Deborah Lawrence is part of a multidisciplinary group of UVA faculty members that is delving into the social issues involving land use, energy and the environment.
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March 03, 2016
With the Earth’s population at about 7.4 billion people, and projected to grow to about 9 billion by the middle of the century, the need for food and fuel could increasingly be at odds.
February 24, 2016
Species-diverse unmanaged forests may be less susceptible to the damaging effects of ground-level ozone – toxic to many species of vegetation and to humans – than previously understood.
February 17, 2016
A family history of hearing loss and a talent for science brought student William Butler to his neuroscience major.
February 16, 2016
Abstract calculations come to near-reality for aerospace engineering students enrolled in Professor James McDaniel’s course, which is already attracting new majors.
February 11, 2016
The first male college graduate from a family of watermen who have fished the Chesapeake Bay for centuries, Britton Shackelford battles big tuna and fishing rivals on the National Geographic television show.
February 03, 2016
Vision, leadership and close collaboration are the qualities the University seeks in its next chief research officer, who will be backed by $200 million in new investment.
January 21, 2016
The course took 18 students from museums and aquariums to the waters of the Chesapeake Bay for a firsthand understanding of how seafood reaches their plates.
January 15, 2016
UVA environmental scientist William Ruddiman says new ice core data and other evidence confirm that early human agriculture cancelled natural cooling of Earth’s climate.
December 17, 2015
Matthew Oreska and Karen McGlathery have authored seagrass restoration guidelines that were presented by scientists at the recent Paris climate conference.