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FDA OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear
Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as a first-choice screening option for cervical cancer.
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Hampton Roads Daily Press
Poquoson senior wins National Trumpet Competition
As soon as Brandon Sklute got home from reaching the semifinals of the 2013 National Trumpet Competition, he started practicing for his return.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
RUSSO: Needing extra assistance
With Final Exercises approaching, fourth-years are preparing to say goodbye to the University and embark on the next stage of their lives.
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.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
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.
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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)
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.
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)
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
A former regular in Richmond's early punk and hardcore scene, Mike Rodriguez has turned his life around.
This neoclassical terminal at West Broad and Laurel streets opened in 1907 for electric rail service to Ashland.
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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)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.