Category: Education

Biocomplexity Institute Wins $10M Grant To Thwart Future Pandemics

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, researchers at the University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute have won a new $10 million, five-year collaborative “Expeditions in Computing” grant from the…

Six Residents Receive Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation recently awarded its Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award to six of our residents. This award recognizes outstanding humanistic teaching residents, as identified by students…

Q&A: What’s Next for Coronavirus, How to Avoid it, and Will There Be a Vaccine?

As the new coronavirus, known in shorthand as COVID-19, continues to spread around the world, researchers, including those at the University of Virginia, are turning their attention to developing vaccines…

Medicaid Expansion Slashed Uninsured Rates In Diabetes Belt, Study Finds

Medicaid expansion dramatically reduced the numbers of low-income residents without insurance in the Diabetes Belt, a swath of 644 counties across 15 southeastern states (including Virginia) that are stricken with…

Everything We Think We Know About Drinking Water May Be Wrong

Do you get up from your desk at work to refill your water bottle every time it runs out – even if you’re not thirsty? For years, people have lived…