In the early 2000s, UVA chemist Brooks Pate created a revolutionary method for rapid chemical analysis. Now, an alumni-run start-up is bringing the technology to new pharmaceutical and research markets around the globe.
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March 01, 2016
Alumnus Ben Young blew the investors out of the water in a recent episode of ABC’s Shark Tank. His fitness app, Sworkit, earned a $1.5 million offer from Mark Cuban – the largest tech investment in the show’s history.
February 26, 2016
The primary-source documents of UVA’s Special Collections Library have become an unexpected hub of genealogical research, and for one UVA librarian, a crucial source in unraveling her family’s past.
February 24, 2016
UVA students have created a new social media platform that inspires donations to local charities (like Service Dogs of Virginia) using fun in-app competitions.
February 23, 2016
In a new collaborative exhibit with the Google Cultural Institute, the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities celebrates Eastern Virginia’s vibrant African-American tradition of gospel music.
February 19, 2016
On Friday, the Board of Visitors approved tuition rates for the 2016-17 school year. The rates represent a half-percent decrease from earlier projections as a result of ongoing efficiencies being implemented across the University.
February 18, 2016
UVA Today takes a look at six of the largest student-run entrepreneurship groups on Grounds and how they give students an inside look at the real world of start-ups.
February 17, 2016
On Wednesday afternoon Virginia Senator Mark Warner visited the Batten School’s “Public Policy of the 21st Century” course to discuss the future of the economy and higher education with students.
February 16, 2016
Logan Dandridge hopes his new “Beyond Skin Deep: The UVA Experience” art installation outside Garrett Hall prompts passers-by to look up from their screens and discover the people around them.
February 15, 2016
The growing program introduces first-year, second-year and transfer students to serious academic research through paid research assistant positions.