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Computer Software Accurately Predicts Student Test Performance

The University of California, San Diego and Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, announced publication of a joint study by two Emotient co-founders affiliated with UC San Diego, together with researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Computers, Virginia State University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Style Weekly

Last Call

A former regular in Richmond's early punk and hardcore scene, Mike Rodriguez has turned his life around.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Bryan Ferry, Pop/Rock, Drugs, The Kinks, Chesterfield County, VA

Style Weekly

Depot Delight

This neoclassical terminal at West Broad and Laurel streets opened in 1907 for electric rail service to Ashland.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Chesapeake, VA

Al Bawaba

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The title of the show, 'Strange Wonders' is based on a direct quotation from one of the Qatar oil pioneers, Thamir Muftah, who spent his youth at sea with the pearl-fishing fleet before beginning work in Qatar's oil industry in 1946 Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to present the Faculty Exhibition 2104 'Strange Wonders' in ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Postscript: Portsmouth physical therapist leaves legacy of caring

Martin Boytek died on March 20. He was 64 years old and had recently retired from his physical therapy practice - Churchland Physical Therapy on Churchland Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Portsmouth, VA, Virginia, Marshall University, Chesapeake, VA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Peninsula

Strange Wonders expo

Engineer Abdulla Hassan Al Mehshadi , CEO, Msheireb Properties, Caitlin Doherty , Exhibitions and Speaker Curator, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Allyson Vanstone , Dean, VCU-Q's School of the Arts, and other officials during the opening reception for the Faculty Exhibition 2014 'Strange Wonders' at Msheireb Enrichment Centre yesterday.

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Related Topix: Weird

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Beach grad sets music to unusual creatures

This story is a sample from the Virginia Beach Beacon, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Virginia Beach.

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Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Virginia Wesleyan College, Wesleyan College

The Daily News Leader

Va. educators partner to help disabled students

Educators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.

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Ohio.com

University of Akron trustees edge closer to naming presidential finalists

Within a few weeks, the University of Akron is expected to bring finalists to campus for interviews with administrators, faculty, students and others for the big job on campus: president.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, University of Akron, Summit County, OH

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

8News Web Exclusive: Dr. Andrew Crislip Explains the "Jesus Wife" Papyrus

According to VCU's website, "Andrew Crislip's research focuses on the history of Christianity in late antiquity [...] particularly focusing on the edition and interpretation of texts preserved on papyrus, parchment, ostraca, and wood."

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EurekAlert!

MARC travel awards announced for Immunology 2014, the American...

FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA from May 2-6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, University of North Texas Health Science Center, University of North Texas, University of Minnesota, University of Chicago

The Kansas City Star

James Jordan of the Kansas City Ballet will become ballet master in Sarasota, Fla.

James Jordan, a dancer, choreographer and ballet master for almost 30 years at the Kansas City Ballet, has accepted a position as ballet master with the Sarasota Ballet in Florida.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Sarasota, FL, Theater, Dance

Washington Examiner

Community health fair set in Richmond

The event is sponsored by the Virginia Commonwealth University MCV Campus Student Government Association.

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The Modesto Bee

Community health fair set in Richmond

The event is sponsored by the Virginia Commonwealth University MCV Campus Student Government Association.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

D&E brings - Schoolhouse Rock Live!' to Boiler House stage

Davis & Elkins College students and Division of Fine & Performing Arts faculty bring together familiar songs and lively dance for a musical performance of "Schoolhouse Rock Live!" Shows are scheduled for today and Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the historic Boiler House Theatre on the College campus.

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Related Topix: Davis & Elkins College, Arts, Dance, Dallas, TX

PhysOrg Weblog

Study may help heart failure through the Parachute Ventricular Partitioning Device

If you're jumping out of a plane, a parachute is a life-saving device. It turns out the same may be true if your heart is failing.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine, Cardiology

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Style Weekly

Crazy Is Here

Lisa Freiman thinks so. She brought an impressive resume to Richmond last year as director of Virginia Commonwealth University's soon-to-be-built Institute of Contemporary Art, at Belvidere and Broad streets.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Emory University, University of Georgia, Metal, Gwar

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Short Order

Basketball coaches Chris Mooney and Shaka Smart, shown at last year's coaches' cook-off, compete again April 17. The benefit for Positive Vibe CafA© is a serious fundraiser but a good time for guests.

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Related Topix: Dining, Virginia Beach, VA

Style Weekly

The Interpreters

Brilliant jazz pianist Fred Hersch returns with his trio to the University of Richmond after his scheduled performance in early February was canceled because of snow.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Richmond, VA, Jazz, Fred Hersch, University of Richmond, The Orchestra, Big-Band

The Peninsula

VCUQatar presents american sculptor's lecture

DOHA: Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar , in association with the Qatar Museums Authority is presenting a lecture by an American sculptor on April 10 at the Atrium in its campus here.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News

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