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VCU receives grant to study molecular marks left by childhood adverse experiences

Virginia Commonwealth University has received a five-year, $3 million grant to study how adverse experiences such as severe illnesses, neglect and maltreatment during childhood leave molecular marks in DNA that predict health risks later in life.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

North Country Now

Clarkson University gives professor lifetime achievement award

Philip K. Hopke, Clarkson University's Bayard D. Clarkson Distinguished Professor received the Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry Chemometrics Lifetime Achievement Award.


Related Topix: Clarkson University, Chemistry, Science, Richmond, VA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

News 4 Jax

Scott Shine

Family: Married 20 years; son, 14, attends Duval County Public Schools. Occupation: Real-estate investment Education: Virginia Commonwealth University a " BS, Business Political Experience: City of Jacksonville Waterways Commission, 2010 to present, Commissioner; Chair Maritime Master Plan Steering Committee, Chair Shellfish Subcommittee, Chair ... (more)


Related Topix: Duval County, FL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Aurora Advocate

New president hits road to get KSU input

Kent State University's new president, Dr. Beverly Warren, wants to know what the public thinks about Northeast Ohio's largest public college.


Related Topix: Kent State University

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Style Weekly

Cool Like That

Some of the murals painted by outside artists in the Richmond Mural Project succeed in creating conversation and making an impact, such as "Crash Dummies" - by Polish artists Sepe and Chazme, at 918 W. Grace St. For its third year, the Washington-based gallery Art Whino has paired with RVA Magazine to sponsor the Richmond Mural Project.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Graphic Design, Arts

Style Weekly

Letting Go: a $1 Million Look at Forgiveness

Putting a price tag on forgiveness may be impossible, but we now know it costs about $1 million to foster academic research on the subject.


Style Weekly

"Meet Me in the Bottom: the Struggle to Reclaim...

In the song "Big Yellow Taxi," Joni Mitchell sings of paving paradise to put up a parking lot.


Related Topix: Folk, Joni Mitchell, Richmond, VA

Style Weekly

War in the Kitchen

Guy Ben-Ner's "Soundtrack" marries the sound of Steven Spielberg's "War of the Worlds" to an original, 11-minute domestic drama.


Related Topix: War of the Worlds, Action Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Theater, Arts

New gifted/advanced studies and fine arts supervisor selected for county schools

Ladona Gorham has been selected as the new supervisor of gifted/talented/advanced studies and fine arts for Fauquier County Public Schools, effective August 1. She has been the division coordinator for gifted education in Culpeper County Public Schools for the past eight years.


Related Topix: Culpeper, VA, Stafford County, VA, West Virginia University, University of Virginia, Stafford, VA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

In D.C. area, a troubling string of drownings

A Virginia family is saying goodbye to its little boy, who recently drowned at a community pool in Aquia Harbour.


Related Topix: Aquia Harbour, VA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Inventor Spot

Newest Cancer Treatment May Already Be In Your Medicine Chest

If you have allergies you may already be using one of two over-the-counter products that were recently successful in cancer studies in mice.


Related Topix: Medicine, Zyrtec, Cetirizine Hydrochloride (generic), Biology, Science, Immunology

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Clarkson professor earns Lifetime Achievement Award

Philip K. Hopke, Clarkson University's Bayard D. Clarkson Distinguished Professor, director of Clarkson's Institute for a Sustainable Environment and director of Clarkson's Center for Air Resources Engineering & Science, has been awarded the 2014 Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry Chemometrics Lifetime Achievement Award.


Related Topix: Clarkson University, Environment, Science, Chemistry, Mathematics

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Opening ART reception THURSDAY Night at MTSU Todd Art Gallery

The MTSU Todd Art Gallery in partnership with the Murfreesboro City Hall Art Committee invites the public to an opening reception Thursday, July 10, 2014, 5-7 p.m. for the Winner's Invitational Exhibit featuring the awards' recipients from the "Branches of One Tree Rooted in Love" themed art competitions held for the students of Murfreesboro City ... (more)


Related Topix: Murfreesboro, TN, Rutherford County, TN

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WTVR Richmond

HOLMBERG: How many offbeat murals are enough for RVA?

Since the beginning of the mural surge in RVA, I've been doing stories, filming, climbing scaffolds, interviewing the local painting stars and the famous ones who have come from around the world to share their art and vision with a town than has appeared stodgy, despite its artsy, edgy rep.


Related Topix: Weird

Summerville Journal Scene

Summerville Medical Center's new CEO

Valentine's quiet, personable demeanor belies a smoldering energy and intensity of purpose.


Related Topix: University of Florida, Medicine, Richmond, VA

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Virginia provides no raises for VCU employees, millions cut

An unexpected $1.5 billion shortfall in Virginia's finances is being felt at Virginia Commonwealth University, with the state cutting funding for employee raises.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Mortgage News Daily

Dyman Associates Insurance Group of Companies: Tips when considering life insurance

In the event of an untimely death, life insurance can serve as a financial safety net to ensure there's money available to pay for everything from medical bills to a home mortgage and future college education costs.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Long Term Care, Health

Thu Jul 03, 2014

One-third of knee replacements may be inappropriate, new study finds

About one-third of knee replacement surgeries in the U.S. were classified as "inappropriate," which is higher than expected, Virginia researchers assert in a new study.


Related Topix: Knee Replacement, Health, Richmond, VA, Arthritis

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Alchemy Coffee makes transformation to permanent VCU home

Eric Spivack plans to open Alchemy Coffee: The Lab this summer at 814 W. Broad St. inside the future home of the Virginia Commonwealth University arts department .



Artist Hillary Fayle Weaves Incredible Embroidery into Leaves

U.S. Artist Hillary Fayle blows our minds with these ever-so-delicate embroidered leaves .


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Embroidery