The project is being led by German Associate Professor Chad Wellmon and Assistant English Professor Brad Pasanek.
A “Plant Your Dreams” garden, a “Humanitea” Party with local children and a moonlight circus of aerialists and fire-twirlers will be featured.
The five-year grants are among the most prestigious available to young faculty in science and engineering fields.
For her “positive, inspiring and long-lasting effect on students,” Prof. Spaar has been named one of three finalists for the national, $250,000 Cherry Award for Great Teaching.
“These are among the highest awards in the nation for excellence in undergraduate research.”
32 A&S students have been granted Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards.
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.
“Aleppo pine trees are very political trees, which is why they are so interesting from an anthropological perspective.”
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.
The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation is the foremost contributor to U.Va. arts programs.