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6 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

Meet the man who saved a Richmond park

Kathy Proffitt and her pooch, Max, are fixtures at bucolic Bandy Field park in Richmond's West End.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Penn State

School of Music faculty, students to embark on historic Cuba trip

On May 2, two Penn State School of Music faculty members and six students will embark on a trip that will undoubtedly change their lives and their music-making forever.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel,

The Daily News Leader

Local man is proud math geek

He has the Pythagorean theorem tattooed on his shoulder. "My interest in math extends back many years.

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The Collegian

New provost and VP for academic affairs to begin in July

Monday morning, Jacqueline S. Fetrow was announced as University of Richmond's next provost and vice president for academic affairs.

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Related Topix: Wake Forest University, Biology, Science

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Virginia Business

University of Richmond names provost

Since 2009, Fetrow has been dean of Wake Forest College and Reynolds Professor of Computational Biophysics at Wake Forest University.

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Style Weekly

The Richmond Justice Center: What's Behind the New Jail's Name?

During a tour of the city's new jail, officials including Mayor Dwight Jones and Sheriff C.T. Woody say it will open at the end of the year.

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Style Weekly

Theory Test

At a news conference last week, Mayor Dwight Jones names University of Richmond leadership professor Thad Williamson to head a new city office that's dedicated to fighting the city's entrenched poverty.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Former UR Student Accused of Massive Drug Ring

A former University of Richmond student is one of two graduates of a prestigious private high school in Pennsylvania accused of running a massive drug ring in the area.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Philadelphia, PA

Medical Daily

Saying Obesity Is A Disease Compels People To Eat Unhealthy, Consume More Calories

Due to subsequent health factors including heart disease, stroke, and certain types of cancer, many health care organizations have decided to redefine obesity as a disease.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Collegian

Sig Ep lodge vandalism may be result of hate crime

Saturday night, the Sigma Phi Epsilon lodge on University of Richmond's campus was vandalized with slurs most often used to insult a member of the gay community.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Fraternities, Gay/Lesbian

Medical Daily

Saying Obesity Is A Disease Compels People To Eat Unhealthy, Consume More Calories

Due to subsequent health factors including heart disease, stroke, and certain types of cancer, many health care organizations have decided to redefine obesity as a disease.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline

Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list.

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Related Topix: Madeline, CA, Brown University, Orange, CA, Chapman University, Stanford University

The Washington Post

Stuck on a college wait list? Herea s what you should do.

It was a front-page story revealing that at some selective colleges the number of applicants on the wait-list approached, and sometimes exceeded, the number of applicants accepted.

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Related Topix: Bates College, Stanford University, Education

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Collegian

Richmond Restaurant Week raises money for FeedMore

One of the best aspects of living in Richmond is having a myriad of restaurants scattered about the city.

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The Collegian

Global Sounds Concert to be held on Westhampton Green

This spring, the biannual Global Sounds Concert will be held around the fountain on the Westhampton Green with the hope of breaking traditional formal concert boundaries, said Andrew McGraw, director for the concert.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Law professors bolster Herring's same-sex marriage stance

Three notable law professors are weighing in on Virginia's same-sex marriage case, asserting the state's attorney general has an obligation not to defend state laws he believes violate the federal constitution.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Gay/Lesbian, University of Virginia, Richmond, VA, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Shaka Smart and Chris Mooney to Battle in 2014 Coaches' Cook-Off

Instead of the court, VCU men's basketball coach Shaka Smart and University of Richmond men's basketball coach Chris Mooney are taking each other on at the dinner table.

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WTVR Richmond

Threshold - Inspired by The Palm Wine Drinkard by Amos Tutuola

RICHMOND, Va. : "Threshold" is a New Play inspired by the classic Nigerian novel "Palm Wine Drinkard" by Nigerian Author Amos Tutuola , opens Thursday, April 17th at the Modlin Center, University of Richmond.

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ESPN

300: Top Pac-12 targets

This recruiting cycle represents a huge year for talent in California, which means the Pac-12 should be able to put together some very healthy recruiting classes.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Collegian

Richmond alumnus wins Pulitzer Prize

Chris Hamby, a University of Richmond graduate, was announced as the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting yesterday.

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