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Honoring a Vision Announcement
The exciting new Paul and Diane Manning Institute of Biotechnology will achieve a vision of better health for all.
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The Heart of Research: Dr. Bill Petri
Whether providing expert care or advancing knowledge about infectious diseases, Dr. Bill Petri remains a vital asset to the UVA community—and the world.
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Small Students, Big Opportunities
Daphna Bassok, Batten Bicentennial Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education in the School of Education and Human Development.
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Where Data Meets Hope
The new Virginia Alzheimer’s Disease Center Data Commons is helping researchers like Dr. Carol Manning better understand and treat the neurodegenerative disease.
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A Life Raft for Coastal Communities
The goal of The RAFT project is to help Virginia’s coastal localities improve resilience to flooding and other coastal storm hazards while remaining economically and socially viable.
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Like a Fingerprint
Critical research investments spark the invention of a diagnostic microchip with great potential.
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A Sense of Belonging
From Darden to Airbnb and back again, Melissa Thomas-Hunt creates connections that bring people together.
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University Breaks Ground for Cutting-Edge Data Science School
University officials began a new era on Thursday with the groundbreaking for the School of Data Science, the first of several new buildings planned for the Ivy Road entrance corridor.
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Expertise & A Gentle Nature
Joanne Walsh’s positive experience at UVA Cancer Center inspired her to fund future research on brain cancer.
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The Last Frontier
Lawn Society members Sandra Stern (Ed ’85) and her husband, Evan, are also longtime supporters of the School of Education and Human Development. With Evan battling Parkinson’s-related dementia, the Sterns felt they had to act. So they created the Stern Bicentennial Professorship in Education and Neuroscience to leverage the School of Education and Human Development's existing strengths with the increasing prominence of pan-University efforts in neuroscience research.