Recent Articles by

Mitchell Powers

December 10, 2015
Local food is more than a consumer good for some students at the University, who tend a one-acre plot on University-owned land and run a community-supported agriculture program.
December 10, 2015
Now in his 47th academic year as a faculty member at the University of Virginia, Ken Elzinga is showing no signs of slowing down.
November 10, 2015
Rollover crashes account for about 2 percent of all car crashes, but about a third of all occupant fatalities. Yet there currently are no crash test dummies specifically designed for rollover crashes. UVA engineers are working to change that.
October 12, 2015
University of Virginia history professor Gary Gallagher said he was drawn into the Civil War by a photo of Confederate Gen. James Ewell Brown “Jeb” Stuart.
October 02, 2015
University of Virginia employees have led all state agencies in giving to the Commonwealth of Virginia charity drive at least 16 consecutive years, and donated nearly $1 million last year. This year’s drive kicks off Monday.
September 15, 2015
Environmental scientists have studied Virginia’s mountain streams since 1979. Their findings have contributed to understanding the effects of acid rain, mercury pollution and climate change on natural areas, such as Shenandoah National Park.
June 15, 2015
U.Va. researchers are developing a tiny microchip that will support a new generation of ultra-small wearable health care monitoring devices, powered only by the energy it harvests from body heat, motion or sunlight.
May 18, 2015
Mircea Cernev, a native Moldovan, came to the University of Virginia as a championship-caliber ballroom dancer. As a newly minted graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce, he’s leaving as a world-class financial analyst.
April 20, 2015
How does one go about duplicating the capitals that originally sat atop the Rotunda’s columns when most were lost to a fire in 1895? An inside look at the transatlantic effort to restore Thomas Jefferson’s original design.
February 27, 2015
The recent Salsa Fest brought participants on Grounds from all over the East Coast, showcasing the University’s thriving Latin dance scene.