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Designs to Make Classroom More Interactive Showcased at UVA

Faculty at the University of Virginia showcased designs for the next generation of web-based classroom tools at the Teaching with Technology Fair Thursday.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Is 16th Congressional District competitive? Most say no, one says possibly

Respected national prognosticators like the Rothenberg Political Report and "Sabato's Crystal Ball," a national look at races published by University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato, don't even have the race on their radars.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives

Business is booming at the ACT

In ten years, the number of incoming freshmen who submitted ACT's during the admissions process at WLU has gone from 15% to 51%.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Illinois

The Daily Caller

Virginia Creates Sexual Assault Task Force

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has ordered the formation of a brand new task force in the state focused on the issue of college sexual assault.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, Barack Obama, College of William and Mary


UVa. Students Move In, A Legacy Continues

It is the first of two days designated for the University of Virginia students to get into their dorm rooms and get settled before classes begin on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA

World Magazine

Are churchgoing Christians really succumbing to culture creep?

A couple's sexual history is tied to their happiness in marriage, researchers with the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

In-depth Africa

Bello El-Rufai's moving tribute to his late younger brother Hamza

Bello El-Rufai , son of Mallam Nasir El Rufai, took to his Facebook wall to pay tribute to his younger brother, Hamza El-Rufai , who died in a fatal car crash on July 29th.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Rochester Institute of Technology

Cavalier Daily

HARRINGTON: Stuck in the friend zone

Last Thursday, President Teresa Sullivan sent students an email requesting they complete the "Hoos Making a Safer Community at the University of Virginia" online training program.


Related Topix: Depression

The Campbell Reporter

Bay Area billionaire's climate-change ads leave fact-checkers cold

Bay Area billionaire Tom Steyer's blitz against candidates who are soft on climate change is underway in seven states, but some prominent fact-checking groups say he's emitting enough hot air to melt a few glaciers.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Rick Scott, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hanover Herald-Progress

Patriots standout commits to UVa

Patrick Henry's Eli Hanback committed over the weekend to play collegiately for the University of Virginia where he could see action on either side of the ball as a lineman.


Related Topix: Virginia


UVa. Brings New Cabell Hall into 21st Century

As students get ready for a new year at the University of Virginia, the largest classroom building on Grounds is ready for its debut after a pricey re-model.


New York Daily News

'Jeopardy!' contestant charged in alleged attack on Va. pol's wife

Claire Ogilvie, 36, is behind bars for the February attack of Nancy Tramontin, the wife of Virginia state lawmaker David Toscano.


Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Psychology Today

5 Ways to Cure the "Cool Kid" Curse

Believe it or not, Justin Bieber is merely a picture of so many others his age. For that matter, so is Miley Cyrus, and the list goes on and on.


Related Topix: Kids, Drugs, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Winning The Never-Ending Battle With Stage Fright - Some New Remedies

I am one of America's top communication theorists and coaches. A passionate teacher, I am committed to helping people find clarity in their thinking and ideas - and then delivering them with panache.


Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Buck, Kline get new titles at West Virginia University

Buck's promotion is among a number of faculty promotions at the West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division.


Related Topix: West Virginia University, Medicine, Nursing, George Mason University, University of Pennsylvania

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Virginia forms task force to combat campus sexual assault

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is forming a task force to combat sexual violence at the state's colleges and universities, addressing a problem that has commanded attention this year in Washington and on campuses nationwide.


Related Topix: Virginia, United States Naval Academy, Wake Forest University, College of William and Mary, James Madison University

Burlington Times News

Four area students receive scholarships to study abroad at UNC

Four Alamance County natives are among 155 UNC-Chapel Hill students receiving more than $687,000 in study abroad support, the university says.


Related Topix: Alamance County, NC, Jordan, World News, Saxapahaw, NC, Mebane, NC

Mental Help Net

White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report

White, straight women are much more likely to seek treatment for infertility than minority, bisexual or lesbian women, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infertility, Gay/Lesbian

What Makes a Successful Marriage? New Research Reveals Three...

The study, " Before 'I Do:' What Do Premarital Experiences Have to Do with Marital Quality Among Today's Young Adults? " by psychologists Galena K. Rhoades and Scott M. Stanley with the University of Virginia's National Marriage Project, found that wedding size and the number of premarital sexual partners are just two of the factors that could have ... (more)


Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News


Police Arrest Suspect in University Ave. Stabbing

One man is behind bars and another is in the hospital after a stabbing in Charlottesville.


Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA