Joint International Research Finds IQ of Children in Better-Educated Households is Higher

Young adults who were raised in educated households develop higher cognitive ability than those who were brought up in less ideal environments, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the U.Va., VCU and Lund University in Sweden.

Seven Undergraduate Students Win Prestigious Grants for Global Research

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They are among 38 students who won Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards in the 16th year of the program.

For Some at U.Va., Spring Break is an Opportunity to Serve

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Hundreds of U.Va. students skipped the beach for Alternative Spring Break, a student-run program that allows people to serve and learn from local communities. Take a look at the experience in Pastaza, Ecuador, where volunteers learned about herbal medicines and took a magical trip to a waterfall in the Amazon.

Student Explores Pine Trees’ Role in Israeli State Formation

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Rebecca Walker, with the help of the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award, studied Aleppo pine trees in Israel.

In the Spotlight

Join journalist and filmmaker Peter Pomerantsev as he explores some of the odder precincts of Putin’s authoritarian wonderland.

What: The Politics of Culture in Putin's Russia

Where: Garrett Hall

When: Wednesday, April 1st, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.