The Razor is a 3D-printed, hand-launchable, fully autonomous U.A.V. developed by Professor David Sheffler in partnership with the Mitre Corporation. The flying-wing aircraft's design was developed through a rapid prototyping process and refined over the course of several iterations. The aircraft was built with freely available off-the-shelf parts, including an Android smartphone that acts as the central processor.
The vice provost of scademic affairs shared research on the little-known history on which the University of Virginia was built. Her research exposes riots, rules, education, slavery and a database to explore more.
Despite the widening racial achievement gap among U.S. college students, African-American students at U.Va. are achieving high graduation rates and better grades with the help of the Office of African-American Affairs.
Kevin Spacey – Academy Award winner, world-renowned stage actor and current star of the hit Netflix series, “House of Cards” – will speak Oct. 18 at John Paul Jones Arena in the second installment of the President’s Speaker Series for the Arts.
Courtly love and lively battles come alive in colorful and stylistically varied Indian paintings from the 15th to the 19th centuries in the new exhibit, “Realms of Earth and Sky,” at The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia.
Two federal research grants, worth $3.5 million, will help U.Va. researchers develop models to predict changes to coastal zones, home to nearly half of the world’s population.
A look back at Opening Convocation, when the Class of 2018 signed the honor pledge and officially joined the U.Va. community.
In more than a decade at U.Va., Neuman has skillfully balanced the enduring legacy of one of America’s foremost architects with the needs of a growing modern research university.
The Philadelphia-based firm – which has partnered with the University for more than two decades – will continue to manage the University’s residential and retail dining centers, catering and vending services, and athletics-related concessions.
The Washington Post recently published a video profile of Rare Book School, a program based at the University of Virginia on the history of written, printed, and born-digital materials. Learn more about the program on its website, or read about a recent grant to create new fellowships for professionals who are underrepresented in the field.
Russia’s ambassador to the United States came to U.Va. Tuesday to share his country’s view on the situation in Ukraine, offering students and the community a valuable opportunity to hear from a seasoned diplomat.
U.Va. student Russell Bogue reflects upon spending the summer between his second and third years in Taipei, Taiwan, surveying the political views of university students, the island nation’s future leaders.
First-year students have an opportunity to develop stronger connections with their advisers before selecting majors by taking a one-credit College Advising Seminar, or COLA.
The new all-sports competition will award points based on head-to-head matchups in 21 sports, plus a fan-decided point.
In his “First Lecture” to first-year students in the College of Arts & Sciences, Ian Baucom urged his audience to embrace U.Va.’s history and traditions while daring to break new paths for the University.
Members of the Class of 2018 formally entered U.Va.’s “community of trust” on Sunday by signing the honor pledge at the University’s opening convocation. Their reward: ice cream.
With a new name and new digs in renovated New Cabell Hall, the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs is seeking to link research across Grounds, offer career and professional development and boost efforts to diversify the graduate student body.
Doctors will use focused ultrasound to destroy fibroadenomas, which are harmless and non-cancerous lumps in the breast. If successful, they ultimately hope to use the technology on more dangerous tumors.
The 3,690 members of the Class of 2018 arrived at the University of Virginia on Friday and Saturday. It meant a surge of activity on Grounds as the summer gave way to the beginning of the academic year, and it also meant a surge of activity on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Here’s a look at #UVAMoveIn:
Milani, professor of Persian literature and women’s studies, won awards for her translations of the work of Simin Behbahani, who died Tuesday. The courageous poet was an inspiration for Milani and many of her compatriots, inside and outside Iran.