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Monday, March 2, 2015 | Robert Hull

Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen has recorded the sounds of New York, transforming the city’s sonic landscape into art. Her exhibit opens at the Museum of the City of New York in early March.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Researchers at U.Va.’s School of Medicine examined how stress and obesity contribute to type-2 diabetes, and discovered a surprising process.

Friday, February 27, 2015 | Mitchell Powers

The recent Salsa Fest brought participants on Grounds from all over the East Coast, showcasing the University’s thriving Latin dance scene.

Friday, February 27, 2015 | Geoffrey Skelley

Hans Peter Manz discussed trade and international conflict during an appearance Thursday at the University of Virginia.

Friday, February 27, 2015 | Matt Kelly

Politics professor John M. Owen IV compares fractures within modern Islamism to factions within political Christianity in Europe 500 years ago.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | Ashley Patterson

In the spirit of the liberal arts education that Thomas Jefferson envisioned, faculty members presented some of their favorite ideas to students during “Look Hoos Talking.”

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | Matt Kelly

The challenge is part of the eight-week long RecycleMania competition, which involves more than 600 colleges and universities nationwide. U.Va. is the six-time winner of the “Gorilla Prize” for the commonwealth of Virginia.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Without two of Shakespeare’s friends publishing the collection of his plays in 1623, the world might never have known “Macbeth,” “Twelfth Night,” “Julius Caesar,” “As You Like It” and “The Tempest,” among others.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | McGregor McCance

Formed amid last semester’s intensive discussions are sexual assault and student safety issues, the three working groups are seeking community input on prevention, response and culture measures.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Residents of inner cities are younger, wealthier and better educated than in the past. When they decide to move out of town, though, they appear to be settling into the outer suburbs. Inner suburbs, meanwhile, are seeing higher levels of poverty.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Tim Freilich reflects on his undergraduate experience with Madison House and how it influenced his journey, plus his vision for Madison House into the future.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

Computer simulation expert Shane Davis is a new Sloan Research Fellow, a $50,000 award that has launched other scientists on a trajectory toward the world’s most prestigious prizes in their fields.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Researchers are attempting to boost levels of a molecule, released from muscle tissue during exercise, that can ward off a potentially deadly heart condition affecting many people with diabetes.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

University of Virginia Naval ROTC midshipmen will carry artificial rifles during a planned exercise early Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | Jane Kelly

NAFSA: Association of International Educators has given U.Va. the 2015 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization for expanding global learning for students and scholars.

Monday, February 23, 2015 | Robert Hull

A Ph.D. student in U.Va.’s Center for Computer Music has discovered that songs compressed into MP3 files have ghosts. It gets even spookier – a pop hit from the 1980s holds the key.

Monday, February 23, 2015 | Kimberly Reich

At the Supreme Court on Tuesday, law professor Daniel Ortiz will argue a case at the intersection of criminal and property law involving felons’ rights to transfer or sell non-contraband firearms.

Friday, February 20, 2015 | Joyce Carman

Want to Stretch Your Mind? Check Out Friday’s Jefferson Fellows Symposium

Friday, February 20, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

U.Va. psychology professor David Hill operates one of the few labs in the world to study the development of taste.

Friday, February 20, 2015 | Matt Kelly

Institutional-level sustainability initiatives have saved huge sums and reduced the University’s impact on the environment. Now the Green Workplace Program is bringing the campaign for “small-s sustainability” to individual units.


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