UVA is at the forefront of a growing campaign to build awareness and action around the importance of reactive nitrogen as a lesser-known component of climate-forcing greenhouse gases and a major contributor to acid rain, dead zones and smog.
Zihan Chen already has one patent granted and five more pending, ranging from upgraded faucet designs to improved methods for authenticating pairing between electronic devices. He’s also developed several mobile games and learned to fly.
Lilly Crown will pursue her ambition to work in the Middle East – and seek direction for her graduate studies – with an assist from a Middle East and North Africa Regional Fellowship.
Jefferson Scholar and newly named Rhodes Scholar Aryn Frazier is using her leadership experience at UVA to plan for a future spent helping others.
A former postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, San Diego, Charles Machan is researching ways to develop new inorganic complexes and materials which incorporate co catalytic moieties, non-covalent secondary sphere interactions, and substrate relays as catalysts.
In this roundup: Rankings and more rankings, the Jefferson Scholars Foundation awards three outstanding professors and Facilities Management is honored for its continuing education programs.
Attiya Latif, who chairs UVA’s Minority Rights Coalition, will receive $30,000 toward graduate school and the opportunity to prepare for a career in public service leadership.
VIDEO: Pool water has run through Shannon Rauth’s veins since she began diving off blocks at age 5. She ended her swimming career at UVA on several high notes; being elected co-captain of her team is her fondest accomplishment.
The University’s annual 24-hour fundraising drive, “GivingToHoosDay,” begins today with a $100,000 challenge gift established by President Teresa A. Sullivan.
Astrophysics student Bridget Andersen, who has been analyzing X-ray emissions from galaxy clusters, has been awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.