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Rebecca P. Arrington

April 18, 2011
April 18, 2011 — The University of Virginia currently lists more than 870 student organizations with which students can involve themselves once enrolled. With such a variety, one would think that every possible area of interest, need or support has already been organized.
April 13, 2011
April 13, 2011 – Virginia's General Assembly is in the process of creating new boundaries for the commonwealth's legislative and congressional districts. These districts will be used in elections for the next decade.
April 13, 2011
April 14, 2011 — To provide a more accurate picture of how Virginia is changing, demographers at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service have defined eight regional profiles based on the 2010 Census and A
April 12, 2011
April 12, 2011 — Though most people consider the Chesapeake Bay a national treasure, this consensus and much hard effort haven't been enough to improve the health of the ailing bay over the last quarter-century.
April 11, 2011
April 11, 2011 — The University of Virginia professor whose well-publicized study found that teens whose families own dogs get more exercise than those in dog-less households admits that his 6-year-old daughter had to beg him to buy a dog of their own.
April 07, 2011
April 7, 2011 — Members of the University of Virginia community gathered in Old Cabell Hall Tuesday night to hear two of U.Va.'s most distinguished faculty members participate in the Last Lecture series, a yearly event designed to give professors the opportunity give a lecture as if it were their la
April 06, 2011
April 6, 2011 — Hundreds of members of the University of Virginia community showed up Monday at John Paul Jones Arena to eat barbecue and honor Leonard W. Sandridge, who steps down as executive vice president and chief operating officer at the end of the academic year – closing a 44-year U.Va.
April 04, 2011
April 4, 2011 — More than 1,200 local youths are finding academic help and building relationships with more than 450 University of Virginia tutors this year through U.Va.'s Day in the Life Program.
April 01, 2011
April 1, 2011 — The University of Virginia's Last Lecture series, which allows some of the University's most distinguished and lauded professors to speak to students as though it were their last opportunity to do so, will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Tuesday.
March 29, 2011
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