Lucia Tian spent the past year working as an intern at NASA and, in her spare time, worked with fellow interns to design an artificial gravity spacecraft that could transport humans to Mars. The team presented their plans at a student design competition last week. more >
With hacks now commonplace, UVA professors are aiding high school teachers in introducing cybersecurity concepts into their classrooms. more >
Almost all of the funding will go directly to supporting underrepresented STEM graduate students at UVA, with the goal of addressing the nation’s critical need for a more diverse STEM workforce and professoriate. more >
NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, who studied at Darden in 2015, answers all of the space travel questions you never knew you had. more >
Recent findings by UVA physicists are providing new insights to the makings of matter. more >
An aquarium fish may help researchers solve such neurological diseases as muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, autism and others. more >
The survey found that 83 percent of students who enroll in UVA’s Engineering School earn their undergraduate degrees in four years. So what’s the secret? more >
As more planets are discovered beyond our solar system, astronomers are trying to determine which ones could harbor life. A UVA Ph.D. candidate is narrowing the search. more >