Among all employees nationally, 56 percent are hourly workers, and 32 percent of these, or more than 21 million, earn less than $10.10 per hour, according to University of Virginia researchers in the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service’s...
24-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
A new study of New York City public schools shows that recent reforms have dramatically reduced the portion of teachers approved for tenure as many relatively ineffective teachers whose probationary periods were extended voluntarily left their...
9-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT
People are focused on the external world and don’t enjoy spending much time alone thinking, according to a new study led by University of Virginia psychologist Timothy Wilson and published in the journal Science.
1-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
From cancer and diabetes research to automata computing and thermal coatings for jet engines, U.Va. researchers have garnered more than half-a-million dollars in new funding from the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund.
17-Jun-2014 10:45 AM EDT
Confrontational and deceptive interrogation techniques are inappropriate for the developing adolescent mind, according to Todd Warner’s psychology study at U.Va.
10-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has approved a new Master of Science in Data Science program at the University of Virginia, offered through the University’s Data Science Institute.
3-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT
A new cultural psychology study has found that psychological differences between the people of northern and southern China mirror the differences between community-oriented East Asia and the more individualistic Western world – and the differences...
7-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT
The refrigerator of 2024 may be cooled not by chemical refrigerants, but by magnetism, thanks to the work of a U.Va.-led team of physicists and materials scientists.
29-Apr-2014 10:00 AM EDT
U.Va. Tip Sheet: G. Carleton Ray, Stephen Macko Available to Comment on Obama’s Expansion of Pacific Sanctuary; “Our Ocean” Meeting
19-Jun-2014 1:20 PM EDT
Author of New Climate Policy Book and Former Air Pollution Policymaker, Is Available to Discuss New EPA Greenhouse Gas Announcement
28-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Bicycling enthusiast and civil and environmental engineer Alec Gosse studies traffic data to seek infrastructure compatible with bicycles.
15-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT
William Shakespeare is such a studied and celebrated writer that it might seem there could be nothing more to examine about his work. But scholars are still hard at it as Shakespeare’s 450th birthday approaches on April 23.
14-Apr-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Tip Sheet: University of Virginia Professor Can Comment on Ukraine Unrest; Reporters Invited to Feb. 21 Discussion on Topic
Hours after a truce was declared between Ukrainian government forces and opposition protesters on Wednesday, fighting broke out once again this morning in the streets around Kiev’s Independence Square. According to the latest news reports, at...
20-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST
5-Dec-2013 5:00 PM EST
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-Sep-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...
5-Sep-2013 3:00 PM EDT