The scholars gathered on Grounds last week for an international conference examining how big data and the new frontiers of media technology introduced by Facebook, Google and other global companies have penetrated our daily lives.
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October 13, 2017
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has given its Campus Sustainability Research Award to UVA and other members of a network seeking to measure and reduce their outputs of reactive nitrogen.
September 15, 2017
The Kenneth G. Elzinga Professorship in Economics and the Law honors a professor who has taught – and inspired – more students than anyone in UVA history.
July 06, 2017
UVA researchers are focusing on a little-understood villain in the Alzheimer’s progression: extracellular tau oligomers, which appear to influence events within brain cells.
June 27, 2017
The hirings of Scott C. Doney and Lawrence E. Band will boost the new UVA Environmental Resilience Institute, a cross-disciplinary initiative to study the scientific and policy implications of various environmental issues.
May 03, 2017
Mark Doty’s place in contemporary literature as a peerless poet and memoirist makes him an ideal Kapnick Writer-in-Residence, UVA creative writing faculty members say.
April 18, 2017
UVA is at the forefront of a growing campaign to build awareness and action around the importance of reactive nitrogen as a lesser-known component of climate-forcing greenhouse gases and a major contributor to acid rain, dead zones and smog.
March 01, 2017
It is one thing to admire the work of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg; it is quite another to perform it with them watching intently from the front row.
February 14, 2017
The fourth Kapnick Distinguished Writer-in-Residence earned glowing reviews for his three weeks on Grounds, which included well-attended events and intimate, one-to-one talks with aspiring writers.
December 01, 2016
The dynamic, new offering will place first-year students on a path of global engagement that will carry through their careers at UVA and beyond.