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December 19, 2016
Educational apps give parents peace of mind. But are they really teaching our children anything? Childhood development researchers at UVA measured what happened when children learned from wooden puzzles and touch screens.
December 19, 2016
UVA’s endowment for student scholarships could reach $300 million with matching support from the Strategic Investment Fund, which provides transformational investments in the quality of a UVA education without relying on tuition or tax dollars.
December 12, 2016
Using synthesizers and digital tools, Peter Bussigel’s students are exploring music in a whole new way.
December 08, 2016
Brian Nosek’s online “preprint” services have the potential to change the model for communication among academic researchers.
November 19, 2016
Dean Strang, who will teach an upcoming January Term course, weighs in on a last-minute federal court move that blocked Brendan Dassey’s early release from prison.
November 17, 2016
A UVA psychologist showed young children two videos, one in which bad behavior was corrected and another where it was tolerated, then asked, “Who did the right thing?”
November 07, 2016
Students taking Associate Professor Vikram Jaswal’s course are learning alongside a group of autistic adults in Northern Virginia – and are surprised by what they are finding.
November 03, 2016
A grant from the Dominion Foundation will support UVA’s exploration of a historic, six-mile trail that links Morven Farm with Highland, the home of James Monroe, and Thomas Jefferson’s home and plantation, Monticello.
November 01, 2016
Khizr Khan addressed hundreds of students, faculty and friends of the University during a talk interrupted frequently by enthusiastic applause.