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2 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Students teach feds about law

Law students at the University of Virginia converted classes to on-the-job training when they filed a lawsuit to gain access to a secret settlement document - and won.

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6 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

Researchers Develop New Model of Cellular Movement

Cell movement plays an important role in a host of biological functions from embryonic development to repairing wounded tissue.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry

10 hrs ago | NBC29

AG Herring Speaks to UVA Law Students about Time in Office Thus Far

It's been a busy first 100 days for Virginia's new Attorney General Mark Herring - and he says his fight to change the state's stance on gay marriage tops his list of accomplishments during that time.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia

14 hrs ago | Newswise

Bierman Named Chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts

M. Lindsay Bierman, editor in chief of Southern Living magazine, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina.

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Related Topix: North Carolina School of the Arts, Journalism, Georgetown University

18 hrs ago | Rabett Run

Academics at Public Universities Win Big Time

ATI vs. Rector was the case where the American Traditions Institute sued UVa to gain access to Michael Mann's Emails.

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22 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

#2 - Workplace Explosion Hurts Two

Emergency personnel load an injured man on the AirCare 5 helicopter at Monger Park to transport him to the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville after an incident at WhiteWave Foods just outside Mount Crawford on Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Charlottesville, VA, Mount Crawford, VA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg Continues to See Population Growth

In a recent report released by the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, Harrisonburg has been ranked as one of the top 20 emerging metropolitan areas in the United States.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA

The Island Packet

Bluffton Volunteers in Medicine names new director

Toney was previously a unit director with the North Alabama Medical Reserve Corp., where she oversaw 100 medical and non-medical volunteers.

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Related Topix: Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA, James Madison University

The Washington Post

U-Va.'s in-state price likely to rise 4.3 percent

Undergraduate tuition and fees at the University of Virginia would rise 4.3 percent for Virginians in the coming year under a proposal the governing board will consider next week.

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Related Topix: Virginia, 9, Saint Mary's College of Maryland

Norwalk Citizen News

Va. justices: Academic emails can be withheld

The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a conservative group's attempt to obtain a University of Virginia climate researcher's emails.

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ScienceBlogs

Virginia Supreme Court on Academic Freedom at UV [Greg Laden's Blog]

An important Virginia Supreme Court finding came out today, related to the hugely complicated maneno that I feel totally unqualified to explain to you but Michale Halpern of the Center for Science and Democracy is: The Supreme Court of Virginia today found unanimously in favor of the University of Virginia in its attempt to protect its employees ... (more)

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NBC29

Uva Bov Sets Date to Determine 2014-15 Tuition

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 17, 2014 ? The University of Virginia Board of Visitors will meet April 23 to set undergraduate tuition rates for the 2014-15 academic year.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia's College at Wise, Personal Finance, Retirement, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, American University

Newswise

University of Virginia Astronomer Trinh Thuan Awarded French Legion of Honor

Trinh Thuan, a University of Virginia astronomy professor and author, has been named chevalier of the National Order of the French Legion of Honor, by decree of French President Francois Hollande.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Francois Hollande

Newswise

UNC Researchers Develop Insights Into Protein Linked to Cell Movement

Cell movement plays an important role in a host of biological functions from embryonic development to repairing wounded tissue.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Book TV

"Dispatches from the Eastern Front: A Political Education from the Nixon Years to the Age of Obama"

Gerald Felix Warburg, former chief advisor to Rep. Alan Cranston, talks about his memoir.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NBC29

Utility Workers, Driver Injured in Accident Near Barracks Road Shopping Center

The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. along the 900 block of Emmet Street. Two utility trucks were parked at the intersection with Wise Street doing work on a pole that was hit during a previous accident when witnesses say a man in a 2002 Nissan was driving erratically before slamming into the back of the truck, pinning one of the workers.

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Related Topix: Louisa County, VA, Crozet, VA, Keswick, VA

Cavalier Daily

Publius' calls for change to honor system, sustained discussion

A letter was distributed around Grounds late Saturday night signed by the alias "Publius" calling for changes to the University's honor system.

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Cato Institute

Speech on Public College Campuses Liberated in One State

On April 4, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law a bill unanimously passed by the House of Delegates and the Senate, which turns outdoor areas on the state's public college and university campuses into what the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, calls "public forums."

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Related Topix: Opinion

LiveScience

School Shootings: What Does Science Say?

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va., generally known as Virginia Tech, was the scene of a mass shooting in 2007.

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Related Topix: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Violent Crime, Prison

KMBC-TV

UNC: Experts see flaws in whistleblower work

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Georgia State University

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