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Say It With Light: Using LEDs to Move Data Faster

University of Virginia engineering professor Maite Brandt-Pearce and former student Mohammad Noshad want to revolutionize wireless communication with light waves.

Documentary Illuminates History of Overshadowed Monroe Hill

Students working on Eduardo Montes-Bradley’s documentary film, “Monroe Hill,” are learning the history of where they live, along with film production firsthand, from academic research to scriptwriting to interviewing to sound and lighting.

Student Radio Station WXTJ To Begin Broadcasting On FM

WXTJ – U.Va.’s all-student-run radio station – is slated to begin broadcasting on the frequency of 100.1 FM sometime within the coming months.

New Technology Ushers in Era of Precision Medicine at U.Va.

New laboratory technology that gives doctors the power to examine patients’ DNA quickly and effectively represents “a big step forward for the institution and the patients who come here,” director of the lab Dr. Mani S. Mahadevan said.

U.Va. Researchers Travel the Nation To Study Politics in America’s Churches

Kristopher Norris and Sam Speers’ new book offers case studies of five churches, ranging from an evangelical megachurch in California to a Baltimore congregation in the thick of the gay rights movement.

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Alum Returns to Grounds, Builds Ties Between Darden and Engineering Schools

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Edward McDonnell said business and engineering students have much to learn from one another. By combining different students’ skills and knowledge in business and technology, they can form interdisciplinary teams and work to start new companies.

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Feminist Mathematician Promotes Gender Equality by the Numbers

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Research and policy analyst Annie Rorem believes that solid mathematical proof is the best way to promote social justice, and she wants more lawmakers to see the solutions hidden behind the statistics.

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Say It With Light: Using LEDs to Move Data Faster

Thursday, July 2, 2015

University of Virginia engineering professor Maite Brandt-Pearce and former student Mohammad Noshad want to revolutionize wireless communication with light waves.

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Q&A: Local Teachers Explain Why They Went to D.C. and Built a LEGO Rotunda

Monday, June 29, 2015

As part of an effort to include more maker-infused curriculum in the local schools, a group of educators spent time in D.C. learning, building and reminiscing about U.Va.

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For our most recent Throwback Thursday post on Facebook, we combed through our collection of Corks and Curls in search of pictures of some of our notable alumni.

We looked for individuals who could be easily recognized and, to provide a challenge, some who could not. Surprisingly, some of the people we had in mind, like Robert Kennedy (LAW 1951), didn’t have an individual photo.

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