October 7, 2011 — In response to the needs of a nation embracing the Industrial Revolution, the Board of Visitors at the still-young University of Virginia in 1836 established civil engineering as a formal course of study.
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October 07, 2011
March 30, 2010
March 30, 2010 — Doris Kuhlmann-Wilsdorf, a pioneering professor at the University of Virginia, died March 25 in Charlottesville. A funeral service is planned for 3 p.m. on April 1 at the University Chapel.
March 11, 2010
March 10, 2010 — The University of Virginia is one of nine institutions of higher education to receive a 2010 Beckman Scholars Award from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, which will help further undergraduate
September 24, 2009
September 25, 2009 — Kevin Janes, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Virginia, is one of 55 engineers and scientists from around the country to receive a 2009 National Institutes of Health "New Innov
May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009 — University of Virginia computer science professor Jack W.
April 08, 2009
Darrell Kauric, project manager from the architectural firm of Bohlin, Cywinski, Jackson, talks at the April 17 groundbreaking about the challenges of meshing high-tech, state-of-the-art buildings with U.Va.’s traditional style.
March 02, 2009
U.Va. Joins Prestigious Consortium to Solve Systems Engineering Challenges with U.S. Department of Defense
March 2, 2009 — The Department of Systems and Information Engineering at the University of Virginia will serve as a designated research collaborator in the first University-Affiliated Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Defense.
January 27, 2009
January 27, 2009 — William Wulf, the AT&T Professor of Computer Science in the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science and former president of the National Academy of Engineering, has received the Award
January 26, 2009
January 26, 2009 — Trace levels of chemicals contained in pharmaceuticals and consumer products have been found in many metropolitan water supplies. Although their impact on human health is not fully understood, they could potentially threaten water supplies.
January 05, 2009
January 5, 2008 — Elmer L. Gaden Jr., a retired University of Virginia chemical engineering professor, has won the 2009 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize for his pioneering research that enabled the large-scale manufacture of antibiotics.