Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

April 22, 2009
April 22, 2009 — Teachers ask. Parents ask. "Why don't students like school?" Many students ask that question, too, as they struggle to stay attentive in class, while waiting for the bell to ring so they can pay attention to the things that really interest them.
April 20, 2009
April 20, 2009 — University of Virginia students took on the roles of farmers, policymakers, land developers, watermen and concerned citizens this month in the first large-scale testing of the U.Va.
April 16, 2009
April 16, 2009 — A reminder that the University of Virginia will hold a joint groundbreaking celebration Friday at 3 p.m. for two buildings that will serve as an engineering and science gateway to the University and support faculty and student research.
April 16, 2009
April 17, 2009 — The University of Virginia's Department of Physics will host its annual National Physics Day Show Wednesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in room 203 of the Physics Building.
April 14, 2009
April 13, 2009 — The University of Virginia's two astronomical observatories will host several free open houses in the coming weeks.
April 10, 2009
April 10, 2009 — Picture the textbook atom.
April 01, 2009
April 1, 2009 — "Making Central Virginia a Great Place to Age: Community Research Partnerships," is the subject of a communitywide and pan-University of Virginia research forum to be held Monday from 1 to 4 p.m. in Sandridge Hall at the John Paul Jones Arena.
April 01, 2009
March 31, 2009 — Deborah Lawrence, associate professor of environmental sciences at the University of Virginia, has been named a Jefferson Science Fellow by the U.S. Department of State, pending diplomatic security clearance approval.
March 30, 2009
March 31, 2009 — The Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Virginia is unveiling the face of research across Grounds with a student video co
March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009 — A new study indicates that some aspects of peoples' cognitive skills — such as the ability to make rapid comparisons, remember unrelated information and detect relationships — peak at about the age of 22, and then begin a slow decline starting around age 27.