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Economist Denis Nekipelov Seeks to Bring Together ‘Research at the Frontiers’ in Big Data

Published April 22, 2015 in News

As the sheer volume of data in a range of computationally intensive fields grows bigger, computer scientists, engineers and researchers from across the disciplines are finding that work involving “big data” increasingly lands at the intersection of disciplines.

Meet Professor Njelle Hamilton

Published April 21, 2015 in Faculty
A scholar of postcolonial and Caribbean literature, Hamilton is interested in how oral and print cultures cross-pollinate, and in how contemporary writers deal in their work with the region’s social and political issues of the last 60 years.

Meet Professor Jack Hamilton

Published April 21, 2015 in Faculty
Hamilton has been researching the interplay of music and racial thought during the 1960s, exploring how rock ‘n’ roll music evolved from its interracial roots to being viewed as a “white” genre by the end of that decade.

Teaching Generations: Professor Ken Elzinga

Published April 1, 2015 in News
It’s likely that Ken Elzinga has impacted more students than any professor in University of Virginia history. By the spring of 2015, the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics had taught nearly 45,000 students. That’s more than the population of Charlottesville, and more than any professor on record at U.Va., according to George Stovall, director of the Office of Institutional Assessment and Studies.

Finding Her Path: Kiana Williams ('15)

Published March 13, 2015 in Students
Fourth-Year Anthropology and Women, Gender & Sexuality Major Kiana Williams at Brooks Hall
“I can’t say enough about AccessUVa (U.Va.’s financial aid program) – it’s the reason I’m able to be here. I am so grateful for its immense help!”

Meet Professor Sarah Milov

Published March 11, 2015 in Faculty
A former postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at UC San Francisco, Milov is completing a book manuscript titled, “Growing the Cigarette: Tobacco Production, Consumption, and Regulation from the Grassroots.”

My College Story: Henry Reynolds ('16)

Published March 11, 2015 in Students
“When I first set foot on Grounds, I was captivated by the gleaming neo-classical architecture, but the students impressed me most.”

U.Va.-Sponsored Tour of Civil Rights Landmarks with Julian Bond

Published March 10, 2015 in News
Renowned civil rights leader Julian Bond will take participants on a tour of some of its key landmark sites in the South.

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