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

October 5, 2017 | 12:02 am
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

October 4, 2017 | 12:02 am
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.

Initiatives Help UVA Grow Sponsored Research by 10 Percent This Year

September 1, 2017 | 12:02 am
Research funding growth is trending upward as UVA invests in its enterprise.

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

July 8, 2017 | 12:07 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

July 7, 2017 | 12:07 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

July 5, 2017 | 12:08 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

July 1, 2017 | 12:09 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.

Whitaker Fellowships Propel Research Careers of Four Promising UVA Grads

June 30, 2017 | 12:07 am
The biomedical engineering graduates, who all plan to pursue doctorates, will spend a year pursuing research opportunities around the globe.

UVA Reverses Depression Symptoms in Mice Using Probiotics

June 30, 2017 | 12:07 am
The researchers have identified a biological process responsible for the probiotic’s effect on mood. Based on this, they believe the findings should hold true in people.

BOV’s Latest Strategic Investment Looks to Extend the Frontiers of New Technology

June 30, 2017 | 12:07 am
The Board of Visitors, through its Strategic Investment Fund, is financing an initiative to create more energy-efficient materials, devices and systems with new functionality to drive modern life.

From Charlottesville to Chile, Powerful APOGEE Ready for a Starring Role

June 30, 2017 | 12:07 am
UVA astronomers this week are installing a device in Chile that will allow them to more deeply explore the Milky Way.

Andrew Johnston Brings Global Perspective to Historic Preservation Program

June 30, 2017 | 12:07 am
Johnston, the new director of the School of Architecture’s Historic Preservation Program, says that heritage matters to architecture and design practice.

UVA Physicists, Engineers Paving Way for Wider Use of New Solar Cell Materials

June 30, 2017 | 12:07 am
UVA researchers are revolutionizing solar cell technology by speeding the design process for materials that are efficient and stable over a wide range of temperatures, while remaining inexpensive to produce in large quantities.

Appalachia’s Unseen Cancer Crisis

June 30, 2017 | 12:07 am
“Look at the war on poverty that President Johnson declared decades ago,” UVA public health researcher Nengliang (Aaron) Yao said. “We lost that war.”

Historian’s New Book Tracks the Post-WWII Rise of Conservative Media

June 30, 2017 | 12:07 am
In “Messengers of the Right,” Assistant Professor Nicole Hemmer examines the predecessors to today’s conservative media and the history of their rise to prominence.

Bold UVA Research Could End Lung Shortages, Save Lives of Recipients

June 29, 2017 | 12:07 am
The National Institutes of Health are investing more than $8.6 million in several promising areas of UVA research related to lung transplants that could make a major difference in patients’ lives.

UVA Sociologist Explains How Germans’ Memories of War Changed Over Time

June 29, 2017 | 12:07 am
In his new book, sociologist Jeffrey Olick analyzes how German leaders have addressed the country’s national memory of its Nazi past since the end of World War II, and the changing approaches they have used.