U.Va. Innovation launched the University of Virginia’s first crowdfunding website this week, enabling alumni and others to make targeted, tax-deductible donations in support of specific research and development projects under way at the University.
5/15/2013 2:25 PM EDT
A deployment in Iraq has led Jeff O'Dell, a graduating engineering student at the University of Virginia, to a sharp focus on developing armor to protect his comrades from harm.
5/15/2013 12:00 PM EDT
As barefoot and minimalist running become increasingly popular, a new University of Virginia study is looking at how muscles are affected by the transition from traditional footwear.
5/2/2013 12:00 PM EDT
New research findings from the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education and the Stanford School of Education show that “redshirting” in kindergarten – the practice of delaying for a year a child’s entry into kindergarten – is...
4/25/2013 12:00 PM EDT
The modern banking industry is often seen, and often portrays itself, as an institution that objectively allocates scarce financial resources with the precision and reliability of a Swiss watch. (It's no coincidence that the archetypal banker and...
4/18/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Five University of Virginia students will share a stage Saturday with former President Bill Clinton and will take home a $10,000 check for winning a nationwide competition to engage and educate college students about the federal government’s...
4/5/2013 1:40 PM EDT
University of Virginia physicist Lou Bloomfield is teaching his popular course, "How Things Work" as a MOOC – massive open online course – to about 5,000 students worldwide through Coursera, an online education company.
4/4/2013 8:00 AM EDT
One of the major demographic and social changes of the last four decades has been the dramatic increase in the average age at which Americans first marry, from their early 20s in 1970 to their late 20s today.
3/15/2013 12:05 AM EDT
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high Thursday. Is the surge odd given that the federal government’s forced spending cuts are now a reality? Is it due to other world markets not rebounding quickly? Will the drop in the market that has...
3/19/2013 12:05 PM EDT
Unless Congress acts by this Friday, “a series of automatic cuts – called the sequester – will take effect that threaten hundreds of thousands of middle-class jobs, and cut vital services for children, seniors, people with mental illness and...
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“Anna Karenina,” directed by Joe Wright and starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law, opens Nov. 16 in U.S. theaters. Andrew Kaufman, an internationally recognized Leo Tolstoy expert who teaches Russian literature at the University of Virginia, is...
10/24/2012 10:35 AM EDT
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule as early as today on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. The decision on President Obama's signature legislative accomplishment comes a little more than four months before the November...
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