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White House and State Department veteran Philip Zelikow served on President George H.W. Bush’s National Security Council staff and played a key role in reunifying Germany.

Among the many questions pondered: Is it just to execute someone for a crime that they have no memory of committing?

For the sixth straight time – and for what will be 36 years running – the UVA’s Long-Term Ecological Research Project on Virginia’s Eastern Shore has received significant funding from its primary sponsor, the National Science Foundation.

By questioning accepted scientific belief, School of Medicine researchers have discovered that these strange cells are even stranger than previously realized.

The new professorships are part of the University’s ongoing response to the white supremacist demonstrations of August 2017, and will examine social, cultural and political issues that contributed to those events.

Cyberattack detection is reactive, and therefore slow on the draw. A group of computer experts intends to speed the response. A lot.

The problem is especially acute in rural areas, the researchers said. They suggest financial incentives for medical professionals to provide in-home care, and called for an expansion of telemedicine.

A UVA physics professor and three UVA engineering professors are members of three new multi-disciplinary, multi-university teams that are seeking new understanding of quantum science for the development of practical, extremely high-tech tools – including the long-dreamed-of and sought-after quantum computer

The University of Virginia was recognized as a gold medal recipient of the Virginia Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award, the commonwealth’s highest honor in the field.

Based on his research, UVA assistant media studies professor André Cavalcante believes current movies and television shows, for the most part, are doing a better job of avoiding transgender stereotypes.

At Friday’s Fall Convocation, Executive Vice President and Provost Thomas Katsouleas explored the secret of happiness with Intermediate Honors recipients, telling them they were already ahead of the game.