Saturday Jul 5
'People's pledge' a popular U.S. policy
The 2012 U.S. Senate race in the Bay State between Republican Scott Brown and Democrat Elizabeth Warren saw them hammer out the "people's pledge" - a deal designed to discourage outside group attack ads - which is now gaining traction throughout the country and gives voters a clearer view of the candidates, one expert said.
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Tue Jul 01, 2014
Virginians are opposed to the idea of politicians creating their own districts
The University of Virginia's Bureau of Public Administration - a predecessor of the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service - was inaugurated in 1924.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
GIS Education News Weekly: Library SAG Award, New UAS Courses, Esri MOOC
The Map & GIS Library at the Texas A&M University Libraries was selected by Esri, the preeminent GIS software producer, to receive its Special Achievement in GIS Award which recognizes outstanding contributions in GIS to the global community.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
UMW weighing program changes UMW considers cutting the budgets of...
The University of Mary Washington is considering cutting the budgets of some academic programs and putting more emphasis and money into other programs under a reallocation of resources.
Am I a helicopter parent? 5 signs you need to learn to let go a little
The term "helicopter parents" first made its way into the lexicon through Dr. Haim Ginott's 1969 book, "Between Parent and Child."
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Armstrong prof awarded $50,000 grant
Dr. Amy Potter, assistant professor of geography, received the National Science Foundation grant for the study "Transformation of American Southern Commemorative Landscapes."
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Achievers: Elmira College regional county students named to dean's list for 2014 spring semester
Abigail Waldron , of Williamstown, majoring in biology and chemistry; Brandon Payne , of Hastings, majoring in adolescence education: mathematics and social studies; Brian Demo , of Cazenovia, majoring in business administration; Dylan Zink , of Cato, majoring in English literature; Emily Warchol , of Pulaski, majoring in international studies; ... (more)
Tue Jun 17, 2014
The Honolulu Advertiser
Developing the mind, heart
After reaching the top of the Odyssey at Camp Erdman, a group of seventh graders work together to navigate along the Tandem Zip Lines before decending.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Photo Flash: World Premiere of Slashes of Light Opens Tonight at The Kitchen Theatre
The Kitchen Theatre Company completes its 2013-14 Season with the world premiere of a play set in Chicago's South Side during the turbulent 1960s.
The Alternative Press
Westfield Graduating Senior 4 Time Gold Medalist in Latin Exam
Westfield High School graduating senior Mark Gillespie achieved a gold medal on the National Latin Exam run by the University of Mary Washington for the past four consecutive years.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Reviewing our shady past: Nugget #1
Above is a many-layered photograph of Gustav Dore's illustration of an episode from Book IV of John Milton's Paradise Lost .
Northern Virginia Daily
Strasburg graduating class is 'an anomaly'
The 175 students in Strasburg's graduating class of 2014 will receive their diplomas at a ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the high school's new gym.
The Jersey Journal
Westfield H.S. student Mark Gillespie achieves gold medal on national Latin exam
Westfield High School graduating senior, Mark Gillespie, achieved a gold medal on the National Latin Exam run by the University of Mary Washington for the past four consecutive years.
Tue Jun 10, 2014
Judi Jackson, Sarah K. Chalmers & More Lead Kitchen Theatre's Slashes of Light, Now thru 6/29
The Kitchen Theatre Company and Civic Ensemble are excited to announce the casting of the world premiere of SLASHES OF LIGHT by Judy Tate.
Retiring Virginia senator drops 'bombshell' on McAuliffe, Medicaid expansion
A Democrat senator's surprise resignation could resolve Virginia's budget showdown by undercutting Gov. Terry McAuliffe's bid to expand Medicaid.