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  1. Homecomings Board brings hoos homeRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Cavalier Daily

    While students don gameday buttons, smile at alumni, eat pancakes on the Lawn and cheer on the Hoos each year during Homecomings, a student organization is hard at work behind the scenes coordinating the weeklong activities: the official University of Virginia Homecomings Board. Though Homecomings may seem like a long-standing University tradition, the official Homecomings Board was only founded in 2012.


  2. Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Leads Self-Defense Workshop for StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | NBC29

    Students at the University of Virginia are teaming up with a Charlottesville martial arts group to learn some basic self-defense skills. They say there is now a heightened focus on personal safety in light of Hannah Graham's disappearance.


  3. Governor's race a toss-up, according to pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Vail Daily News

    The latest Quinnipiac University poll a week ago puts former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez, the Republican gubernatorial challenger, at 46 percent over Hickenlooper's 42 percent, with a 3.1-point margin of error. The University of Virginia Center for Politics rates the Colorado governor's race as a toss-up.


  4. "Embracing Diversity - Easier Said Than Done?"...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bajan Reporter

    ... gender section of The Implicit Association Test . ( The test was developed by professors at Harvard, University of Virginia and University of Washington to measure accurately people's conscious and unconscious attitudes .) the time, without even ...


  5. UVA Campaign to Raise Sexual Violence Awareness During HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBC29

    The disappearance of second-year student Hannah Graham and list of missing person cases in central Virginia has sparked a new program at the University of Virginia. The goal of the "Hoos Got Your Back" campaign is to make students feel safe again, and there will be a big push during homecoming this weekend.


  6. Towson University opens investigation into sex discrimination over rabbi concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Catholic University of America, Frostburg State University, the College of William and Mary and the University of Virginia. Towson officials have said they were unaware that Freundel had invited students in his classes, including master level ...


  7. Historic Mindful Leadership Summit Set for Washington, DC on November 14-16Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... Psychologist at the National Institute of Mental Health Elizabeth Powell, Assistant Professor at University of Virginia, Darden School of Business Rich Fernandez, Co-founder of Wisdom Labs and former Director of Executive Development at Google ...


  8. Search to resume for Alexis Murphy, Virginia teen who went missing in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks said that the search for 17-year-old Alexis Murphy isn't connected to any other cases - most notably that of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, whose remains may have been found over the weekend in Albemarle County. Brooks said the search for Murphy will be conducted in Orange County in November, but he didn't provide details.


  9. Virginia Swimming Suspends Five From Fall CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Virginia Swimming, for the second year in a row, has had a high-profile student-athlete suspension as head coach Augie Busch has pulled five student-athletes from competing during the rest of fall 2014 semester. In a release today, Virginia confirmed that Kyle Dudzinski, David Ingraham, Jake Pearce, Charlie Rommel and Luke Papendick would not be competing the rest of the year "for violations of University of Virginia policy and athletics department rules."


  10. UVa Students Take "Action Against Ebola"Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WCAV

    "Action Against Ebola" is a movement at the University of Virginia geared toward raising awareness and money for hospitals treating people with the deadly Ebola virus. Petheree Norman is a registered nurse as well as a student in the nursing graduate program at UVa.


  11. Valley Partnership Leader Burnett DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    Dennis Burnett, the executive director of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership, died suddenly on Tuesday at the University Of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, the organization announced in a Wednesday press release. An Augusta County native, Burnett started in the position leading the public-private economic development organization in September 2013.


  12. Xavier women's hoops picked ninth in Big EastRead the original story

    7 hrs ago |

    ... of veterans, plus four freshmen and two immediately eligible transfers. Former Fairfield High and University of Virginia wing Raeshaun Gaffney received an NCAA waiver and graduated Ohio State point guard Maleeka Kynard is exercising her fifth-year ...


  13. Weather Service stops receiving satellite data, issues warning about forecast reliabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... as the Washington Post's Weather Editor. He earned BA and MS degrees in atmospheric science from the University of Virginia and University of Wisconsin-Madison.


  14. Human remains found may link to missing UVA studentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Pictured is Hannah Graham, 18, the University of Virginia student who has been missing since Sept. 13. Human remains were recently found 10 miles from the campus and forensics is confirming whether they belong to Graham.


  15. Seeing More Gray in the College Classroom | From the Bell TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Library Journal

    ... colleges and universities are looking for seniors like Jerry Reid, Class of 2014, who enrolled at the University of Virginia at age 66 and will receive a bachelor's degree at age 70. Reid is part of a growing number of senior citizens who find that ...


  16. Meet an at-large D.C. Council candidate: Eugene PuryearRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... scene. I grew up in Charlottesville, Va. My father was director of African American affairs for the University of Virginia, and my mom was also an educator. It played a huge role. My father was huge in the Civil Rights Movement. He was involved in ...


  17. FBI Tests Alexis Murphy's Car for Jesse Matthew's DNARead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NBC29

    ... charged in Charlottesville with abduction with intent to defile in connection with disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. H also faces two reckless driving charges in Albemarle. Matthew has not been formally connected to the ...


  18. Search of Area where Remains Found ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NBC29

    Parts of Old Lynchburg Road remain closed in the area where police found human remains while searching for missing University of Virginia second-year student Hannah Graham last Saturday. Police say Graham was last seen on Charlottesville's downtown mall in the early morning hours of September 13. Jesse Matthew has been charged with abduction with intent to defile in connection with the Graham case.


  19. Valley Economic Development Leader DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    With great sadness, we wish to inform the community that Dennis Burnett, Executive Director of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership and a well-known community leader, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday October 21, 2014 at the University Of Virginia Medical Center. Dennis began his career with Henson Airlines in 1986 and spent 10 years in the airline industry through several mergers and acquisitions.


  20. UVA Homecoming Brings Boost for Cville BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NBC29

    Homecoming activities at the University of Virginia are getting underway this week. While this weekend is a chance for alumni to head back to Charlottesville, it also provides a boost for local businesses.