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  1. BIBF hosts open house for exclusive Darden Leadership Development ProgrammeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AME Info

    BIBF recently held an open house for its Leadership Development Programme offered in partnership with the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia , and the Emirates Institute for Banking & Financial Studies. The three-week programme, which is scheduled to take place in Charlottesville in April, targets outstanding managers from Bahrain and the Gulf region, and is based on action-oriented learning experiences and participant-centred classroom discussions.


  2. Was a fined photographer really flying a drone?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Murfreesboro Post

    ... photographer Raphael Pirker was fined $10,000 for using a drone to take a promotional video at the University of Virginia. Apparently it wasn't the actual picture-taking that was the problem, but the fact that he was flying a drone. As you might ...


  3. Mitchell survived sea tragedy before pitching for Mets, OriolesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Murfreesboro Post

    ... baseball prospect (outfielder) Anthony "Tony" Latham had recently inked a contract out of the University of Virginia. At age 20, Latham also made a profession of Christianity the week before Mitchell took his stand of faith. The chapel services ...


  4. Gibson: Virginia's history of taking away civil rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... ia's felon disenfranchisement laws in the current issue of The Virginia News Letter, published by the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, .


  5. 2She fought for patients' rights, then she was put in a hospital against her willRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... , serving alongside doctors, academics, and law enforcement officials. The daughter of a prominent University of Virginia linguist, Hymes argued vehemently - and unsuccessfully - against loosening the state's commitment criteria. Hymes, now 58, ...


  6. Crews Respond to Apartment Fire in Albemarle Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NBC29

    ... at Student Health. After being thrown into the national spotlight on issues of sexual assault, University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan says she wants the school to become a national leader in improving campus safety. After being thrown into ...


  7. Doting Daddies Behind the Rape Hysteria?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Pundit

    First, sorority women at the University of Virginia were banned from attending parties with boys this weekend by their own National Panhellenic Conference. The reason for the ban, which carries undisclosed sanctions if broken, was " safety concerns ," due to sexual assault allegations in the past.


  8. UVA Sorority Staying Away from Boys' Bid NightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NBC29

    University of Virginia sororities are making alternative plans for their members on a night that's traditionally all about partying. A national panhellenic group is discouraging all 16 sororities at UVA from participating in Saturday's Boys' Bid Night, when young men find out which fraternity they've been invited to join.


  9. Long Read: "Rush After 'A Rape on Campus'"Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Balloon Juice

    Quite a long read, with a lot of different topics to unpack, but it's well worth reading the whole thing. Jia Tolentino, at Jezebel , tells us what happens as " A UVA Alum Goes Back to Rugby Road ": It's a blue, cold Thursday in January and I'm walking down Rugby Road on the first night of fraternity rush at the University of Virginia, brushing past groups of identical gossiping boys in matching preppy outfits: fleeces, checked oxfords, khakis, boots.


  10. Sons Of Bill, Love And Logic, Thirty TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... Sam, Abe and James Wilson are indeed literal sons of Bill (their dad's an esteemed professor at the University of Virginia) and, to an extent, they also have an Uncle called Tupelo in their musical lineage (drummer Ken Croomer is producer). Brothers ...


  11. After all the debate, what will U-Va. sorority women do tonight?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A student at the University of Virginia, walks across campus on Dec. 6. All 31 U-Va. fraternities, suspended since late last year after a Rolling Stone article alleged a sexual assault at a campus fraternity, signed a new agreement with the school aimed at increasing campus safety.


  12. Harvard Law Pushes BackRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    The University of Virginia held a two-day conference last February on "Sexual Misconduct Among College Students." One of the speakers was the Education Department's Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Catherine Lhamon, who touted her office's efforts to compel colleges and universities, under pain of losing federal funds, to adopt draconian policies on sexual harassment and assault.


  13. Mel B glowing as she's set to sign big money X Factor and America's Got Talent dealRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    ... ply The Clueless actress was invited onto the show to talk about the news that female students at the University of Virginia have been told to avoid parties in an effort to prohibit sexual violence


  14. McArdle: Moral panic won't help end campus rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    Rolling Stone magazine issued an apology for discrepencies that were published in an article regarding the alleged gang rape of a University of Virginia student by members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. T. Rees Shapiro, the Washington Post reporter who has done an amazing job covering the debacle of Rolling Stone's story about an alleged rape at the University of Virginia, has gotten an interview with members of Phi Kappa Psi.


  15. People Moves: Sullivan CromwellRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 |

    14 attorneys have joined the Education department: Amanda Gill , who received a law degree from University of Virginia School of Law in 2014; Julia Malkina , who received a law degree from Yale Law School in 2011; Virginia Hildreth , who received a ...


  16. Do door-to-door petitions sway politicians?Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... the Internet," said Christine Mahoney, an associate professor of public policy and politics at the University of Virginia. Mahoney said policymakers now need to decide what segment of the population is represented with those signatures. A million ...


  17. Fox's Stacey Dash Calls Rape Victims 'Bad Girls'...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    Growing concerns about rape on college campuses have led national sorority offices to issue bans on members attending fraternity parties at the University of Virginia . And in addition, Dartmouth College has decided to ban hard liquor on campus in an attempt to reduce sexual assault.


  18. U.Va. Sorority Women Say Party Ban Is PatronizingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KQED

    ... you going?' That does come off as a slap in the face." "They took a chaotic and emotional time in the University of Virginia's history as an opportunity to pass something that they've been trying to do forever," council representative Abraham Axler ...


  19. Felons and the Right to Vote in Virginia: a Historical OverviewRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Helen A. Gibson has written a great article for the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service titled " Felons and the Right to Vote in Virginia: a Historical Overview " and I urge everyone to take a few minutes and read the article. Gibson does a great job of documenting how the state of Virginia continues to struggle with its legacy of one of the highest disenfranchisement rates in the nation and examines felon disenfranchisement and traces its history in the years following the Civil War , when a sizeable African American electorate emerged and was disenfranchised by various tactics.


  20. University of Virginia confirms mumps case on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CBS News

    The University of Virginia has issued an alert to students following a confirmed case of mumps on the campus, CBS Charlottesville affiliate WCAV-TV reports . Officials said Friday there were four other suspected cases of the virus, but they're awaiting final test results for confirmation.