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April 25, 2019

The latest round of Awards for Projects in the Arts will fund journalism, dance and acting as three undergraduates express their creative sides. 

Christina Kim has conducted hearing research in the lab of neuroscientist Jeff Corwin.
April 24, 2019

Graduating biomedical engineering student Christina Kim “has had a huge positive impact on our ASL program and on the University during her time here,” a faculty mentor said. In 2017, she and her graduate mentor, Mark Rudolf, an M.D. and Ph.D. candidate, earned a Double Hoo Research Award in support of the work.

April 18, 2019

The annual Double Hoo research grants offer graduate students an early opportunity to mentor undergraduates, and give undergraduates an experienced partner to aid in the pursuit of their research goals.

April 17, 2019

Working as a Double Hoo research team, Gordon Brezicki and Jonathan Zheng seek a less expensive, more sustainable way to create methanol. 

April 15, 2019

Concerned about our native mason bees, two student researchers are tracking the spread of two introduced Japanese species that now dominate mason bee fauna and may be competing with the natives.

Illustration depicting variety of research fields
March 7, 2019

From delving deep into ancient history, current economics and medical research, UVA students are using undergraduate research grants to expand the base of knowledge.

March 6, 2019

Journalism’s imperfect picture of a conflict can shape how readers view the different sides, as a UVA undergraduate student is discovering in his study of the conflict between Russia and Chechnya.

March 5, 2019

As the worldwide population of the elderly increases, one student's research is focusing on their quality of life, mental health and happiness.

March 4, 2019

Dove-Anna Johnson's research examines a specific molecule and how it influences body weight, in an effort to find treatment options for eating disorders ranging from obesity to anorexia.

Student Cameron Haddad poses with a group of South Africans
February 25, 2019

USOAR brought them together. This UVA team took on research in South Africa that’s helping set new global policies.

February 11, 2019

University of Virginia undergraduate Sarah Corning used her Harrison research award to explore the dangers female migrants from Central America face in Mexico as they leave their homes seeking a better life.

May 18, 2018

The graduating class contains 53 Harrison Undergraduate Research Award winners, 49 Global Health Scholars, 39 Jefferson Public Citizen Award recipients, 29 Double-’Hoo Research Award recipients, 13 Community-Based Undergraduate Research Grants recipients and 10 University Awards for Projects in the Arts recipients.

May 14, 2018

Three University of Virginia students have received grants from the University Award for Projects in the Arts program, allowing them to follow their artistic muses this summer.

May 8, 2018

The annual “Double ’Hoo” grants offer graduate students an early opportunity to mentor undergraduates, and give undergraduates an experienced partner to aid in the pursuit of their research goals. 

The Rotunda
March 2, 2018

Forty-six University of Virginia undergraduate students will tackle summer research projects, with subjects ranging from first-century Italian dwellings to 21st-century medicine, thanks to grant support awarded by the University.