CBS19 News

More than 20 health systems, including the University of Virginia Health System, are working together in the AVIA Innovator Network's Medicaid Transformation Project. The aim is to develop financially sustainable solutions to improving the health of the nearly 75 million Americans who receive care through Medicaid.

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DailyNurse (blog)

The UVA School of Nursing wants to teach nurses how they can help communities struggling to recover following a disaster, thanks to an $87,000 grant from the Jefferson Trust. A panelist from UVA Nursing and Bluefields, Nicaragua, spoke to nursing students and community members about climate change and how the Nicaragua community bounced back from a hurricane 20 years ago. The presentation was part of a series to share insights and lessons learned in disaster preparedness and recovery.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

(Video) Dozens of UVA sorority women are learning how to protect themselves against a potential assault. Instructors from Gracie Charlottesville demonstrated some serious self-defense moves during one of the sorority's meetings Sunday.

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Optics & Photonics News (blog)

The work reported by the Nanjing-ANU-Wisconsin team offers a nice win for the optoelectronic potential of 2-D semiconductor heterostructures. But how the inorganic part of those structures was made—laborious mechanical exfoliation of MoSe2 flakes—remains a problem for scaling such structures up to commercial use.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

UVA students and middle-schoolers came together to build doghouses Sunday, but what they hope to build is much more than that. The Men's Leadership Project at UVA helps get young boys on the right path by pairing them with students for support and advice. 

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

UVA students and middle-schoolers came together to build doghouses Sunday, but what they hope to build is much more than that. The Men's Leadership Project at UVA helps get young boys on the right path by pairing them with students for support and advice. 

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Runner's World

All thanks to a Tweet, President Jim Ryan is now leading a morning run every week.

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EdSurge

Summit Public Schools, which over the past four years has led the creation of the “Summit Learning Program” currently used by more than 380 schools around the U.S., said today that it will spin out that program into an independent nonprofit as of the 2019-20 school year.

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Center for Responsive Politics

“We don’t have all of the numbers yet, but this democratic House fundraising is just off the charts,” said Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

When disaster strikes, UVA’s School of Nursing wants to teach nurses how they can best help communities that are struggling to recover.

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WVTF Public Radio/Radio IQ (Roanoke)

You might not expect a professor of engineering to report advances in medicine, but at UVA, that’s what’s happening. Daniel Quinn might revolutionize care for people with asthma.

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Charlottesville Daily Progress

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall was blunt with reporters earlier this week when asked about the impact the Cavaliers’ athletic facilities have on recruiting. “The easy answer is yes, certainly our facilities have cost us,” he said.

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Washington Post

This was posted on Twitter by Daniel Willingham, a well-regarded UVA psychology professor who focuses his research on the application of cognitive psychology to K-12 schools and higher education.

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Human Resources Online

The University of Virginia ranks No. 85 in Reuters’ list of 100 most innovative universities in the world.

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WINA AM 1070

Just in time to text and post Homecoming memories on social media, WiFi is coming to Scott Stadium Saturday night. The University of Virginia announces a partnership with Ting to provide a high-capacity, cutting-edge wireless network. UVA AD Carla Williams says the service has 168 access points precisely placed throughout the stadium.

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247Sports

Virginia announced a partnership with Ting to bring WiFi to Scott Stadium for fans, starting Saturday night when the Wahoos host the Miami Hurricanes.

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UMW Voice

The Face of Fake News also features Elizabeth Losh and Jaime Settle from the College of William and Mary, and Siva Vaidhyanathan from the University of Virginia.

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The Register

Exploring Jupiter’s moon Europa will be a treacherous task, it seems: scientists reckon its surface is covered in sharp towering icy daggers. The menacing shards are known as penitentes, according to a paper published in Nature Geoscience this week. On Earth, these structures have been spotted pointing in the direction of the sun in the Andes and can reach up to five meters tall.

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247Sports

Virginia is amidst a launch of a fundraising camp for a new football facility, something that’s been long overdue for the UVA football program, which has fallen way behind its ACC counterparts in the facilities arms race. The estimated cost of the project is currently targeted at $180 million.

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Chicago Tribune

The president has intensified his attacks as the midterm elections for control of Congress draw nearer and as the fight over the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has grown increasingly fraught. With his ridiculing of a woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault and references to a left-wing "mob," Trump has provided a template for congressional candidates to follow. "My fear is that the Rubicon has been crossed," said Barbara Perry, a presidential historian at UVA’s Miller Center of Public Affairs.

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