Neuroscientists have found that healthy neurons receive messages from injured neighbors that can lead to death. If they can block these messages from getting through, they may be able to slow
An evolutionary biologist, Alan O. Bergland studies the genetic basis of rapid and cyclic adaptation in the wild.
Hint: UVA environmental sciences professor Stephen Macko has worked with both during a wide-raging academic career that has inspired hundreds of students to pursue careers in science.
Liya Yu, a lecturer who specializes in combining political philosophy and neuroscience, explains how involuntary brain functions impact our politics – and how we can use that information to improve political discourse.
The recipient of a National Science Foundation grant, Francesco Di Plinio concentrates his research in the areas of harmonic analysis and partial differential equations.
In the second of two parts, we look at how two more recipients of UVA’s Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards are breaking new ground with their scholarship.
Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, creators of the award-winning “Les Misérables” musical, were artists-in-residence at the University from Feb. 22 to 24.
The son of two professional clowns, Giovinco was juggling and walking on stilts even as an elementary school student. He brought his love of circus to UVA and, four years later, helped create and stage a full circus show right here on Grounds.
The Mellon Indigenous Arts Initiative has awarded fellowships to three Arts & Sciences faculty members for the 2017-18 academic year as part of an effort to establish UVA as a research center of excellence for the study of the Indigenous arts.
In the first of two parts, we review how two recipients of UVA’s Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards are breaking new ground with their scholarship, both at home and around the world.