Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

April 30, 2019
As a pitcher and a student, Chesdin Harrington has pushed himself to be his best. As a role model with a commitment to the community, he has given his best to others.
April 23, 2019
Graduating biomedical engineering student Christina Kim “has had a huge positive impact on our ASL program and on the University during her time here,” a faculty mentor said.
April 11, 2019
An international scientific team has brought to light a supermassive black hole. UVA engineers helped make it happen, applying decades of technology development.
April 08, 2019
Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness. The key to slowing the progression of the disease is catching it early. A UVA neuroscientist is gaining insights.
April 03, 2019
UVA and the other 14 Atlantic Coast Conference member schools have more in common than sports. This week, they show off innovations in science, engineering, art and architecture in Washington, D.C.
April 02, 2019
A new understanding of cell migration may eventually help in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases – and even allow children to “get out of their wheelchairs and live an enhanced quality of life.”
March 21, 2019
A Monday seminar, “Advancing the Practice of Transdisciplinary Research: Disasters, Bio-Threats, and Social Behavior,” kicks off a series of Building Bridges Lectures, sponsored by UVA’s four pan-University institutes.
March 20, 2019
Applying radio astronomy, a UVA astronomer and his colleagues have detailed the actions of two stars in gravitational rotation.
March 19, 2019
Ph.D. graduates in science and technology increasingly are seeking jobs outside of academia. A Mirzayan Fellowship at the National Academies offers opportunities in policymaking.
March 07, 2019
Twenty-two million Americans have sleep apnea. But the biomechanics of this health problem are not well-understood. An engineering professor is mapping out better understanding.