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Martha Derthick, authority on Social Security, dies at 81 Martha Derthick, a former Brookings Institution scholar and University of Virginia professor who was a leading expert on Social Security and other public policy matters, died Jan. 12 at a hospital in Charlottesville, Va. She was 81.Read full article >
Washington Post | Jan 25, 2015 01:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
U-Va. moves forward with new fraternity rules that can improve student safety AFTER THE account of a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia was discredited, the campus could have tried to revert to the status quo. That it chose not to go back to business as usual is a credit to university officials and to students, who real
Washington Post | Jan 24, 2015 12:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UVA Participating in Sexual Assault Survey The University of Virginia is participating in a new national sexual assault survey, the largest of its kind ever conducted.
WVIR NBC29 | Jan 23, 2015 11:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Charlottesville, Virginia
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Prosecutor: No DNA Link Between Accused Graham Abductor, Missing Va. Teen A prosecutor says DNA testing has ruled out the suspect in the abduction of a University of Virginia student with the disappearance of a central Virginia teenager.
WBOC-TV 16 | Jan 23, 2015 10:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Salisbury, Maryland
UVA Sororities Push To Host Their Own Parties Audie Cornish talks to Nicolette Gendron, a member of Kappa Alpha Beta Sorority at the University of Virginia and a writer for the C-Ville Weekly.
NPR.org | Jan 23, 2015 10:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Milky Way has a hidden SKELETON Researchers at the University of Virginia claim to have found six strong candidates for galactic bones. Evidence of one of the bones is pictured inside the green box.
Mail Online | Jan 23, 2015 12:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Research Discovery Could Affect Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries Treatment Researchers at the University of Virginia have learned that what happens to the body after sustaining a major spinal injury could actually help doctors treat some serious medical conditions.
WVIR NBC29 | Jan 22, 2015 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Charlottesville, Virginia
Saslaw Still Passionate, Pushing Hard for Anti-Campus Rape Bill State Sen. Dick Saslaw, the veteran Senate Democratic leader in Richmond, brought the same fiery rhetoric against campus rape, and what he called the cover up policy at the University of Virginia, back to Falls Church Saturday after similar remarks in the
Falls Church News-Press | Jan 21, 2015 11:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Falls Church, Virginia
Economists find rare empirical evidence of love in unique marriage survey Augusta Free Press News:Economists are not famed for their romantic insights. But a new study by two University of Virginia economists, Leora Friedberg and Steven Stern, has found quantitative evidence of love.
Augusta Free Press | Jan 21, 2015 12:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Waynesboro, Virginia
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Cville City Council Approves UVA Student Liaison Plan Charlottesville City Council unanimously approved a plan to include a University of Virginia student liaison to city council.
WVIR NBC29 | Jan 21, 2015 04:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Charlottesville, Virginia