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10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Poll: Most Virginians concerned about impact of SOL tests

Nearly seven out of 10 Virginians say that increased testing hurts student performance or makes no difference, according to a recent poll released by Virginia Commonwealth University.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Tue Apr 22, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists pinpoint protein that could improve small cell lung cancer therapies

Approximately 15 percent of all lung cancers are small cell lung cancers , which grow rapidly and often develop resistance to chemotherapy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Oncology, University of Illinois Chicago

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Kent State University should release records on presidential search, faculty say

Kent State University should release all records, including those held by its search firm, pertaining to its search for president, faculty of its school of journalism and mass communications say.


Related Topix: Kent State University, University of Akron, Youngstown State University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Peninsula

Qatari, Brazilian students showcase designs at expo

DOHA: The National Museum of Qatar opened yesterday an exhibition featuring the ten final design pieces of Qatari and Brazilian students at the recently concluded "Kheit" competition held as part of the Qatar Brazil 2014 Year of Culture.


Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, South America, Brazil, Qatar Travel, Travel, Middle East Travel

Al Bawaba

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The show also featured senior fashion design students - Jame't Jackson, Joey Zuraf and Noela Tian - from the VCU Richmond campus as guest designers Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar Virginia presented its Fifteenth Annual Fashion Show, 'Center Front' to full houses on 15, 16 and 17 April, 2014.


Sat Apr 19, 2014


Jane Fishman: Farmer fishes for new career

Question: What do you do when it's the middle of the recession, you just graduated from college, you have a ton of student loans to pay off, you're making good money as a bartender, but you're working at night and after all those classes, all those dreams, all those tuition fees, you kind of think you should be doing something else, preferably ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Mount Hope, WV, Food, Vegetables

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Campus news a " 4/18

Palmyra resident Rosabeth "Rosie" Kays, a Neumann University senior, is one of just 13 young women in the country to receive a 2014 NCAA Women's Enhancement Program Postgraduate Scholarship.


Related Topix: Palmyra, PA, Barry University, Temple University, University of Connecticut, Drexel University

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Long-term effects of battle-related 'blast plus impact' concussive TBI in US military

Journal of Neurotrauma is an authoritative peer-reviewed journal published 24 times per year in print and online that focuses on the latest advances in the clinical and laboratory investigation of... New Rochelle, NY, April 17, 2014-U.S. military personnel who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and suffered "blast plus impact" concussive traumatic ... (more)


Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cornell Elementary School gets new principal

Jeffrey Carter grew up in a small school district, and he wants his young sons to have the same experience.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Coraopolis, PA, University of Pittsburgh

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Kent State University's presidential search should be on the record: editorial

Kent State University has foolishly overshadowed the selection of Beverly Warren, provost of Virginia Commonwealth University, by conducting a top-secret search for a new president in which the university destroyed interview notes from the search committee and refused to release explicit documents, according to the Akron Beacon Journal.


Related Topix: Kent State University, Vincent, OH, University of Akron, Opinion

Car & Driver

Mini Originals Design Winner Is DeLux [2014 New York Auto Show]

Last November, BMW's cute-car division Mini came up with a fun idea: Let owners submit a personal take on their favorite features of the next-gen model .


Related Topix: Arts, Photography

800-CEO-READ Blog

Thinker in Residence: Warren Berger

He is the creator of the website and author of the new book A More Beautiful Question -both focusing on the power of inquiry to spark breakthrough ideas.


Related Topix: Syracuse University, University of Virginia, University of Oregon, School of Visual Arts


Computer Software Accurately Predicts Student Test Performance

The University of California, San Diego and Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, announced publication of a joint study by two Emotient co-founders affiliated with UC San Diego, together with researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Computers, Virginia State University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Style Weekly

Last Call

A former regular in Richmond's early punk and hardcore scene, Mike Rodriguez has turned his life around.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Bryan Ferry, Pop/Rock, Drugs, The Kinks, Chesterfield County, VA

Style Weekly

Depot Delight

This neoclassical terminal at West Broad and Laurel streets opened in 1907 for electric rail service to Ashland.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Chesapeake, VA

Al Bawaba

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The title of the show, 'Strange Wonders' is based on a direct quotation from one of the Qatar oil pioneers, Thamir Muftah, who spent his youth at sea with the pearl-fishing fleet before beginning work in Qatar's oil industry in 1946 Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to present the Faculty Exhibition 2104 'Strange Wonders' in ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Postscript: Portsmouth physical therapist leaves legacy of caring

Martin Boytek died on March 20. He was 64 years old and had recently retired from his physical therapy practice - Churchland Physical Therapy on Churchland Boulevard.


Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Portsmouth, VA, Virginia, Marshall University, Chesapeake, VA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Peninsula

Strange Wonders expo

Engineer Abdulla Hassan Al Mehshadi , CEO, Msheireb Properties, Caitlin Doherty , Exhibitions and Speaker Curator, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Allyson Vanstone , Dean, VCU-Q's School of the Arts, and other officials during the opening reception for the Faculty Exhibition 2014 'Strange Wonders' at Msheireb Enrichment Centre yesterday.


Related Topix: Weird

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Beach grad sets music to unusual creatures

This story is a sample from the Virginia Beach Beacon, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Virginia Beach.


Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Virginia Wesleyan College, Wesleyan College

The Daily News Leader

Va. educators partner to help disabled students

Educators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.