Charlottesville Daily Progres

Geoff Skelley, of the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics, said the center had been informed of Garrett’s potential departure earlier on Wednesday. If Garrett were to drop out of the race, the 5th District Republican Committee would have to select a replacement, Skelley said. “They could do this by committee vote or by hosting a convention,” he said.
 

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mHealthIntelligence.com

The bill has the support of UVA’s Center for Telehealth, one of the nation’s most extensive telehealth hubs and one of 14 resource centers scattered across the country. Dr. Karen Rheuban, the center’s director and a former president of the American Telemedicine Association, said the bill would “allow telehealth – demonstrated to be an effective tool to deliver health care – to provide such evaluation and treatment services to greater numbers of patients nationwide.”

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Romper

As Robert Emery, author of “Two Homes, One Childhood” and psychology professor at the University of Virginia, told The Washington Post: “Kids don't count the minutes and the percents, but they sure respond if they have a good relationship with their mom and dad or if they are caught in the middle of a war zone.”
 

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

But if he does choose not to run again, that could mean some legwork for the area’s Republicans. “Presumably, that would mean that the 5th District Republican Committee would have to choose some sort of format - whether that's just selecting a replacement themselves or setting up some sort of convention - to replace Garrett since he's already been nominated, would have to be the process,” says Geoffrey Skelley, an analyst at UVA’s Center for Politics.
 

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Roanoke Times (blog)

The University of Virginia Health System on Wednesday reported it performed its 1,000 telestroke consultation since partnering with smaller, community hospitals in 2015. The Comprehensive Stroke Center offers a stroke team of stroke neurologists, neurointensivists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons and specially trained stroke care nurses and information technology experts can connect through video with emergency rooms and confirm diagnosis and direct care.

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Roanoke Times

The impact on the state’s economy by Virginia Tech Carilion health sciences campus in Roanoke will grow from $214 million today to $465.2 million annually within eight years, according to an economist’s conservative projection. Terance Rephan, an economist with UVA’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, looked at expected growth on the VTC health sciences campus once the second research building opens there next year.
 

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

The need for nurses and medical professionals was in the spotlight on Tuesday, May 22, on Capitol Hill as the Senate Health Committee met to address shortages in the healthcare workforce. The University of Virginia Hospital and Sentara Martha Jefferson are both working with area programs and colleges to recruit new hires locally.

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CNN

Siva Vaidhyanathan, a media studies professor at the University of Virginia, told CNN such a service might make sense if it employed a careful methodology and was overseen by an independent journalism foundation. "It's not a crackpot idea," he said. "The question is why should Elon Musk be the one running it and how trustworthy would it be if he ran it."
 

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Knowledge@Wharton

To discuss China’s cinematic appeal, John Maatta, CEO of events company Wizard World Inc. and a former executive with The CW television network and Warner Bros., joined Aynne Kokas, a UVA media studies professor and author of the book “Hollywood Made in China,” on the Knowledge@Wharton show.
 

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The Connection Newspapers (N. Virginia)

“The 10th is a district that Hillary Clinton carried but has a Republican member of Congress in Barbara Comstock, so it’s a high-level target for Democrats,” said Geoff Skelley at the UVA Center for Politics. “Comstock will, to some degree, probably be hanging on for dear life. She may be able to pull it out. But at the same time, we rate that race as a toss-up.”
 

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United States Eventing Association

What does the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championship mean to each team? Read on below for their responses. University of Virginia: “It is a great opportunity to represent our school and our team. The Intercollegiate Championship also helps us come together as a team and support one another in a sport that is usually an individual competition. Meeting the other teams and riders from across the country who are also balancing school and horses is a really fun part of the competition as well.”
 

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Above the Law

There are people who live and go to school there that wish “white supremacists” wasn’t the first thing you think of when you think Charlottesville. Cue a group of recent graduates of University of Virginia School of Law. A group of (now former) black law students there put together an inspiring music video celebrating their achievements.

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Penn Live

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long joined teammate Malcolm Jenkins in voicing opposition to the NFL's new national anthem policy.
 

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WMRA Public Radio (Harrisonburg)

“If we can provide care at home, timely, it may well reduce emergency visits and hospitalization and eventually saves Medicare money,” said Aaron Yao, a UVA assistant professor of health care policy. He points to initiatives by several agencies, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
 

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Charlottesville Daily Progress

If you’d like to bring more art into your life, but you’ve always felt intimidated by gallery settings, it’s time to head for the great indoors. Through Sept. 30, the Fralin Museum of Art at UVA is presenting “In My Room: Artists Paint the Interior 1950-Now.” The new exhibition is taking the concept of the landscape and switching the perspective around. 
 

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Richmond Times-Dispatch

Gary L. Bush, represented by the Innocence Project at the UVA School of Law, was granted two writs of actual innocence by a three-judge panel of the court. Deirdre Enright, one of Bush’s lawyers, said in a statement: “Of course we are glad that Gary Bush has finally been officially exonerated. But we should take this moment to focus on the reasons he was convicted.”

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Washington Post

What is holding up the stork? The theories range from the personal to the political. One dourly amusing possibility blames screens: Researchers such as UVA sociologist Brad Wilcox have hypothesized that those of baby-making age are having “too much Netflix, not enough chill.” Young adults may be displacing in-person activities – including forming relationships, getting married and, yes, having sex – with time on computers, phones and tablets. 

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Curbed

Trend forecasters rightfully focus on the housing needs of millennials when predicting the future of the U.S. real estate market. But the rising senior population, sometimes referred to as a “silver tsunami,” suggests baby boomers shouldn’t be written out of the story just yet. “Between 2010 and 2040, we predict the nation’s 65-plus population will grow by roughly 90 percent,” UVA demographics researcher Hamilton Lombard said. “In some areas of the country, most of the population growth will come from retirees.”

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NPR

To understand how the U.S. asylum system works, you have to go all the way back to World War II. Millions of people were displaced after the war, including Jews who fled the Holocaust and political outcasts who escaped from behind the Iron Curtain. Many of those refugees couldn't return home. So European diplomats gathered in Geneva in 1951 to figure out how to help them – and to establish an international framework for future refugees. "There was certainly a very strong humanitarian impulse behind it," said David Martin, a former U.S.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

The former head of NASA Langley Research Center has been named associate administrator of NASA, the top civil servant job in the agency. Steve Jurczyk has been acting associate administrator for the space agency since early March, but recently appointed NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine made it official this week, calling Jurczyk a “dedicated civil servant.” He’s a graduate of UVA, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in 1984 and a Master of Science in electrical engineering in 1986.

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