University of Virginia

Squash leads to Virginia university

Local squash player Amanda Haywood has attained a full scholarship to the University of Virginia. The 17-year-old St Michael School student, who will …

Squash

Shop, skate and see a former U.S. president at D-FW's best weekend events

Need weekend plans? We have you covered!<p>Registers ring, are you listening?<p>It's mid-November, which means it may be time to start your holiday …

Dallas

Politics & Polls #67: The Day the Donkey Roared

Democrats triumphed in the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial races Nov. 7, which some say is a strong rebuke to Republican President Donald …

Elections

Image - Hubble Interacting Galaxy Arp 148

About the Object<p>Arp 148, VV 032, Mayall's Object, MCG+07-23-019<p>Interacting Galaxies<p>11h 3m 53.95s<p>40° 50' 59.89"<p>Ursa Major<p>450 million light-years (150 …

Astronomy

Charlottesville Violence Seemingly Put Damper on Black Student Enrollment at University of Virginia

This summer’s violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. has seemingly had a chilling effect on Black student enrollment at the …

African-American News

Most Liberal City In Virginia To See Increases In Obamacare Premiums As High As 247%

Charlottesville, Va., home to Thomas Jefferson’s University of Virginia, is one of the most liberal cities in America. How liberal: In 2016, 79.7% of …

Conservative View

Why Calling the Molestation Allegations Against Roy Moore Actionable "If True" Is Just Another Cop-Out for Sexist Men

Republican politicians have finally found an empty phrase that's almost as handy as "thoughts and prayers:" the particularly spineless "if true." In the wake of multiple allegations of sexual abuse and child molestation against Alabama Republican senate candidate Roy Moore in the <i>The Washington …

Culture

University of Virginia: Digital Social Network Linking the Living and the Dead Expands

Frderick Douglass, an ex-slave who became a noted abolitionist and author, drew the attention of many influential people, including American writers …

Frederick Douglass

University of Virginia Hosts ‘Datapalooza 2017’

The University of Virginia is highlighting the importance of high-tech learning during its annual Datapalooza event.

Big Data

Mississippi State remains focused heading into their season opener against Virginia

Friday, when MSU takes on the University of Virginia, will mark almost eight months since No. 4 Mississippi State University women’s basketball upset …

Basketball

Virginia elects first transgender person to state legislature

One year ago, a Democratic hangout across the river from Washington, D.C., cleared out early as dejected partisans suffered one of the most …

Elections

Monticello

<b>“... there is no quarter of the globe so desireable as America, no state in america so desireable as Virginia, no county in Virginia equal to</b> …

Declaration Of Independence

The University is Dead, Long Live the Academy! Reflections on the Future of Knowledge

<i>Chad Wellmon is Associate Professor of German Studies at the University of Virginia. This is a revised version of the Hansford M. Epes Distinguished</i> …

Education

Son charged with murder of father using axe and car in 'domestic dispute'

Former University of Virginia student Frank Altimari has been charged with first-degree murder.<p>A man has been charged with the murder of his father, …

Crime

The Research Proves The No. 1 Social Justice Imperative Is Marriage

A foundational value in our nation is the opportunity for all its citizens to be able to compete for a fair and meaningful shot at the American …

Conservative View

Nau Center at UVA’s Slavery Symposium | Nau Center for Civil War History, U.Va.

From October 18 through 21, 2017, the University of Virginia held an important symposium on grounds about the history of slavery at U.S. …

Black History

The University of Virginia Establishes the Center on Race and Public Education in the South

Filed in Black Studies on November 1, 2017<p>The University of Virginia has announced the establishment of the Center on Race and Public Education in …

Education

JFK assassination files: The most interesting findings

JFK Assassination

Leah Sandals, Alexander Gessner

Leah Rachel Field Sandals and Alexander Evan Gessner were married Oct. 28 at the Barnes Foundation, the art museum in Philadelphia. They were wed under Pennsylvania’s self-uniting marriage statute; Ilona Logvinova, a friend of the couple, led the ceremony.<p>Ms. Sandals, 32, is a director for …

Anatomy for Runners: Unlocking Your Athletic Potential for Health, Speed, and Injury Prevention

Product Details<p>ISBN-13:<p>9781620872253<p>Publisher:<p>Publication date:<p>12/12/2012<p>Sold by:<p>Barnes & Noble<p>Format:<p>NOOK Book<p>Pages:<p>320<p>Sales rank:<p>478,744<p>File …

Barnes & Noble

David Wright is proud of newest star from his baseball hotbed

LOS ANGELES — David Wright, proud Virginian and old-school guy at heart, has known about Chris Taylor for a while now. Because, bless him, he still …

Baseball

Standing up for students’ First Amendment rights

America has the greatest universities and colleges in the world. They are a magnet for students coming from abroad and they have been an engine for …

Rights & Freedoms

College-Advising Model Yields Results for Low-Income Students

« College Prices Rise Moderately, But Still Outstrip Student Aid | Main | Career and Tech Ed. Courses Don't Boost Chances of College-Going, Study …

Education

Why ’Hoos Love to Call Charlottesville Home

Charlottesville.<p>There is a good reason – in fact, there are many good reasons – that ’Hoos have loved to call this place home for 200 years.<p>The …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Prospect Retrospective: Chris Taylor, OF-INF, Los Angeles Dodgers

One of the key reasons for the success of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017 was Chris Taylor. He hit .288/.354/.496 with 34 doubles, 21 homers, and 17 …

Baseball

In America's governors we trust

As hyper-partisanship, polarization, and dysfunction tighten their grip on Washington, D.C., trust in our federal political institutions and our …

Government

How to Watch: Boston College at University of Virginia

The Eagles hope to get another win against a resurgent UVAWell this isn’t exactly where we expected to be a week ago. After a magical upset, Boston …

Boston College Eagles

Decline Of The Midwest?

Here’s an article at <i>The Atlantic</i> (via the <i>Washington Monthly</i>) that should concern anyone involved in R&D. It’s about the funding problems of many of …

Business

Pearson issues apology for publishing racist theories about treating pain in nursing textbook

On Thursday, Pearson, an education publishing company, apologized for publishing a nursing textbook section that contained racist material about …

Pain

Companies are collecting a mountain of data. What should they do with it?

For example, students from the University of Virginia’s computer science program fed Yelp’s data into a personalized sentiment classification model based on social psychology theory and the human tendency to associate with people like themselves. Fennell explained that “most text-based sentiment …

Big Data