Online classified ad shoppers respond less often and offer lower prices when a seller is black rather than white, finds a newly published study based on an elegant field experiment.
11/25/2013 10:00 AM EST
U.Va. Creates World’s First Research Center for Automata Computing With Support from Micron Technology Inc.
Research at a new computing center at the University of Virginia focused on new automata technology could lead to solutions to “big data” challenges in areas including health care, privacy, security and international trade.
11/18/2013 6:00 AM EST
The University of Virginia’s Women’s Center has received a $3 million gift to support its programs from 1951 alumna Maxine Platzer Lynn – the largest donation in the center’s 25-year history.
10/22/2013 1:00 PM EDT
The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is elevating its kinesiology program to department status.
10/15/2013 8:00 AM EDT
Researchers at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education will develop an early literacy assessment, in Spanish, designed to measure Spanish-speaking preschoolers’ progress toward developing essential foundational literacy skills....
10/8/2013 3:00 PM EDT
University of Virginia researchers have found that the Marcellus Shale geological formation in Pennsylvania has the potential to store roughly 50 percent of the U.S. carbon dioxide emissions produced from stationary sources between 2018 and 2030.
9/26/2013 12:50 PM EDT
A University of Virginia study using brain scans has found that people experience risk to friends in the same way they feel risk to themselves.
8/22/2013 12:05 AM EDT
The decline and disappearance of stable, unionized full-time jobs with health insurance and pensions for people who lack a college degree has had profound effects on working-class Americans who now are less likely to get married, stay married and...
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Should the U.S. pursue a military strike on Syria? Some believe Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime must be punished for its suspected use of chemical weapons Aug. 21 in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus. Others feel that the U.S. is not the...
9/9/2013 3:20 PM EDT
Should the U.S. pursue a military strike on Syria? Some believe Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime must be punished for its suspected use of chemical weapons Aug. 21 in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus. Others feel that the U.S. is not the...
9/5/2013 3:00 PM EDT
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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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