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3 hrs ago | Freshnews

AANS and ASTRO Join Forces to Launch Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) Patient Registry

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Society for Radiation Oncology are partnering to launch and support a national registry for stereotactic radiosurgery treatments. The SRS patient registry will define national patterns of care in radiosurgery, with an eye to improving health care outcomes, supporting informed decision making and potentially lowering the cost-of-care for patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurological Surgery, Oncology, University of Colorado Denver

7 hrs ago | NBC29

UVA Girl Scout Brings Soccer Field to Scottsville

A student at the University of Virginia is making a world of difference for soccer enthusiasts in Scottsville, thanks to her hard work as a girl scout. 18 year old Porter Dickie is a third year at UVA and longtime Girl Scout member.

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9 hrs ago | Investopedia

Top 5 Campuses In The U.S.

Each year, numerous travel, college and architectural publications release their rankings of the top college towns and campuses. Here is an overview of five American campuses that tend to rank highly in the annual surveys.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Charlottesville, VA, University of Georgia

12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

New drug blocks gene driving cancer growth

In Nature , Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center describes a new drug, representative of a class of new drugs, that is active against a major driver of cancer metastasis. Credit: CU Cancer Center When active, the protein called Ral can drive tumor growth and metastasis in several human cancers including pancreatic, prostate, lung, colon and bladder.

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Related Topix: Yale University

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

College Town

A soft opening of a property took place in the heart of downtown Worcester Sept. 2. Those who had reservations were happy with easy access to the grounds, valet parking and state-of-the-art amenities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Assumption College

Business Journal

Carol Bernick

Portland lawyer Carol Bernick to be next CEO of the OSB Professional Liability Fund PORTLAND, OR -- The Oregon State Bar's Professional Liability Fund , the mandatory provider of primary malpractice coverage for Oregon lawyers, announces that Carol Bernick will become its chief executive officer effective Oct. 1, 2014. The PLF's board of directors selected Bernick after an extensive recruitment process, following the announced retirement of longtime CEO Ira Zarov.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Common Dreams

Middle East "Allies" Decline to Commit Forces, Resources Against ISIL

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, February 20, 2013. US Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting in Jedda with ten Middle Eastern foreign ministers produced a communique on Friday, but little more.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Muslim Brotherhood, US News, Liberal Political News

NBC29

UVA Administrators, Students Discuss Ways to Combat Sexual Misconduct

UVA President Teresa Sullivan, representatives from the Office of Student Affairs, and the General Council met Friday to brief the Board of Visitors on their plans. A panel of students from university groups also joined the discussion.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

NBC29

Move2Health Kicks off Healthy Eating Initiative

Representatives from ACAC and the University of Virginia baseball team, who are both sponsoring the initiative, hit the downtown mall Friday during the last Fridays After Five to get people involved in the program. They say the new push comes on the heels of their last successful effort.

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NBC29

Herring Speaks to UVA Students, Faculty about Political Issues in VA

Virginia's Attorney General Mark Herring visited the University of Virginia to discuss major initiatives he wants to see in the commonwealth. The UVA Women, Gender and Sexuality program welcomed Herring to the podium in UVA's Newcomb Hall.

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NBC29

UVA Children's Hospital 'Vigilant' about Enterovirus D68

A respiratory illness sweeping through the country has many hospitals on high alert, including the University of Virginia Children's Hospital. So far no official cases of Enterovirus D68 are reported in Virginia.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

CBS Local

Experts: Obama's Broken Promises Could Hurt Democratic Hopefuls In 2016

President Barack Obama has made numerous promises to the American people, but hasn't quite followed through on all of them. Most recently he promised to take action on immigration at the end of the summer, but is now delaying it until the end of the year.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Stacy Blackman Consulting

UV Darden School Class Profile, Admissions Updates

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business , which was ranked no. 7 in the recent HispanicBusiness 2014 ranking of best business schools for Hispanics , has posted a snapshot on its website of the full-time MBA Class of 2016 .

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Related Topix: Darden, TN

Nashville Scene

Philadelphia's Left & Right: Four Dudes Making Guitar Rock for Infinity Cat

Left & Right's 5 Year Plan is out now via Infinity Cat Records. Hear it below, and catch them Saturday, Sept.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

More Alderman Dorms To Meet Wrecking Ball

The University of Virginia plans to demolish its final remaining cluster of first-year dorms that were built during the 1960's. UVA's Colette Sheehy says Dunnington Dorm and two other doomed structures have been facing Alderman Road near Scott Stadium for half-a-century.

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The Daily Beast

The Kochs' Indecent College ProposalIt seemed like a...

In 2007, when the Charles Koch Foundation considered giving millions of dollars to Florida State University's economics department, the offer came with strings attached. First, the curriculum it funded must align with the libertarian, deregulatory economic philosophy of Charles Koch, the billionaire industrialist and Republican political bankroller.

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Related Topix: Florida State University, George Mason University, Education Etc.

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

UVA Prepares For Belt-Tightening

Our region's largest employer is tightening its belt, and that trend might continue through 2016. The Chief Operating Officer of the University of Virginia is forecasting a $6.5 million reduction during the current budget year.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Green Trolleys Will Go Different Route During UVA-Louisville Game

The Charlottesville Area Transit will send its green trolleys on a different route for most of Saturday. When the University of Virginia football team hosts the University of Louisville, trolley riders will go on a detour.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville

Fredericksburg.com

Thelma B. Sanford

She is survived by her husband, Richard Lewis Sanford, to whom she was married for 66 years; a son, Stephen Sanford and his wife, Norma, of Orange; a daughter, Cynthia Webster and her husband, O. Thomas, of Roanoke; six grandchildren, Anita Naff, Nathan Webster, Richard Sanford, William Sanford, Stephen Sanford and David Sanford; and five great-grandchildren, Ryan Sanford, Emily Sanford, Anna Sanford, Colton Naff and Carter Naff. She graduated from the public schools of Madison County and returned there to begin her teaching career, which spanned of 28 years.

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Related Topix: Orange, VA, Roanoke, VA, Madison County, VA, Washington College, Culpeper County, VA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Record donations to colleges, universities in D.C., Md., Va.

The University of Maryland plans to announce Friday that it has received the largest donation in its history, a $31 million gift from Brendan Iribe, a highly successful 35-year-old high-tech entrepreneur who dropped out of U-Md. during his freshman year in the late 1990s.

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Related Topix: George Washington University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, California Institute of Technology, Georgetown (Washington, DC)

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