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New Capital for Venture Capital

The University of Virginia’s hometown has long been a hub of innovation, but in the last five years Charlottesville has exploded with entrep...

In Memoriam: Thomas C. MacAvoy

Thomas C. MacAvoy of Charlottesville, Va., died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge. He was born April 24, 1...

In Memoriam: Kathryne Ford Carr

Kathryne Elizabeth Ford Carr was called to Heaven Friday, April 17, 2015.Born January 31, 1955 in Albuquerque, New Mexico she lived in Cal...

Smart Solutions, From the Top

Teresa A. Sullivan, Ph.D., a leading scholar in labor force demography and former provost and executive vice president for academic affairs ...

Helping Haiti reCOVER

Anselmo G. Canfora was looking to engage architecture students in a timely and relevant design–build project when disaster struck — literall...

2011 Annual Report Online

The University of Virginia Patent Foundation's 2011 annual report is now available online: To view the full annual report, download the ...

2009 Annual Report Online

The University of Virginia Patent Foundation's 2009 annual report is now available online. Download the 2009 UVAPF annual report (PDF). See...

Keeping Cyber Attackers Guessing

It may be difficult to fathom, but every time you draft a document, surf the Web or even check your e-mail, you are actually putting yoursel...

Bringing Bones Back to Life

While tissue engineers have made incredible strides in restoring function to many critical organs and tissues over the last decade, one orga...

Local Growth Aids Outlook

Tuesday’s bump-up in the markets offered an unusual ray of good news for the economy. We’re all weary of seeing our 401(k) balances pummeled...

U.Va. Among Elite in Patent Survey

The University of Virginia Patent Foundation is among the top five in academic technology transfer, according to a survey of 194 U.S. resear...

Signaling the Decline of Alcoholism

When Bankole A. Johnson, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., first presented his ideas for a drug to cure alcoholism two decades ago — ideas that involved a...

A Balm for Burns

Burn victims suffer a unique agony. The pain of their injury is compounded by the rigorous cleansing required to ward off infection, a commo...