Undergraduates In The News
The latest round of Awards for Projects in the Arts will fund journalism, dance and acting as three undergraduates express their creative sides.
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.
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.
Working as a Double Hoo research team, Gordon Brezicki and Jonathan Zheng seek a less expensive, more sustainable way to create methanol.
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.
From delving deep into ancient history, current economics and medical research, UVA students are using undergraduate research grants to expand the base of knowledge.
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.
As the worldwide population of the elderly increases, one student's research is focusing on their quality of life, mental health and happiness.
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.
USOAR brought them together. This UVA team took on research in South Africa that’s helping set new global policies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.