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8 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

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)

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Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY

17 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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 .

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

800-CEO-READ Blog

Thinker in Residence: Warren Berger

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

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

Newswise

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.

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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.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ohio.com

University of Akron trustees edge closer to naming presidential finalists

Within a few weeks, the University of Akron is expected to bring finalists to campus for interviews with administrators, faculty, students and others for the big job on campus: president.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, University of Akron, Summit County, OH

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

8News Web Exclusive: Dr. Andrew Crislip Explains the "Jesus Wife" Papyrus

According to VCU's website, "Andrew Crislip's research focuses on the history of Christianity in late antiquity [...] particularly focusing on the edition and interpretation of texts preserved on papyrus, parchment, ostraca, and wood."

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EurekAlert!

MARC travel awards announced for Immunology 2014, the American...

FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA from May 2-6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, University of North Texas Health Science Center, University of North Texas, University of Minnesota, University of Chicago

The Kansas City Star

James Jordan of the Kansas City Ballet will become ballet master in Sarasota, Fla.

James Jordan, a dancer, choreographer and ballet master for almost 30 years at the Kansas City Ballet, has accepted a position as ballet master with the Sarasota Ballet in Florida.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Sarasota, FL, Theater, Dance

Washington Examiner

Community health fair set in Richmond

The event is sponsored by the Virginia Commonwealth University MCV Campus Student Government Association.

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The Modesto Bee

Community health fair set in Richmond

The event is sponsored by the Virginia Commonwealth University MCV Campus Student Government Association.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

D&E brings - Schoolhouse Rock Live!' to Boiler House stage

Davis & Elkins College students and Division of Fine & Performing Arts faculty bring together familiar songs and lively dance for a musical performance of "Schoolhouse Rock Live!" Shows are scheduled for today and Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the historic Boiler House Theatre on the College campus.

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Related Topix: Davis & Elkins College, Arts, Dance, Dallas, TX

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