7 hrs ago
The Washington Post
McAuliffe to reappoint McDonnell's health secretary, Bill Hazel
Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe will keep Gov. Robert F. McDonnell's health secretary on as his own, a choice that could help the new governor sell Medicaid expansion to wary Republicans but that also infuriates some abortion-rights activists.
15 hrs ago
UAB names chair of Social Work
David Pollio, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Social Work. Pollio comes to UAB from the University of Alabama, where he served as the Hill Crest Endowed Chair in Mental Health in the School of Social Work.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
The Modesto Bee
Billionaire to push Calif. lawmakers for oil tax
In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 file photo, businessman Tom Steyer speaks during a meeting to announce the launch of a group called Virginians for Clean Government at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., Steyer, a billionaire environmentalist, says he will launch a campaign next year urging California lawmakers to approve taxes on ... (more)
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Smithsonian Associates Programs Director Joins FAMCC
Susan Glasser has been appointed president and CEO of the Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center .
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Researchers hope newly discovered gene interaction could lead to novel cancer therapies
This is Paul Fisher, M.Ph., Ph.D., Thelma Newmeyer Corman Endowed Chair in Cancer Research and co-leader of the Cancer Molecular Genetics research program at VCU Massey Cancer Center, and chairman of the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics and director of the VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine at VCU School of Medicine.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Amtrak crash: Train vs. car collision leaves driver injured
Norfolk Southern Corp. employees inspect the crossing equipment in Waverly, Va., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, after a driver ignored the signals, drove around the working barrier, and was struck by an Amtrak train bound for Boston.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
McDonnell proposes $183M increase for higher ed
Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing more than $183 million in increased state funding over the next two-year budget cycle for higher education.
Are younger women more likely to have and die from a heart attack?
Young women, ages 55 years or below, are more likely to be hospitalized for an acute myocardial infarction and to die within the first 30 days than men in the same age group, according to a new study published in Journal of Women's Health , a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
LETTER: Attack on Guard Raises Concerns
It's a sad day in Richmond when we can't even protect one of our security guards .
Colors of the Stage
David Mamet's "Race," which runs through Dec. 21 at Virginia Rep's Theatre Gym, stars d.l. Hopkins, Billy Christopher Maupin, Joe Inscoe and Katrinah Carol Lewis.
Preferring to stay out of the spotlight, exhibit coordinator and booker Nick Crider says it's a team effort at Gallery5.
VCU Gets Grant to Help with Education for Disabled
Virginia Commonwealth University is getting a $1.25 million grant to address the shortage of teachers for infants, toddlers and preschool-age children with disabilities.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Virginia School and Campus Safety Week Begins
Governor McDonnell is naming this week "School and Campus Safety Week" in Virginia.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Dec. 08 --Lt. Chris Whitley is the Hanover County Sheriff's office spokesperson.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Book Review: 'Republicans and Race,' by Timothy N. Thurber
Most examinations of Republicans and civil rights are either screeds or apologias.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Citizens' Voice
Following graduation from ESU in 2003, Semcheski spent the summer working at the ESU-affiliated Marine Science Consortium on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Washington Post
All Opinions Are Local: At cash-strapped Va. colleges, adjuncts carry the load
Cash-strapped colleges across in the country, including in Virginia, are relying increasingly on low-paid adjunct professors to close teaching gaps, especially when schools increase the number of students without adding faculty.
RPD Investigates Strong Armed Robbery Near VCU
The Richmond Police Department is searching for a group of male juveniles that attacked and robbed a man on Tuesday night near the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University.
Virginia Gun Sales Set New High For Black Friday
Virginia gun sales set a new high for Black Friday as the number of firearms sold statewide continues to soar and is just days away from setting an annual record.
The Las Vegas Sun
Ohio official: Returning adopted child a crime
An Ohio couple committed a crime when they recently gave child welfare officials a 9-year-old boy they raised from infancy, a prosecutor says.