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7 min ago | Townhall

The Threat to the Scientific Method that Explains the Spate of Fraudulent Science Publications

In light of that trend, he asks, "If we can no longer trust science, what do we have as the basis for knowledge?" Pat is a friend of mine, and I respect him tremendously for the quality of his scientific work as well as for his courage as a critic of global warming panic.


Related Topix: Opinion

1 hr ago |

Lakota West's C.J. Stalker picks Virginia over UC, UofL

From Lakota West head football coach Larry Cox: Lakota West senior to be MLB C.J. Stalker committed to the University of Virginia today.


5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Georgia GOP taps job outsourcer and pay discriminator as Senate nominee

Republicans have chosen a real peach of a Senate nominee in Georgia, where businessman David Perdue narrowly defeated Rep. Jack Kingston in a runoff vote.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney

9 hrs ago | RollingStone

Westeros 101: 'Game of Thrones' Taught in College Seminar

For four weeks this summer, students at the University of Virginia will delve into one of the most sprawling and beloved literary sagas of all time: Nope, not Homer's Odyssey , but Martin's Game of Thrones .


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond


First lady Dorothy McAuliffe is joining a panel of public health experts intent on promoting policies to ensure a healthier Virginia.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Real Central VA

Charlottesville is Happy

Charlottesville, Virginia, is the happiest city in America, according to the study.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Opinion

Accuracy In Academia

This is a College Course?

Young people who want to spend their college years to undergoing radical intellectual transformations do so typically through the study of liberal arts.


Related Topix: Psychology, Greek, Instrumental, Science, Tufts University, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

The Hartford Courant

Manchester Resident To Spend Two Years As Campus Missionary

Nate AuYeung is leaving his Manchester home to spend two years at the University of Virginia as a campus missionary for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students.


Related Topix: Manchester, CT, University of Connecticut

Silicon Alley Insider

11 Habits Of Extremely Boring People

One example: In a recent University of Virginia study , participants gave themselves electrical shocks instead of having to sit with their thoughts for 15 minutes.


'Elevate' your golf game at Wintergreen Resort

It's a place where there are two great courses, an academy that can put your game through its paces, and more than capable instructors that will give you one-on-one instruction that you can use immediately.


Related Topix: Roseland, VA

US News & World Report

Shocking: Humans Will Do Anything but Think

The University of Virginia researchers quickly found the task wasn't as simple as envisioned.


WRIC-TV Richmond

Virginia humanities projects receive grants

The largest grant of more than $324,000 will fund a project at Old Dominion University to help researchers with archiving websites and navigating archived collections.


Related Topix: Old Dominion University

Mon Jul 21, 2014


People prefer electric shocks to being alone with their thoughts

I somehow missed this earlier in the month, but our friends at Boing Boing posted a link to this great little story.


USA Today

You can now take a college class on 'Game of Thrones'

College students have it pretty good. Not only do they get courses about Harry Potter , Star Trek and Beyonce , they now get the chance to study the coolest fantasy on TV right now.



Crews to Remove Cobblestones at 14th and University Ave.

Work to create a smoother ride will cause some bumps in the road for traffic at one busy Charlottesville intersection.


Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Southwest Times

Betteken named new assistant principal at RES

A new assistant principal is joining the ranks at Riverlawn Elementary School in Fairlawn.


Related Topix: Fairlawn, VA, Radford University

Christianity Today

New Executive Orders on LBGT Discrimination Won't Exempt Religious Orgs

An executive order President Obama will sign Monday prohibiting sexual orientation discrimination in federal hiring will not exempt faith-based organizations, he announced Friday.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania

Independent Women's Forum

Knot Yet: Millennials and Marriage

Millennials are postponing marriage for economic and cultural reasons no new news.


University Business

Texas university feud mirrors UVa crisis of 2012

A protracted feud at the University of Texas at Austin seems to have a refrain similar to the 2012 leadership crisis at the University of Virginia.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Charlottesville Tomorrow

UVa rolls out bike-share program

The University of Virginia will unveil a fleet of 120 bicycles later this summer as part of a new bike-sharing program.


Related Topix: Orlando, FL