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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.
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.
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.
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.
The biomedical engineering graduates, who all plan to pursue doctorates, will spend a year pursuing research opportunities around the globe.
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.
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.
UVA astronomers this week are installing a device in Chile that will allow them to more deeply explore the Milky Way.
Johnston, the new director of the School of Architecture’s Historic Preservation Program, says that heritage matters to architecture and design practice.
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.
“Look at the war on poverty that President Johnson declared decades ago,” UVA public health researcher Nengliang (Aaron) Yao said. “We lost that war.”
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.
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.
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.