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For nearly two centuries, UVA has served as one of the nation’s premier academic institutions. Combining outstanding coursework, world-class faculty and cross-disciplinary collaboration, we are dedicated to advancing knowledge for the common good.

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Carolyna Quiles won an Outstanding Young Researcher Award and an Outstanding Poster Award at the Illinois Summer Research Symposium and discovered a new career path.
UVA is one of 12 universities to receive two-year grants for their proposals to advance existing efforts to improve undergraduate education in STEM fields.
University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered a rare and powerful type of immune cell in the meninges around the brain, suggesting the cells may play a critical but previously unappreciated role in battling Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, meningitis and other neurological diseases.
The student-led start-up, Agrospheres, has created a new biologic treatment that safely degrades harmful pesticides from crops in a matter of hours.
Researchers have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.
It’s a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching: researchers at the School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.
UVA researchers join team in finally determining the exact site where 19 accused witches were executed during the Salem Witch Trials.
A University of Virginia engineering professor is exploring ways to improve polymer membranes to make desalination simpler and less expensive.
UVA's upper level Biochemistry Laboratory course has been designed to ensure that all students graduating from the Chemistry department with a Biochemistry specialization have had research experience.