As the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies enters its 40th year, Robert Trent Vinson discusses his vision for balancing the institute’s commitment to local Black communities with its role as a center for global scholarship.
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October 15, 2021
One of the College’s most sought-after undergraduate STEM majors is about to take a giant step forward.
October 12, 2021
Building on 35 years of research on Virginia’s Eastern Shore and funded by a new $5 million NSF grant, a UVA-led team is partnering with local communities to develop options for managing the impacts of a changing climate.
September 17, 2021
Our climate is changing rapidly, and our oceans are changing with it. A new center will bring together researchers from a variety of fields to give science a better understanding of what that will mean for life on Earth.
August 10, 2021
Teaching during a pandemic wasn’t easy for anyone, especially those teaching aspiring actors, musicians and artists. But in some ways, art education may just be better for it.
August 02, 2021
Climate change poses a particular risk to the giant kelp forests off our Pacific coast. A team of researchers at UVA and UC Santa Barbara are working to understand just how important the “sequoias of the sea” are to the future of a fragile environment.
June 16, 2021
As the world awaits the findings of a task force charged with analyzing UFO sightings, due this month, Johnson explains why investigating reports of alien spacecraft isn’t a bad idea.
June 01, 2021
Thanks to a collaboration by neuroscientists and biologists at UVA, genomics research has taken an important step forward.
April 26, 2021
UVA physicist Dinko Počanić is playing a part in making a discovery that could change our understanding of how the universe works.