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Virginia’s Population Growth Slows to Decades’ Low; Cities Rebound

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | Meredith Gunter

The vast majority of the growth occurred in Northern Virginia, while the rest of the commonwealth appeared apprehensive about “having babies, buying houses or making big moves.”

SCPS Celebrates 100 Years of Service to Virginia With New Exhibit

Monday, January 26, 2015 | H. Brevy Cannon

Initially founded as a faculty speaker’s bureau, the mission of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies mission has remain constant: to bring the resources of a world-class university to the people of Virginia – and beyond.

New Technology May Save Patients an Additional Visit to a Specialist

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The U.Va. Health System’s electronic medical record system, combined with a $7 million federal grant, may allow primary care physicians to get opinions from specialists without requiring patients to make a face-to-face visit.

Opinion: Past Discrimination In Virginia Remains Root Cause For Denying Felons The Right to Vote

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

In the latest edition of the Virginia News Letter, published by U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, U.Va. alumna Helen Gibson argues that restoration of convicted felons’ voting rights speeds their reintegration into civic life.

Miller Center Report Seeks to Unleash Job-Creating Power of Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The center’s Milstein Symposium Commission on Entrepreneurship and Middle-Class Jobs, chaired by Steve Case and Carly Fiorina, issued a report that includes five specific recommendations to boost entrepreneurs and create middle-class jobs.

U.Va. Home to 5 Percent of Nation’s Most Influential Education Scholars

Friday, January 9, 2015 | Audrey Breen

The list uses quantitative measures to ferret out the 200 faculty members at U.S. universities who contribute most substantially to public debates about education.

Comprehensive Report on School Readiness Finds Some Virginia Students Lacking

Thursday, January 8, 2015 | Audrey Breen

A U.Va. research team tasked with identifying and implementing new assessments of kindergarten readiness found that about one-third of students lack at least one of four key skills as they begin their formal education.

‘Serial’ Case Goes on For U.Va. Law’s Innocence Project

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 | Mary Wood, | Eric Williamson

Law students will seek new forensic testing as they investigate whether a man was falsely convicted of a 1999 murder in Baltimore, a case that gained notoriety through a hit podcast.

Cavalier Fans Defend Waste Diversion, Recycling Titles at Football Game

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | Matt Kelly

Cavalier Fans Defend Waste Diversion, Recycling Titles at Football Game

Through ‘Street Law,’ U.Va. Law Students Take Classroom Lessons to Area High Schools

Thursday, December 11, 2014 | Kimberly Reich

Using TV clips and mock trials, the law students are teaching their younger counterparts about their rights and perhaps stimulating their interest in studying the law.

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