 16, 2017
A group of UVA spacecraft design students soon will build and operate a ground station to communicate with a satellite they also are building.
March 09, 2017
Hint: UVA environmental sciences professor Stephen Macko has worked with both during a wide-raging academic career that has inspired hundreds of students to pursue careers in science.
March 09, 2017
Neuroscientists have found that healthy neurons receive messages from injured neighbors that can lead to death. If they can block these messages from getting through, they may be able to slow the progress of neurodegenerative diseases.
March 01, 2017
Evolutionary biologist Robert Cox studies the brown anole lizard to better understand how genes and hormones interact during development.
February 19, 2017
Statistician Karen Kafadar is developing new techniques for understanding the difference between length of diagnosis and length of life regarding cancer screening.
January 31, 2017
Once head of a major pharmaceutical enterprise, Horst Wallrabe followed a new passion in his retirement: cell biology.
January 27, 2017
A $1.4 million foundation grant will help researchers from UVA and the University of Utah investigate ways to improve eyewitness identification procedures.
January 26, 2017
The detection of a group of gravitationally bound dwarf galaxies lends support to the idea that large galaxies are formed by the merger of smaller ones.
January 20, 2017
UVA astronomers this week are installing a device in Chile that will allow them to more deeply explore the Milky Way.
January 11, 2017
Philip E. Bourne, a leading big data researcher and administrator with experience in both academia and the business world, will join the University faculty in May.