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Sea Level Rise: A Relentless Reality That Virginia Must Plan For Carefully

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Virginia has one of the most economically vulnerable coastlines in the world, and serious planning is under way to protect it from rising seas.

U.Va. Professor Leading Effort to Revise Educational Leadership, Preparation Standards

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

With the roles of educational leaders like school principals and superintendents expanding, the revision effort will help improve leadership in the nation’s schools, Curry School professor Michelle Young said.

U.Va.-Hosted Young African Leaders Cap Fellowship by Meeting with Obama

Thursday, August 7, 2014

From the Grounds of the University of Virginia to an exclusive town hall session with President Obama, the first members of a fellowship for young African leaders learned civic leadership from the pros.

U.Va. Professor Invited to Present to UN on Mental Health of Youth

Thursday, August 7, 2014 | Audrey Breen

Catherine Bradshaw will discuss effective ways of preventing mental health and behavioral issues, and has a particular interest in prevention issues in war-torn and low-resource areas of the world.

U.Va. Expert: Medical Internet Could Transform Health Care

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | Josh Barney

In the future, a doctor could plug a patient’s symptoms into a computer and compare them against thousands of similar cases, leading to more accurate diagnoses and better treatments, according to U.Va. physician Dr. David J. Stone.

Latest Demographic Profiles Show Vast Disparities Among Virginia’s Regions

Monday, July 28, 2014

Northern Virginia’s relative wealth can obscure the realities faced by Virginians in other regions, according to the Demographics Research Group at U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

U.Va. Study: A Third of U.S. Low-Wage Workers Are Only Earners in Household

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | Meredith Gunter

Among U.S. hourly workers, who comprise 56 percent of the workforce, almost a third earn less than the $10.10 rate President Obama proposed as the federal minimum wage in his 2014 State of the Union address.

For NICU Parents, Skype Provides the ‘Next Best Thing’

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | Christine Phelan Kueter

A pilot program at the U.Va. Medical Center keeps parents in touch with their babies, and their babies’ caregivers, when they can’t be at the bedside.

Politico Teams with U.Va.’s Center for Politics to Offer Interactive Election Ratings

Friday, July 18, 2014 | Kyle Kondik

The Center for Politics will update its interactive maps weekly, showing which way its analysts believe races for the House, Senate and governorships are leaning and explaining the logic behind changes in ratings.

Free Health Screenings to be Available July 26 at Community Health Fair

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 | Lauren Jones

Free health screenings and other information are planned for the annual Charlottesville Community Health Fair, to be held July 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Booker T. Washington Park on Preston Avenue.

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