Recent Articles by

Jane Kelly

February 23, 2017
Does the ability to use smartphones to instantly satisfy information needs have any bearing on how much we trust those around us? New research at the University of Virginia is suggesting the answer may be “yes.”
February 15, 2017
China’s current import quota of 34 films per year is posing industry challenges for Hollywood. University of Virginia media studies assistant professor Aynne Kokas has a new book that demystifies the business dealings.
February 13, 2017
Jessica Childress created Juris P. Prudence, a smart and driven 11-year-old lawyer whose adventures teach young readers basic tenets of the law in language they can understand.
February 07, 2017
Experts fielded a range of questions, including how to plan for spring and summer travel. They also offered practical advice to those who may be singled out because they visited countries named in President Trump’s temporary travel ban.
February 02, 2017
A new, free program out of the University of Virginia is helping communities figure out what it means – and takes – for cities to thrive in an increasingly urban world.
January 31, 2017
From voter rights to campaign finance, UVA law professor and Supreme Court expert A.E. Dick Howard describes what to expect from a conservative-leaning court and why.
January 19, 2017
In his latest Reproducibility Project, UVA psychology professor Brian Nosek finds recreating highly influential cancer research is hard to do.
January 17, 2017
The authors assessed data from 2011 to 2013 to determine that the Affordable Care Act resulted in an 8 percent increase in the diagnosis of early-stage colorectal cancer among U.S. seniors aged 65 and older.
December 19, 2016
Educational apps give parents peace of mind. But are they really teaching our children anything? Childhood development researchers at UVA measured what happened when children learned from wooden puzzles and touch screens.
December 19, 2016
UVA’s endowment for student scholarships could reach $300 million with matching support from the Strategic Investment Fund, which provides transformational investments in the quality of a UVA education without relying on tuition or tax dollars.