Bernard Narokobi, who helped compose Papua New Guinea’s constitution, trusted UVA anthropologist Lise Dobrin with a manuscript telling the history of his village – a unique resource that previously existed only as a Word document.
Biology professor Ali Güler’s research links “highly processed foods readily and cheaply available at any time of the day or night” to obesity and its many complications via disrupted circadian rhythms.
Bloom, a professor of biology, cell biology and neuroscience, chair of the Department of Biology and member of the UVA Brain Institute, leads a research program dedicated to bringing new insights to one of humanity’s most devastating brain afflictions: Alzheimer’s disease, which now affects nearly 6 million Americans.
The night sky is being recreated in the Rotunda’s Dome Room for a limited time, thanks to a trio of University of Virginia Ph.D. candidates – not from astronomy or computer science, but from the English department.
Community leaders and University of Virginia faculty and administrators have teamed to launch a groundbreaking initiative that seeks to build better relationships between UVA and the Charlottesville community and tangibly redress racial and socioeconomic inequality.