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2014-03-01 16:20:23

ATLANTA, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship approaches, the University of Virginia has already earned one national title this season. The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) and the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced today that Virginia has won the third annual Naismith Student Section of the Year Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120314/CL70167LOGO A total of 255 schools representing 32 conferences submitted entries for the...

Manufacturing Technologies Brought To Middle-school Classrooms
2013-10-30 10:27:35

National Science Foundation Virginia engineering design academy is outgrowth of National Science Foundation-funded project A partnership among the University of Virginia's (UVa) Schools of Education and Engineering and the Charlottesville Public Schools has led to the launch of Buford Engineering Design Academy, a laboratory school for advanced manufacturing. In conjunction with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 30, National Science Foundation (NSF) leaders, UVa faculty and UVa and...

2013-08-19 16:24:48

Education Week Book Review Says Seven Are "Hallowed-Hall Ivies" NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to Education Week: "In Open the Gates to the Ivy League: A Plan B for Getting into the Top Colleges (Prentice Hall Press, 2013), author C.W. Henderson exposes 'back gateways' for getting into 25 prestigious schools, seven of which are hallowed-hall Ivies. " (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130819/MN65916) The review added, "So, if students fail to get into a top...

2013-08-15 20:51:03

The first institution-level model to estimate the amount of reactive nitrogen released into the environment—a contributor to smog, acid rain, and climate change—is enabling the University of Virginia to quantify its nitrogen footprint and take steps to reduce it. A detailed description of this cutting-edge tool and how it can help improve institutional sustainability is presented in Sustainability: The Journal of Record a publication of Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The Open Access...

2013-07-02 23:25:38

Health Canada Approves Over-the-counter Sales for SpermCheck® Fertility Product Herndon, VA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that one of its clients, SpermCheck, received approval from Health Canada for over-the-counter sale of the home sperm test SpermCheck® Fertility. The University of Virginia received a $194,700 Commonwealth Technology Research Fund (now called the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund) award in 2008 to...

2013-06-27 23:30:21

The Society of Architectural Historians announces this week that it has been awarded a Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to significantly expand Rotunda’s SAH Archipedia. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Newly launched, SAH Archipedia (http://sah-archipedia.org) is an online resource developed in collaboration with UVA Press and edited by Gabrielle Esperdy, Associate Professor of Architecture at NJIT, and Karen Kingsley,...

2013-06-21 23:04:58

Leading higher education marketing firm mStoner announces the launch of the new Advancement Live channel on the Higher Ed Live network. The first Advancement Live episode airs on Tuesday, July 16, at 1:00 p.m. EDT at http://higheredlive.com/live, and advancement experts Andrew Gossen of Cornell University and Ryan Catherwood of the University of Virginia will host the new channel. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Leading higher education marketing firm mStoner announces the launch of the...

2013-06-13 23:17:14

Infolinx® Continues Partnership with University of Virginia Kensington, MD (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Today, Infolinx System Solutions, a leading provider of enterprise physical records management software, announced that it would be exhibiting at the 2013 ISPRO (Information Security, Policy & Records) University of Virginia (UVa) Conference. The all-day event will be held on June 25 at the Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, VA. UVa´s procurement of the Infolinx WEB product earlier this...

2013-05-30 16:27:06

Enhanced Telemedicine Model Links Patients in Underserved Countries to Specialty Care Worldwide Through New Mobile and Cloud Services CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Foundation, Swinfen Charitable Trust and the University of Virginia Health System today announced - at the Social Innovation Summit - the expansion of an innovative telemedicine program into rural communities in India and the Philippines. This program will utilize mobile- and cloud-based...

Richard Byrd May Never Have Flown Over The North Pole
2013-04-08 19:25:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On May 9, 1926, Richard E. Byrd attempted the first-ever roundtrip flight over the North Pole. While Byrd claimed to have reached the pole, the journey has been dogged by controversy and debate ever since, with some saying he never flew over the Earth´s northernmost point. According to a new report from Ohio State University astronomy professor Gerald Newsome in the Polar Record, Byrd never made it to the actual...