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Recognizing bias The reports [of Isle of Wight racism concerns] I have seen are taking a biased path approaching this subject. My generation (baby boomers) see these statements through the experience of the 1960s and 1970s and a lot of us cringe at any...
Tags: Science, Racism, Smithfield, Social Issues, Agriculture
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefA Lynchburg pageant winner is using her crown to share a message about depression. Addison Walker is Miss Hill City 2013. She's visiting schools, like Linkhorne Middle in Lynchburg, to talk about mental health issues. Walker, who's now a student at...
Charles Steger was not the most visible or vocal proponent of Virginia Tech athletics. But as Hokie Nation reflects on his retirement after nearly 14 years as university president, there’s no questioning his advocacy or appreciation for major...
The University of Virginia's capital campaign has exceeded its $3 billion goal. The university says in a news release that it received donations from more than 220,000 individuals and corporations. More than 220,000 individuals and corporations...
Tags: Politics, Science and Technology, Elections
— Michael E. Mann holds undergraduate degrees in physics and applied math, a master's degree in physics and a Ph.D in geology and geophysics. That's fine for figuring out climate change, but he had to learn politics the hard way. Mann was in...
BREMEN -- Dr. Otis R. Bowen, who celebrates his 84th birthday today, is already a permanent fixture in his hometown of Bremen, but later this year, he'll also become a permanent fixture in the Ronald Reagan library and museum. As a former Indiana...
The State Board for Community Colleges will meet in Richmond on Thursday to discuss tuition and fees policy recommendations for the 2013-2014 academic year. Board members also plan to consider policies for faculty evaluations and discuss salary scales...
The TV career of Edgar Allan Jones Jr. began with a phone call in early 1958 from a producer who needed to cast someone knowledgeable about the law. Although Jones taught law full time at UCLA, he was nervous at the prospect of auditioning: His only...
A climate scientist once targeted by state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli over his research will be guest lecturer at the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton on Tuesday. Michael E. Mann will speak at 7:30 p.m. on "The Hockey Stick and the Climate...
The Chronicle of Higher Education tells us the median salary of public university presidents rose 4.7 percent in 2011-12 to more than $440,000 a year. This increase vastly outpaced the rate of inflation, as well as the earnings of the typical worker in...
Birthrates were dramatically reduced during the recession among women who did not finish high school, a development that far outpaced the drop among women with higher levels of education, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Between 2008...
Across the Commonwealth and the nation, May is the season for graduation, commencement and final exercises at colleges and universities. Emotionally charged strains of Pomp and Circumstance will set a tone of solemnity and celebration as graduates, clad...
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