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UVA Law’s Goluboff, History’s Miller Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 19, 2018 | 12:05 am
They become the 37th and 38th members of the UVA faculty to win election to the prestigious academy, founded in 1780.

UVA Study Focuses on ‘Speed Bumps’ Protecting Against Alzheimer’s Disease

April 19, 2018 | 12:05 am
UVA researchers are focusing on a little-understood villain in the Alzheimer’s progression: extracellular tau oligomers, which appear to influence events within brain cells.

5 Myths That Inhibit School Turnaround

April 19, 2018 | 12:05 am
Curry School of Education professor Coby Meyers shares insights from his new book about the myths that hinder efforts to rapidly improve low-performing schools.

UVA Psychologist Calls Reading ‘Miraculous.’ His New Book Explains Why

April 19, 2018 | 12:05 am
In “The Reading Mind,” cognitive psychologist Daniel Willingham shows reading is more than decoding letters and words. The mind enters an unfathomable world where context is everything.

Strategic Grant to Boost Research Opportunities for Graduate Nursing Students

April 19, 2018 | 12:05 am
The grant from the Board of Visitors’ Strategic Investment Fund will make cutting-edge research a more prominent part of the education of nursing master’s students.

At the Intersection of Teachers, Stress and Guns

February 23, 2018 | 11:06 pm
In the wake of the mass murder at a Florida high school, some suggest training and arming teachers with firearms will deter attacks. UVA associate professor Patricia Jennings, an expert in teacher stress, shares her views.

Death on the Decline: Law Professor’s Book Probes the Drop in Capital Punishment

February 23, 2018 | 11:06 pm
The death penalty in the United States is on the decline. A UVA law professor’s new book explains why.

As Immunotherapy Ramps Up, Chemist Wins $600,000 Early Career Grant

February 23, 2018 | 11:06 pm
Developing therapies to strengthen the immune system against cancer and other deadly diseases is a growing strength at UVA. Chemist Ken Hsu is part of the effort.