Individual choices add up to major impacts on the Chesapeake Bay. A new tool developed by UVA researchers helps individuals identify their contributions to nitrogen overload and suggests ways to mitigate them.
An applied microeconomist who studies the effects of social programs, Eric Chyn has conducted research on housing assistance and has found there are substantial benefits to relocating children from low-income public housing using housing vouchers.
Arts & Sciences is celebrating a $40 million gift from alumnus Thompson Dean that will benefit today’s students as well as generations to come. His support will help launch and bring to fruition some of the College’s greatest ambitions—from fueling the A&S curriculum project to technology initiatives that will transform how courses are taught.
The NEH was born September 29, 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the National Arts and Humanities Act into law. The legislation marked our nation’s first significant investment in the study of its culture.
Seated on the Lawn facing the University of Virginia’s newly renovated Rotunda, the Class of 2020 gathered on the Lawn, marking the beginning of their University of Virginia careers. The next time the entire class assembles, it will be to graduate.
Anchored by a single powerful verse from Rita Dove’s poem, “Testimonial,” the new mural is the latest addition to this lively stretch of University Avenue, offering a bright, colorful welcome to new and returning students.
UVA swimmer Leah Smith became the first Cavalier woman to earn two Olympic medals as the U.S. women’s 4x200-meter freestyle relay team came from behind to win in Rio. UVA athletes now have won 26 overall Summer and Winter Olympic medals across all sports, including 15 gold, five silver and six bronze.
The heads of sunflowers have long been known to follow the arc of the sun’s path through the skies. New research from Biology Prof. Benjamin Blackman, along with researcher Evan Brown (COL '14), explain how sunflowers track the sun.
Siva Vaidhyanathan is no stranger to the spotlight. The director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Media and Citizenship and Robertson Professor of Media Studies regularly shares his commentary on privacy and communications in the news, and has even had a cameo on “The Daily Show,” but watching an actor portray him on a New York stage this summer was a first.