Topic: Math

Look Closer

Look Closer

To truly understand the gender wage gap, we need a holistic understanding of the data

Annie Rorem (Batten ’13) conducts research on education and labor force participation with a particular interest in gender.

Fall 2015

Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots

Nelson Saiers graduated with his doctorate in math at 23. Now he wants to use math to explain the world—through art.

Nelson Saiers wants to use his art—and math— to build awareness around issues he observed firsthand growing up in war-torn regions of the world.

Spring 2015

Love Among the Equations

Love Among the Equations

Two UVA economics professors find proof of love (or, quantifiable evidence of caring) in their research.

February 20, 2015

Highlights

The Founder’s Secular Vision

The Founder’s Secular Vision

Jefferson’s University of Virginia was to be a modern, secular, science-centered university taught by scholars of distinction, with the students expected largely to govern themselves.

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

A doctor thought she’d donate blankets and socks during Hurricane Harvey and ended up contributing so much more.

End of an Era

End of an Era

The Littlepage years saw major gains, some setbacks and lots of tough calls subject to second-guessing.

Robot, take the wheel

Robot, take the wheel

Assistant Professor Nicola Bezzo's research focuses on creating systems to allow self-driving cars to deal with surprise events, such as a blown tire or sudden traffic.