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July 28, 2017 to January 28, 2018

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August 24, 2017 to June 22, 2018

The University of Virginia in 100 Objects

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Pysicist Cass Sackett
Featured Story | October 23, 2017

UVA Physics to Go to Space – and Get Ultra-Cold

Early next year NASA is launching to the International Space Station a novel “Cold Atom Laboratory” that will allow physicists to conduct sustained experiments into the states of matter, under nearly weightless conditions, at ultra-cold temperatures, that would be nearly impossible to conduct on Earth.

UVA will be an integral part of the commonwealth’s new Growth4VA campaign. Announced in September, the statewide initiative is the result of a partnership between Virginia’s higher education institutions and business leaders.

The chosen object is dubbed Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69.

The poet, a professor of English and creative writing who has won numerous teaching awards, will give the keynote address Nov. 3 at UVA’s Fall Convocation.

In an effort to avoid using one disciplinary practice with increasingly negative results, schools may unknowingly be utilizing an alternative practice associated with many of the same outcomes.

Those visiting the National Museum of American History this weekend will see five UVA research projects.

UVA chemist Ken Hsu won a $600,000 career development award from the U.S. Department of Defense to pursue an innovative approach to using the body’s immune system to kill melanoma cells.

Peeking for insight to the activity of electrons is a challenge for physicists. UVA’s Robert Jones worked out a way.

The Alfred Nobel Committee in Stockholm this week announced that three scientists with past University of Virginia research connections have won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

The University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education is adding a new Ph.D. program for scholars interested in the growing field of language education.

In situations where medical resources are most limited, doctors are often forced to make life-or-death decisions with very little information and very little time.