WAVY-TV 10 (Portsmouth)

However, Bryan Lewis with the University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute, has been modeling possible worst case scenarios for the Northam Administration since the beginning of the pandemic.

Govcon /Wire

UVA Law alumna Robin Carnahan, who served as director of the state and local government practice at the General Services Administration’s 18F digital service organization from 2016 to 2020, has been confirmed by the Senate to lead the agency.

Loudon Times-Mirror

The federal Drug Free Schools and Communities Act was passed in 1989 and prohibits marijuana use or possession anywhere on public college campuses, regardless of state laws. Other commonwealth institutions including the University of Virginia, Radford University and Virginia Commonwealth University will continue to similarly ban on-campus marijuana use. Students may possess or use marijuana off-campus as long as they are in compliance with state law.

Washington Post

Despite the understandable attention paid to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, “lone actors,” not large groups, pose more of a domestic violent extremism risk and are more likely than foreign terrorists to act on their own, aides to President Biden said yesterday at an event hosted by the University of Virginia’s newly announced Karsh Institute of Democracy.

The New York Times

As a whole, women of color tend to have a more negative experience in the workplace than white women, said Laura Morgan Roberts, a professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. “They’ve historically worked in environments that have not been physically safe for them, much less psychologically or emotionally safe.” Many women of color feel disconnected or disengaged at work, overlooked for projects and not fully connected to co-workers and colleagues.

Charlottesville Daily Progress

The 2021 Virginia baseball season has been defined by finding success during challenging stretches. After a heartbreaking 6-5 loss to No. 7 Mississippi State on Tuesday, the Cavaliers face arguably their biggest obstacle in a season filled with them. To make the College World Series finals, Virginia needs to beat No. 2 Texas on Thursday and Mississippi State on both Friday and Saturday. One loss ends the season.

Courthouse News Service

Almost three years to the day since he broke into the offices of the Capital Gazette’s Maryland newsroom and fatally shot five journalists, jury selection began Wednesday in Jarrod Ramos’ murder trial. A psychiatrist and professor at the University of Virginia, Dr. Gregory Saathoff will testify at some point during the trial that he has determined Ramos is criminally responsibility after viewing his jail cell and speaking with Anne Arundel County Detention Center personnel about his behavior.

The Atlantic

Some experts argue that divorce should be hard, so that spouses try to reconcile. “Marriage is an important factor in fostering better social, emotional, and economic outcomes for our kids, adults, and communities,” says W. Bradford Wilcox, the director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia.

KETV-ABC-7 (Omaha, Neb.)

When UVA’s Logan Michaels hit a home run in Sunday's game against Tennessee, an 11-year-old girl named Kamryn was in the stands when the ball headed her way. "Everybody started standing up with their hands out, and I immediately ducked," she said. "I tried to get under the bench and I didn't want to get hit in the face." Kamryn's grandfather caught the ball and gave it to her to keep until she learned this ball was bigger than just a regular homer.

The New Yorker

A 1999 graduate in sustainable design from the University of Virginia, Dana Robbins Schneider led sustainability efforts for many years at the commercial-real-estate giant J.L.L. As the director of sustainability at the Empire State Realty Trust, she oversaw an energy-efficiency retrofit of the iconic Manhattan skyscraper on 34th Street, which demonstrated how landlords could save both carbon and money, and which helped pave the way for Local Law 97, the city’s effort to force large buildings to improve their energy performance. (Our interview has been edited.)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

(Commentary by Molly Harry, Ph.D. candidate studying higher education with a focus on intercollegiate athletics) Being a college sports fan while also studying college sports is a difficult space to navigate. College sports has some issues.

Businessbecause.com

The Darden School of Business ranks No. 6.

Associated Press

A Virginia attorney and law professor filed a federal lawsuit against the government of Louisiana's capital city Wednesday, saying police there sought a court order that could land him in jail him for releasing video of a questionable arrest and the warrantless home search. UVA law professor Thomas Frampton's lawsuit says Baton Rouge police sought a contempt of juvenile court ruling against him, even though there was no juvenile court case involved, and the video at issue had been part of a public court record for months.

The New Yorker

That the good things in life may be savored even by the dying is one of the themes of “Documenting Death,” a new, short documentary that tells the story of Kim Acquaviva and her wife, Kathy Brandt, who died of cancer in 2019, at the age of 54.

The Edvocate

14. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA: The bachelor’s in chemical engineering emphasizes professional opportunities awaiting its graduates by offering three separate curricula: the broad curriculum, the biotechnology and biochemical engineering curriculum for learners wanting to specialize, and the pre-med curriculum for learners aiming for medical school. Learners may choose to work with specific professors on extensive research projects across their four-year stay at UVA.

Corporate Crime Reporter

Jon Ashley at the UVA School of Law has been working for years on pulling together all such agreements for the law school’s Corporate Prosecution Registry. The registry is currently home to more than 3,500 such agreements. But Ashley says “it seems to be something of an open secret” that there are more such agreements that are not made public and in April 2020 Ashley filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking a list of all such deferred and non-prosecution agreements from 2009 to the present.

Find MBA

The University of Virginia's Darden School of Business has announced the launch of a new, Washington DC-area part-time MBA program. The new program, which will be operated out of Arlington, Virginia, will be delivered in a part-time format and is designed for working professionals. The program duration can vary, depending on each student's needs and time availability. The length can range from 28 to 48 months, and the school says the most common path will likely take 33 months.

Current

The University of Virginia’s community radio station has received a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to create an online jazz history curriculum aimed at high school and early college students. WTJU in Charlottesville will develop the curriculum using content from “Jazz at 100,” a jazz history show that the station aired from 2017 to 2019. 

Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Some early research suggests that more breakthrough infections — contracting COVID-19 despite being vaccinated — are caused by the delta variant, the University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute has noted.

WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

(Video) The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is providing nutritious groceries to patients at the University of Virginia Kidney Center. Patients suffering from food insecurity can receive 15 pounds of food per week to get through rigorous dialysis treatments.