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Grant will boost services to autistic students
Photo by Stephanie Cook: Franklin County Special Education Director Gwen Adkins and autism specialist Catherine English discuss a grant from the VCU Autism Center for Excellence to improve support services for children with autism in Franklin County schools.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
Ethiopian Student Union brings aid to Africa
After most students set off for Spring Break March 7, members of the Ethiopian Student Union stayed behind in Charlottesville to raise money for the Ethiopian Rural Hospital Initiative.
18-year-old shot in Hopewell
Police are searching for suspects after an 18-year-old man was shot Friday night.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
The higher ed moment you've been waiting for - Common Core ad...
THE HIGHER ED MOMENT YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR: The Obama administration is moving forward with a bold regulatory proposal that could shutter hundreds of degree programs that fail to place their graduates in well-paying jobs, leaving them bogged down by debt and few marketable skills.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Sentinel & Enterprise
Esther Cepeda: Add a bus stop to your diet
Short walks or jogs to bus stops and train stations may seem like small potatoes in the fight against obesity, but they can add up and make a difference.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Crain's Cleveland Business
Kent State raises room and board rates; departing president Lefton receives performance bonus
Kent State University's trustees today signed off on a number of measures, including raising room and board rates and a large performance-based bonus for its departing president, Lester Lefton.
Bangor Daily News
Is mindfulness a fad or a life-changing skill?
Imagine this scenario: You come home from work tired and frazzled, and your little kids are running wild.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
War Is A Crime
Fear is fear, no matter where you are from
Earlier this month, I spoke at a panel in Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
ABC awards 5 grants for alcohol education at college campuses
RICHMOND The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control recently awarded five mini grants for alcohol education and enforcement initiatives on Virginia college and university campuses.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Sophisticated Mobile Apps Are Reshaping Campus Safety
Underage drinking. Cars parked illegally. Threatening social situations. The nature of the real-time alerts that started rolling in to Virginia Commonwealth University's police dispatch center this past fall-sometimes as many as five a day-surprised campus-safety officials.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Hope emerges after war Hometown...
As politicians bicker about funding and troop levels for America's military, questions abound about just how the armed services will adapt to one of the largest drawdowns in history.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Washington Post
Staff e-mails paint former Va. first lady as insecure, erratic
Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell was so worried about a speech she had to give that she turned to seven people for editing help, e-mailing one of them until 2 a.m. for advice and encouragement.
The Virginia Department of Education has awarded grants totaling more than $2.1 million to 10 partnerships between school divisions and colleges and universities.
Women's Basketball Championship
For the next three years the A10 Women's Basketball Championship is taking place in Richmond! The event features some of the best female athletes in the country, including some from right here.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Dell names Dell Youth Innovation Advisors
Dell today announced that it has named a group of 12 young leaders under the age of 22 Dell Youth Innovation Advisors to contribute to the development of the company's technology and solutions strategy in the education sector.
Researchers identify key enzyme found in bacteria responsible for heart valve disease
This image is an overview of manganese transport and role in providing nucleotide building blocks for DNA.
Speaker Lineup Announced For Eden Lecture Series
Eden Autism Services presents its 20th Annual Princeton Lecture Series at Princeton University's McDonnell Hall on Friday, March 21. For families and professionals, Princeton Lecture Series is an open forum where leading authorities in the field present new findings and future possibilities for the treatment and awareness of autism.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Tracy Rupp Named 2014-15 ACCP-ASHP-VCU Congressional Healthcare Policy Fellow
The American College of Clinical Pharmacy's mission is to advance human health by extending the frontiers of clinical pharmacy.
Wall Street Journal
Letter Grades for Preventing Sexual Abuse
Last summer, Robert Boynton was strolling through his Brooklyn neighborhood when he was struck by the grades pasted in the windows of every restaurant.
Scientists gain a clear picture of E1 protein
The heart's cellular blueprint has been the subject of scientific debate for decades, with no component causing more trouble the KCNE1.