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The Light Goes Out for an Econ Icon: Elzinga’s 3M 9100

Published August 21, 2018 in News

The famed overhead projector of Elzinga's Econ 201 class did not survive the move to Culbreth Theatre.

Volunteers Gather in Classrooms and Coffeeshops to Archive Julian Bond's Work

Published August 16, 2018 in News

Volunteers gathered at Minor Hall to transcribe copies of Julian Bond’s speeches, op-ed pieces and other works from UVA’s collection of his personal papers.

What Parents Can Give Their College Students That Money Can't Buy

Published August 2, 2018 in News

Sociologist Josipa Roksa recently published the paper, “The Role of Family Support in Facilitating Academic Success of Low-Income Students.” 

Study: Alzheimer's Drug May Stop Disease If Used Before Symptoms Develop

Published July 31, 2018 in News

George Bloom’s lab specializes in understanding the biochemical changes that lead to Alzheimer’s disease.

Q&A: UVA's Mountain Lake Keeps This Scientist Coming Back Across the Pond

Published July 23, 2018 in News

UVA’s Mountain Lake Biological Station has helped launch countless careers in the sciences, including that of Scottish professor Amy Pedersen, who earned a Ph.D. from UVA.

Q&A: New Coastal Research Center Director Comes Home to Her 'Dream Career'

Published July 19, 2018 in News

Eastern Shore native Cora Johnston runs UVA’s Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center in Oyster. 

The Ancient Armor of Fish - Scales - Provide Clues to Hair, Feather Development

Published July 16, 2018 in News

The molecular mechanisms of scale development in fish remain remarkably similar to the mechanisms that also produce feathers on birds, fur on dogs and hair on humans – suggesting a common evolutionary origin for countless vastly different skin appendages.

UVA Grad Student Leaves Theater to Take Her Fiction to Center Stage

Published July 12, 2018 in News

M.F.A. graduate student Anna Beecher has written plays and performed as a storyteller. Now she’s focused on fiction.

A Democrat and a Republican Walk Into a Bar...

Published July 3, 2018 in News

...and record a fantastic new podcast! Check out “Bipodisan” from senior Miller Center fellow Mary Kate Cary – a former George H.W. Bush speechwriter – and former Bill Clinton speechwriter Paul Orzulak. (It really is recorded in a bar.)

Study: Undergrad Research Opportunities Often Lead to Stem Doctorates

Published July 2, 2018 in News

UVA’s Mountain Lake Biological Station hosts a long-running NSF-sponsored research program for undergraduates. 

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