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Battling Cervical Cancer

Battling Cervical Cancer

Across Grounds, researchers fight the disease and its root, HPV

Hopeful, UVA researchers target the dangerous disease.

Summer 2019

Scaling Up

Scaling Up

A quest to take experiential learning to new heights

A law school climb to Everest base camp could set a new baseline in global learning.

Summer 2019

Nevermore

Nevermore

The stolen treasures of Alderman Library

The purloined treasures of the library vault: an inside look at a suspected inside job.

Spring 2019

Library Renewal

Library Renewal

Alderman plans a $160M next edition, with a new back cover

How the planned $160M renovation of Alderman stacks up.

Spring 2019

A Higher Law

A Higher Law

McIntire professor’s lessons extend beyond the classroom

McIntire professor’s lessons extend beyond the classroom.

Spring 2019

Learning  From Monsters

Learning From Monsters

Engineering students study Frankenstein to learn responsible design

Engineering students study Frankenstein to learn responsible design.

Fall 2018

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

E-School helps ideas get to marketplace

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.

Fall 2018

Intersecting Disciplines

Intersecting Disciplines

An innovative undergraduate curriculum completes its first year

Forget everything you know about required classes. The College rethinks curriculum.

Summer 2018

Measured in Degrees

Measured in Degrees

Which majors are hotter than others, going back 20-plus years

UVA will confer another several thousand diplomas this spring. We’ve broken down past years’ academic degrees by disciplines. Take a look, and maybe a few clicks, at our interactive charts to explore the two-decade trends in subject-matter popularity.

April 16, 2018

News Briefs

News Briefs

Spring 2018

Catch up on some of the news from around the University.

Spring 2018

Calm Amid the Chaos

Calm Amid the Chaos

High alert and low voices: how the UVA E.R. braced for Aug. 12

From meditation to monitoring social media: How the UVA E.R. team prepared for the worst of a tragic weekend’s violence.

Winter 2017

When Speech Meets Hate

When Speech Meets Hate

A UVA legal expert offers a First Amendment analysis of the summer’s violent rallies. Along the way, he expresses some views of his own.

The First Amendment was a major player in the events of August 11/12. A UVA legal expert shows how, and also asks some whys.

Winter 2017

Robot, take the wheel

Robot, take the wheel

In University lab, engineers teach autonomous vehicles to navigate an unpredictable world

Assistant Professor Nicola Bezzo's research focuses on creating systems to allow self-driving cars to deal with surprise events, such as a blown tire or sudden traffic.

Winter 2017

More New Institutes Tackle Global Issues

More New Institutes Tackle Global Issues

Training the next generation to think outside of their disciplines is a goal of the UVA Global Infectious Diseases Institute and the Environmental Resilience Institute.

Fall 2017

North of Eden

North of Eden

How North Grounds pays homage to Jefferson’s vision, but at a distance

Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.

Summer 2017

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Highlights

Match Madness

Match Madness

After years of hard work, medical students find their future in an envelope.