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Sky is the Limit

Between U.Va.'s Department of Astronomy and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville is a hub of astronomical discovery and world-class research.

Liberal Arts and the World of Work

As a debate over the vocational value of a liberal arts education focuses on the employment opportunities it can provide, more students are eager to start chiseling away to specialize their studies toward a potential career as quickly as possible.

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Economist Seeks to Bring Together ‘Research at the Frontiers’ in Big Data

Mar 25, 2015

As the sheer volume of data in a range of computationally intensive fields grows bigger, work involving “big data” increasingly lands at the intersection of disciplines.

College Science Scholar Rebecca Walker Explores Pine Trees' Role in Israeli State Formation

Mar 25, 2015

“Aleppo pine trees are very political trees, which is why they are so interesting from an anthropological perspective.”

Harrison Award Sparks Undergrad to Prove Herself in the Scientific Community

Mar 23, 2015

O’Keefe’s research is focused on the perineurium, a cell barrier that serves as a protective force between individual nerves and the rest of the body.

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43rd Annual Llewellyn G. Hoxton Lecture: Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse?

Physics Department. Wednesday, April 15, 7 PM. Reception to follow. 402 Chemistry Building.

Final Friday

Monthly showcase of the arts at U.Va. Friday, March 27. Various Locations.

Centrifugal Forces: Reading Russia's Regional Identities and Initiatives

Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures. March 26-28. South Meeting Room, Newcomb Hall.