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9 min ago | NBC29

Latest Demographic Profiles Show Disparities Among VA Regions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 28, 2014: Looking at Virginia as made up of eight regions shows that the median household income in Northern Virginia of $102,499 is almost double and, in some places, triple that of other areas in the state, according to demographers at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.


Related Topix: Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

4 hrs ago | Wired

When Robots Come for Our Jobs, Will We Be Ready to Outsmart Them?

Visitors look at robot arms of Panasonic on display during the China International Robot Show 2013 in Shanghai, China, 2013.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, World News, China

8 hrs ago | CBS News

With Obama at the helm, young African leaders head to Washington

Inside a 19th century slave house on the edge of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello plantation, young African leaders are finding historical models to follow - and some not to.


Related Topix: Virginia

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Financial Times

The highs and lows of a Mooc education

In 2012 Sharon Watkins was watching a Ted talk when she came across the concept of Moocs - massive open online courses.


Related Topix: Springfield, OH, Education Etc.

The Carroll News

Carilion Family Medicine adds doctor, seeing new patients1:06 pm

Carilion Family Medicine, which has been open since March, will be expanding its services, thanks to the addition of Dr. Greg Shawvner.


The Raw Story

'Happiness' is a place called Charlottesville, Virginia, a new study reveals

A new study has named Thomas Jefferson's home town the feelgood capital of the US, but residents say that just means liberal values and a sense of community To the residents of Charlottesville, it is a fitting coincidence that Thomas Jefferson, principal drafter of the Declaration of Independence that installed "Life, liberty and the pursuit of ... (more)


Related Topix: Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, us Travel, Travel, Newport News, VA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

U.Va. considers loan for financial aid program

Patrick Hogan, the university's executive vice president and chief operating officer, disclosed the discussions with a bank at a meeting of a Board of Visitors subcommittee Friday in Herndon.



Incredible Turnout for University of Virginia's Health Fair

Medical students, doctors, and nurses from the University of Virginia donated their time to identify potential health risks and share tips for healthier living.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition


U.Va. Darden School MBA Project Creates New Social Venture in Tunisia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - 24 July 2014 - What began as a student-led project at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business has turned into a startup.


Related Topix: Darden, TN, World News, Tunisia, Alzheimer's, Health, South Africa, Africa

Expect drama to unfold when corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. McDonnell, wife begins Monday

Once upon a time, Grace Slick implored listeners of Jefferson Airplane to "Go ask Alice, when she's 10 feet tall."


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Jefferson Airplane, Pop/Rock, Lewis Carroll, Vocal

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Mr. and Mrs. Pinaki Santra

Hayleigh Tasha Stewart of Huntersville, N.C., and Pinaki Santra of Elkins were married April 26. The ceremony was at 5 p.m. at Governor Thomas Bennett House in Charleston, S.C. The bride's godmother, Franza Giffen, officiated.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill


UVA Professor Teaches Class on Game of Thrones

Students suffering from Game of Thrones withdrawal got one last chance at a fix this summer at the University of Virginia.


The Washington Post

Workers find historic remnants of original U-Va. Rotunda

It didn't look like much, just a crumpled scrap of metal that had been tossed aside, forgotten in a pile of old rubble.


Related Topix: Education

JD Journal

Law Schools Receiving Full-Time Applications Drops

Last year, applications to American Bar Association-approved law schools dropped to 385,400 from half a million, according to InTheCapital.


Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), George Washington University


High School Students Learn About State Government at UVa. Leadership Program

High school students from across the Commonwealth are wrapping up a very special experience over at the University of Virginia.


Related Topix: Education Etc.


Airbus Partners with Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing

Airbus, Europe's largest airplane manufacturer, is joining 18 other companies to partner with the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing .


Related Topix: Virginia State University, Prince George County, VA

InfoComm International

A/ V Computer Systems Engineer | University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science

The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education.


Related Topix: Computers, Science, Computer Science


Opinion: GOP's problem wooing African-American voters

Not just because Bundy turned out to express racist views, but because of what he initially, falsely symbolized for some conservative Republicans: a humble, hard-working rancher who despises federal government overreach.

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Related Topix: US News, African-American, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Opinion


Study: Needs Far Outstrip Public Mental Health Services in Central VA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 24, 2014 ? Many Central Virginians are not receiving the public mental health services they need, according to new research by University of Virginia economics professor Steven Stern.


Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, 9

War Is A Crime

On August 9 in DC: An Evening for a World Beyond War

An Evening for a World Beyond War Saturday August 9, 2014 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Busboys and Poets 5th and K Streets NW Washington, D.C. Speakers: Jeff Bachman , Professorial Lecturer in Human Rights and the Co-Director of the Ethics, Peace and Global Affairs program at the School of International Service at American University.


Related Topix: American University, US News, Liberal Political News