August 26, 2016 to April 28, 2017

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News Highlights

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, a private foundation that supports the University of Virginia through undergraduate, graduate and faculty programs, has filled its first endowed professorship.

Boats in Norfolk marina
February 15, 2017

Saving Virginia’s Coasts

University of Virginia faculty members are helping Virginia’s coastal communities rise to the challenge of encroaching seas – especially in heavily populated areas.

The project will recruit undergraduate students and train them to assist instructors during regular class time, using skills to guide inquiry-based activities during the learning process, asking questions rather than answering them.

Learn how the state’s vocational rehabilitation program increased participants’ earnings over time and if it reduced enrollment in Social Security and disability benefits programs.

The award, from Virginia’s governor and the Science Museum of Virginia, recognizes Petri’s pioneering research in the field of gastrointestinal infections and their consequences for children in the developing world.

University professors from the politics, economics, history and philosophy departments, along with a professor from the University Law School, gathered with students for a teach-in on refugees, migration and borders.

University of Virginia faculty members published more than 180 books last year spanning a range of interdisciplinary scholarship and expertise.

Just because an arrest is legal, it may not always be the best option to ensure safety, according to Rachel Harmon.

The “moonshot” is an effort to make a decade’s worth of advances in the battle against cancer in just five years. 

UVA engineers are among the experts the National Football League depends upon for safer equipment, and one researcher is the focus of a new video from the league.

A new, free program out of the University of Virginia is helping communities figure out what it means – and takes – for cities to thrive in an increasingly urban world.