Recent Articles by

Lorenzo Perez

September 29, 2020
A UVA astronomy professor is part of a team that determined that matter makes up 31% of the total amount of matter and energy in the universe, with the remainder consisting of dark energy.
September 23, 2020
Members of UVA’s newly formed Arctic Research Center will work directly with residents of Utqiaġvik, Alaska, as they face the effects of climate change.
May 04, 2020
Jim Galloway and Timothy Wilson last week became the fourth and fifth UVA faculty members elected to the National Academy of Sciences for their pathbreaking research.
April 27, 2020
Lawrie Balfour, professor of politics, and Brian Teare, associate professor in the Creative Writing Program, are among 175 scholars, writers, artists and scientists receiving the prestigious fellowships this year.
November 19, 2019
A new lab, part of UVA’s Democracy Initiative, is examining the cause and cost of corruption throughout the world. It kicked off its activities Tuesday by hearing from an anti-corruption activist.
November 05, 2019
The latest evidence that gene may not be destiny comes from Kathleen Krol’s study of maternal-infant interactions and how they affect the expression of genes that are important to babies’ development of oxytocin systems.
October 15, 2019
Few university astronomy departments have more than one faculty member who has been awarded a prestigious Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. UVA has three, among seven total on Grounds.
October 04, 2019
Beattie, whose latest novel is “A Wonderful Stroke of Luck,” will give a reading Oct. 17 and two subsequent lectures as part of the Kapnick residency.
May 21, 2019
Competing against students from some of the top university journalism programs in the country, a pair of graduating students won UVA’s first student Emmy prize for a media studies course project.
May 01, 2019
The initiative’s newest labs will examine social media’s effects on democracy and research best practices for confronting authoritarianism through American foreign policy.