The online ad that led you to your new favorite pair of shoes might seem innocuous, but according to Associate Professor of Economics and Computer Science Denis Nekipelov, the algorithms behind such ads could lead to an unforeseen financial crash – something he hopes his research will prevent.
Religious Studies doctoral student Kristopher Norris and Sam Speers (BA Religious Studies '14) traded desks for pews, journeying to Protestant churches across America to better understand the role they play in today’s political climate.
Somehow, colorful tropical scarlet macaws from tropical Mesoamerica – the term anthropologists use to refer to Mexico and parts of northern Central America – ended up hundreds of miles north in the desert ruins of an ancient civilization in what is now New Mexico.
In a Gallup survey examining the long-term success of college graduates across the country, U.Va. alumni surpassed national averages in employment, engagement at work, well-being and attachment to their alma mater.