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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Delmarva Daily Times

Seven Virginia coastal localities are participating in The RAFT project, an initiative designed to help improve resilience to flooding and other coastal storm hazards while remaining economically and socially viable. The RAFT project was created by an academic interdisciplinary collaborative Core Team led by UVA’s Institute for Environmental Negotiation, the Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School, and Old Dominion University, Virginia Sea Grant.

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Charlottesville Daily Progress

A statewide study of addresses has turned up more than 4,000 Central Virginia homes that were not included in the 2010 Census, according to officials at the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia.

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CBS19 News (Charlottesville)

A two-time Academy Award-winning actor will be a special guest at the upcoming Virginia Film Festival. Christoph Waltz will attend the festival in November. Waltz will appear with Academy Award-winning producer Mark Johnson for "A Tribute to Christoph Waltz" on Nov. 3, which will combine an onstage interview with clips of scenes from Waltz's career.

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CBS19 News (Charlottesville)

Researchers at the UVA School of Medicine and others in an international coalition say children around the world are suffering from unnoticed infections, resulting in stunted growth and mental development.

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Working Mother

Complicating the issue – and confusing parents further – is the fact that our expectations for young kids have changed drastically over the past generation. One recent University of Virginia study, “Is Kindergarten the New First Grade?” compared kindergarten teachers’ approaches in 1998 versus 2010 and found that teachers in the later years had much higher academic standards, spent far more time on teacher-directed instruction, and less time on play, science exploration, art and music.

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NBC News

Exactly four weeks before the midterm elections that will decide whether his Republican party continues to control Congress, Trump traveled to campaign for GOP incumbents in three highly competitive House races and for Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds. Kyle Kondik, managing editor of the University of Virginia's election-prognosticating Sabato's Crystal Ball, said that Trump's appearance isn't likely to have much of an effect on the outcome of the three House races.

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Daily Beast

According to Margaret Edwards, program director of counseling and wellness services at the UVA Women’s Center, these responses are indeed part of a re-traumatization process. The victim-shaming that came with Kavanaugh’s appointment has likely had a serious psychological impact. “Lack of understanding, when exacerbated by general lack of respect and empathy for others, reignites the worst aspects of trauma for anyone who has ever experienced it,” Edwards wrote.

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Morning Consult

Half of women – a key voting bloc in the fight for the House that’s playing out in America’s suburbs – said they’re likely to support the Democratic candidate, including 41 percent of women who identify as independents. “It’s hard to quantify exactly” what kind of electoral gains Democrats would make were that 10-point margin to bear out on Nov. 6, Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball at the UVA Center for Politics, said in an email Tuesday.

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Financial Times (U.K.)

The competence of your manager is one important factor in deciding how you view his or her intervention in your project, said Roshni Raveendhran, a professor at UVA’s Darden School of Business.

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RealClearPolitics

UVA Center for Politics Director Larry Sabato discussed Republicans struggling in states Trump won in 2016. Sabato said Trump is in trouble in the Midwest, a part of the country where he did well in 2016, and it "seems to be flipping" in the midterm year. 

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

(Video) Students with UVA’s largest student-run organization are gearing up to flip thousands of flapjacks that will all go toward a great cause.

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