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1 hr ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg Continues to See Population Growth

In a recent report released by the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, Harrisonburg has been ranked as one of the top 20 emerging metropolitan areas in the United States.


Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA

5 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Bluffton Volunteers in Medicine names new director

Toney was previously a unit director with the North Alabama Medical Reserve Corp., where she oversaw 100 medical and non-medical volunteers.


Related Topix: Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA, James Madison University

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

U-Va.'s in-state price likely to rise 4.3 percent

Undergraduate tuition and fees at the University of Virginia would rise 4.3 percent for Virginians in the coming year under a proposal the governing board will consider next week.


Related Topix: Virginia, 9, Saint Mary's College of Maryland

9 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Va. justices: Academic emails can be withheld

The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a conservative group's attempt to obtain a University of Virginia climate researcher's emails.


9 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

Virginia Supreme Court on Academic Freedom at UV [Greg Laden's Blog]

An important Virginia Supreme Court finding came out today, related to the hugely complicated maneno that I feel totally unqualified to explain to you but Michale Halpern of the Center for Science and Democracy is: The Supreme Court of Virginia today found unanimously in favor of the University of Virginia in its attempt to protect its employees ... (more)


9 hrs ago | NBC29

Uva Bov Sets Date to Determine 2014-15 Tuition

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 17, 2014 ? The University of Virginia Board of Visitors will meet April 23 to set undergraduate tuition rates for the 2014-15 academic year.


Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia's College at Wise, Personal Finance, Retirement, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, American University

13 hrs ago | Newswise

University of Virginia Astronomer Trinh Thuan Awarded French Legion of Honor

Trinh Thuan, a University of Virginia astronomy professor and author, has been named chevalier of the National Order of the French Legion of Honor, by decree of French President Francois Hollande.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Francois Hollande

15 hrs ago | Newswise

UNC Researchers Develop Insights Into Protein Linked to Cell Movement

Cell movement plays an important role in a host of biological functions from embryonic development to repairing wounded tissue.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

20 hrs ago | Book TV

"Dispatches from the Eastern Front: A Political Education from the Nixon Years to the Age of Obama"

Gerald Felix Warburg, former chief advisor to Rep. Alan Cranston, talks about his memoir.


Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Utility Workers, Driver Injured in Accident Near Barracks Road Shopping Center

The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. along the 900 block of Emmet Street. Two utility trucks were parked at the intersection with Wise Street doing work on a pole that was hit during a previous accident when witnesses say a man in a 2002 Nissan was driving erratically before slamming into the back of the truck, pinning one of the workers.


Related Topix: Louisa County, VA, Crozet, VA, Keswick, VA

Cavalier Daily

Publius' calls for change to honor system, sustained discussion

A letter was distributed around Grounds late Saturday night signed by the alias "Publius" calling for changes to the University's honor system.


Cato Institute

Speech on Public College Campuses Liberated in One State

On April 4, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law a bill unanimously passed by the House of Delegates and the Senate, which turns outdoor areas on the state's public college and university campuses into what the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, calls "public forums."


Related Topix: Opinion


School Shootings: What Does Science Say?

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va., generally known as Virginia Tech, was the scene of a mass shooting in 2007.


Related Topix: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Violent Crime, Prison


UNC: Experts see flaws in whistleblower work

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Georgia State University

800-CEO-READ Blog

Thinker in Residence: Warren Berger

He is the creator of the website and author of the new book A More Beautiful Question -both focusing on the power of inquiry to spark breakthrough ideas.


Related Topix: Syracuse University, University of Oregon, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Visual Arts


Albemarle HS Tabs Brandon Isaiah as new Head Football Coach

Albemarle High School has hired Brandon Isaiah to be its new head varsity football coach.


The Daily News Leader

Betty W. Elliott

She was born Jan. 9, 1925 in Rockbridge County, a daughter of the late Thomas Hall and Annabelle Walters.


Related Topix: Raphine, VA, Rockbridge County, VA, Madison, VA, Libraries, Wedding


VA Seeks Dismissal of Federal Lawsuit against State, ABC Agents

The state of Virginia is asking a judge to dismiss the $40 million lawsuit filed by a University of Virginia student at the center of a botched Alcoholic Beverage Control sting.



The World Cup Hospitality Experiments Taking Place in Rio's Slums

The 26-year-old is renting his studio apartment in Brazil's biggest slum for the month-long duration of the soccer World Cup that ends July 13. He's expecting to collect 4,000 reais from guests willing to sample life in Rio de Janeiro, where federal troops are joining police to combat attacks by drug gangs.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,


XBiotech Welcomes Addition of Senior Vice President Corporate Development & General Counsel

AUSTIN, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBiotech announced today that Robert Lindsey has joined the Company as Senior Vice President Corporate Development & General Counsel.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Harvard University