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17 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Who Is Most To Blame For Climate Change?

Here in southeastern Virginia, our biggest city, Norfolk, is saddled with an unwanted claim to fame.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands

18 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Wren Building dig reveals foundation of long-lost college structure | Our Story

Archaeologists from Colonial Williamsburg are exploring the remains of an unexpectedly substantial colonial-era building first uncovered under the ground on the south of the Wren Building.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Williamsburg, VA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton Roads rabbi, mosque leader saddened by Gaza violence

American college students and tour guides who have been visiting Israel for their 10-day birthright trip are witnessing the most recent wave of violence that has taken about 550 Palestinian lives and about 25 Israeli soldiers' lives.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Williamsburg, VA

US News & World Report

10 Law Schools That Receive the Most Full-Time Applications

The University of California-Los Angeles was among the law schools that get the most applications, with 5,562 for fall 2013.


Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, Georgetown University, Washington DC, University of South Dakota


Virginia Humanities Projects Receive Grants

The largest grant of more than $324,000 will fund a project at Old Dominion University to help researchers with archiving websites and navigating archived collections.


Related Topix: Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, George Mason University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Future African leaders get a crash course in U.S. history

Irene Ikomu of Uganda, left, Rumbidzai Dube of Zimbabwe, center, and Alora Jiang of China share a laugh and some local fare during a cookout Wednesday, July 16, 2014, for a group of young African leaders visiting the College of William & Mary for two weeks as part of a White House initiative.


Related Topix: Travel, Zimbabwe Travel, World News, Zimbabwe, Africa Travel, Africa, Virginia, South Africa, Virginia Government

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Washington and Lee makes a wise decision to take down the Confederate flag

VIRGINIA, WHERE the Confederacy established its capital, has a fraught relationship with its history and with the racial wounds left by slavery, the Civil War, the Jim Crow era and the state's policy of "massive resistance" to integration .


Related Topix: Lee University, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA, University of Virginia, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

State Department

Youth, Students, and Educators: Google+ Hangout: Young African Leaders

MS. HUGHES: Good afternoon, or evening if you're joining us from Africa. I'm Dana Hughes.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Florida International University, Yale University, University of Virginia

National Parks Traveler

Efforts To Restore Peregrine Falcons At Shenandoah National Park Showing Success

Ongoing efforts to see peregrine falcons soaring above Shenandoah National Park in Virginia have been showing some success, with nine falcons recently having been reared in the park by human foster parents.


Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, US National Parks, Shenandoah National Park

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Almaden Resident

Almaden shorts: City has grants for neighborhood groups

The city of San Jose is accepting applications for its annual Community Action and Pride Grants Program, with funding amounts ranging from $300 to $1,500 per neighborhood group.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Almaden Valley (San Jose, CA), Santa Clara County, CA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

William and Mary chemistry students make liquid nitrogen ice cream a tradition | With Video

But every Wednesday at 3 p.m. throughout the summer, a chemistry experiment using super-cold liquid nitrogen to cook up batches of lab-made ice cream becomes a bonding experience as well as a flash-frozen treat at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Williamsburg, VA

Hotel Interactive

Crestline Manage the Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center, Williamsburg, VA

Crestline Hotels & Resorts LLC announced today that they are the new management company for the Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center, Williamsburg, VA.


Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA, Newport News, VA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

Comedian Kevin Nealon performs at The Funny Bone in Virginia Beach on Friday, July 11 and Saturday, July 12, 2041.


Related Topix: Kevin Nealon, Punk, Gogol Bordello, Christopher Newport University, Entertainment

University Business

Universities vary on definitions of sexual consent

The definition of "consent" in Norfolk State University's sexual misconduct policy consists of 166 words.


Related Topix: Norfolk State University, Virginia Wesleyan College, Wesleyan College

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Carroll News

Cooley named June's Citizen of the Month

Raleigh Cooley, who has practiced law in Hillsville for 63 years, was selected the town's Citizen of the Month for June by Mayor Greg Crowder during the June 23 town council meeting.


Related Topix: Hillsville, VA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Yorktown native to lead mystery conference

Award-winning mystery and science fiction author Donna Andrews, whose titles "Murder with Peacocks" and "Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos" are set in her native Yorktown, has been named toastmaster of the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference.


Related Topix: Yorktown, VA, Virginia, Chincoteague Island, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, Richmond, VA, Entertainment

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Washington Post

Nominees selected for Virginia 48th House District race

A rushed, week-long primary campaign in Arlington and McLean ended Sunday with the selection of McLean lawyer Richard "Rip" Sullivan as the Democratic nominee and David Foster, former president of the Virginia Board of Education and Arlington School Board chairman, as the Republican nominee for Virginia's 48th House District.


Related Topix: Virginia, Arlington, VA, US News

Thu Jul 03, 2014


End the tradition of violence

FRATERNITIES are century-old traditions that began in the United States. Phi Beta Kappa, the first Greek-letter student organization, was founded over two centuries ago at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.


Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA

Topsail Advertiser

Biology major has her hands full interning at sea turtle hospital

Don't try to pin this little gal down in any way. The way she flits through the hospital reflects her life.


Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Williamsburg, VA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Trials and triumphs at West Point

New book by Virginia's J.E. Bandy examines life as a female plebe at the United States Military Academy In 1976, the United States Military Academy at West Point admitted its first female cadets.


Related Topix: United States Military Academy, Entertainment