As a child whose family was hurt by addiction, basketball was an outlet for UVA associate professor Joseph Williams. His life experiences are now a driving force behind his research.
After researching how impact investment can combat poverty around the world, Batten School professor Christine Mahoney is looking to tackle issues closer to home.
The neurobiologist says the key to beating Alzheimer’s might be preventing it before symptoms start.
Esther Poveda Moreno, who grew up in Spain, teaches “Writing for Social Justice and Change,” a Spanish class in the Civic & Community Engagement Program.
Historian John Edwin Mason discovered his academic muse in an unlikely place: Eastside Speedway in Waynesboro.
Biomedical engineering professor Jason Papin and his research team are developing computer models that can predict cells’ behavior, giving us important information about how infections spread, how antibiotic resistance grows and more.
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Kevin Gaines previously taught at Princeton University, the University of Texas and the University of Michigan. “His appointment puts UVA on the map for the study of, and research in, civil rights and social justice,” the chair of UVA’s history department said.
University of Virginia's Shawn Russell is passionate about getting people outside of their comfort zones. As a professor of orthopedic surgery, he helps those with disabilities take on skiing, through the local Wintergreen Adaptive Sports program.