University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered a rare and powerful type of immune cell in the meninges around the brain, suggesting the cells may play a critical but previously unappreciated role in battling Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, meningitis and other neurological diseases, in addition to supporting our healthy mental functioning.
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Creativity, in all its forms, ran rampant at the University of Virginia in 2016.
Works from world-renowned artists graced the Grounds, ranging from Andy Warhol’s pop art portraits to a rare showing of one of the world’s most famous books – William Shakespeare’s First Folio.
Over the past five years, scores of universities around the country have introduced master’s-level data science programs, but few universities approach data science the way the University of Virginia does.
The Princeton Review revamped its annual ranking of the best college values in America this year, but the results were familiar: the University of Virginia is listed as the nation’s top public school for affordability, academics and career prospects.
The Virginia Film Festival has announced the winners of its Audience and Programmer's Awards for the recently completed record-breaking 2014 VFF.
Underrepresented students of color at the University of Virginia will be offered new, international research opportunities through a five-year, $1.25 million grant from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities.
Alumna and longtime faculty member Elizabeth Meyer is eager to get started in guiding the School of Architecture to its next phase. She recently took time to discuss her vision as the new dean of the school.
Dr. Nancy Dunlap will step down as dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine at the end of her term in November. She came to U.Va. in May 2013 to guide the school through a critical transition during the search and appointment of an executive vice president for health affairs.
Summer school at the University of Virginia is not just for college-aged students. New this year, high school students looking for a firsthand feel of university life spent four weeks on Grounds, taking college-level classes and getting a taste of the independence that comes with life at a university.