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Herald-Progress Neighborhood Network
Shelia Talley covers the Mechanicsville community for our weekly Neighborhood Network.
Mon May 20, 2013
Graduates! The CEO of GM has some wisdom to share
Universities are right now trotting out Grade-A commencement speakers to motivate this year's graduating class of collegiates to change the world, or at least vacate their parents' property before the age of 30.
Sun May 19, 2013
VCUQ students hold workshops in Indonesia
VCUQ students at Bayat School during their seven-day trip to Indonesia organised by Rota and supported by Vodafone Qatar.
Sat May 18, 2013
Sister Benedict celebrates 40 years at St. Charles School tonight
The parking lot at St. Charles School in Arlington will be packed tonight as families from Virginia, D.C., and Maryland gather to pay tribute to a truly great teacher, principal, and educational leader in the Metro area since 1973.
Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes two new instructors
Infinity Visual and Performing Arts is announcing two new instructors to its music program; Anne Eklund and Tim O'Brien. Eklund studied vocal performance at Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, Longwood College, Virginia Commonwealth University and Houston Baptist University.
Thu May 16, 2013
Medical News Today
In Preclinical Studies, New Drug Enhances Radiation Treatment For Brain Cancer
Main Category: Cancer / Oncology Also Included In: Neurology / Neuroscience ; Radiology / Nuclear Medicine Article Date: 16 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT A novel drug may help increase the effectiveness of radiation therapy for the most deadly form of brain cancer , report scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center.
RN Tavenner wins Senate approval to head CMS
Marilyn Tavenner, a onetime staff nurse, officially was confirmed Wednesday as the administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Wed May 15, 2013
IMA news: Freiman out, $1 mill Lilly grant
A couple press releases pertaining to the Indianapolis Museum of Art hit our Inbox in the last couple days.
Tue May 14, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Sen. Warner keeps pushing on W&M approach to VA backlog
Sen. Mark Warner is pressing his case for law schools across the country to follow a "playbook" developed at the College of William and Mary to reduce the nation's backlog of veteran disability claims.
Richmond Hospital Pricing: Anything but a Free Market System
In 2011, HCA Healthcare's CJW Medical Center billed Medicare $117,477 and got about $12,926 from the government.
VA Disability Claims Back Log Could be Alleviated with Law School Pro Bono Clinics
Veterans have a problem that law schools could aid. Around 825,000 applications for disability compensation are backlogged, waiting more than 125 days for the VA to decide if they should receive disability.
'Family Guy' Star Considering Richmond Film
Believe it or not, there's a story behind the name Stoolbend, Va., the fictional town on the Fox spin-off program "The Cleveland Show." Former Collegiate grad and the voice behind several characters on Fox's franchise "Family Guy" sitcom, Mike Henry recently enlightened a room full of his old friends over dinner at the tony Commonwealth Club.
New drug enhances radiation treatment for brain cancer in preclinical studies
A novel drug may help increase the effectiveness of radiation therapy for the most deadly form of brain cancer, report scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center.
Mon May 13, 2013
Sullivan: 3rd Highest Paid Public College President
University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan is the third highest paid public college president in the state - and 15th in the nation.
Sat May 11, 2013
Legislative issues fueled artisan ill will in 2013 session
An ominous "MLK Day plot." A proposed overhaul of the Electoral College system. Voter ID legislation.
Fri May 10, 2013
VCU approves tuition hike, other changes
VCU students can expect to pay at least 4 percent more for tuition next year. Today the Virginia Commonwealth University Board of Visitors approved a 4.19 percent increase in tuition and mandatory fees for in-state undergraduate students and 3.98 percent increase for out-of-state students.
Is Your Business Going to the Dogs?
In this dog eat dog corporate world of deadlines, stress and non-stop meetings I got thinking about the effect it has when I bring my pup Dwight to work.
Thu May 09, 2013
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to Bestow Flame of Excellence Award on Denise Thornby
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will present the Flame of Excellence Award posthumously to Denise Thornby, RN, MSN, NEA-BC. Thornby's family will accept the award in her honor at the 2013 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition , Boston, May 18-23. The Flame of Excellence Award honors sustained contributions to acute ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Commencement ceremonies in full swing
Whether you plan to attend an upcoming ceremony or not, be prepared for potential heavy traffic near the locations in the hours before and after the ceremonies.