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7 hrs ago | 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.

11 hrs ago | 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.


15 hrs ago | 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


Warner Up to $14 Million in Virginia Senate Race

Sen. Mark Warner raised $2.7 million in this year's second quarter, bringing the Virginia Democrat's already substantial bankroll to $14 million in his bid for a second term.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, George Bush, W.

'Game of Thrones' roundup: Ommegang reveals new brew, U-Va. offers summer course

It's time for another exciting roundup of Game of Thrones -related news to help you trudge through the dog days of the hiatus.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

USA Today

Rand Paul hits the road with eye on 2016 presidential bid

Kentucky's junior senator Friday takes his crusade for a more inclusive Republican Party to Cincinnati, where he will talk to a national civil-rights conference about reforming education and changing the criminal-justice system to enhance opportunities among minorities.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Politics