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7 hrs ago | Medical News

U.Va. researchers named recipients of 2013 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Awards

University of Virginia neurologist Dr. Erin Pennock Foff, biologist Sarah Kucenas and biomedical engineer Shayn Peirce-Cotter have been named recipients of 2013 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Awards to benefit children of the United States.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Apr 19, 2014

NBC29

Researchers at UVA Help Teach Teens with Autism to Drive

Researchers at the University of Virginia are looking for autistic teens and young adults to join their Learn to Drive program.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Free Republic

Virginia’s Highest Court Denies Access to Climate Scientist’s Emails

Virginia's highest court has denied a conservative group's effort to force the University of Virginia to turn over emails from a controversial climate scientist who worked at the school.

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Related Topix: Activism

NBC29

Former UVA Associate Dean Expected to Plead Guilty to Child Porn Charges

A former University of Virginia associate dean who is facing federal child porn charges is expected to plead guilty on Monday.

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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 Richmond, Richmond, VA, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

UVA Revokes Agreements With Pi Kappa Alpha And Sigma Nu

The University of Virginia plans to revoke agreements with two fraternities that have been part of Wahoo life since the 19th century.

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Related Topix: Sigma Nu, Student Society, Fraternities, Pi Kappa Alpha

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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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

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

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

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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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

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