Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

January 09, 2009
January 9, 2009 — Yale University professor Joan A. Steitz will give a public talk, "Beyond Bias and Barriers: A Report on a Report on Women in Science," Thursday, Jan. 15, at 4 p.m. at the auditorium of the Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library.
December 18, 2008
December 18, 2008 — Four University of Virginia professors have been named fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as a fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
December 12, 2008
December 12, 2008 — Astronomy is a science of origins.
December 08, 2008
December 8, 2008 — You really can learn a lot from a dummy.
November 19, 2008
November 19, 2008 — The Space Shuttle Endeavour launched on Friday and docked Saturday evening with the International Space Station. This week, the spacecraft will make a spectacular sweep over Central Virginia, according to an astronomy professor at the University of Virginia.
November 18, 2008
Go to slideshow November 18, 2008 — Ellen Bass had a troubled student. He was smart, but he was doing poorly in her University of Virginia systems engineering class. He seemed unable to focus on his studies.
November 10, 2008
November 11, 2008 — About 120 middle and high school students from as far away as Hampton Roads and Prince George County gave Saturday's Science Career Symposium at Clark Hall rave reviews.
November 04, 2008
November 4, 2008 — The University of Virginia will host a Science Career Symposium for middle and high school students Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Clark Hall.
October 30, 2008
October 30, 2008 — With the days shortening toward winter, many people will begin to experience the winter blahs. For some, the effect can be devastating.
October 28, 2008
 • Audio: Brian Nosek discusses how voters’ implicit beliefs may contradict their declared beliefs (MP3)