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2015-03-05 12:35:15

Darden Helps Build World-Class Entrepreneurial Ecosystem CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at

2014-12-02 23:03:39

Latest Science Center-Wexford Science + Technology Joint Development Project Supported by Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority’s Percent for Art Program Philadelphia,

2014-10-08 12:28:30

One of Nation's Top Academic Medical Centers to Leverage StrataJazz(TM) Decision Support to Better Manage Cost and Improve Value CHICAGO, Oct.

2014-06-11 08:37:52

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-eight outstanding area students have been named 2014 Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship winners by the Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association

2014-05-28 08:32:56

ROCKVILLE, Md. and SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Policy researchers from the J.

2014-05-09 12:15:40

A new cultural psychology study has found that psychological differences between the people of northern and southern China mirror the differences between community-oriented East Asia and the more individualistic Western world – and the differences seem to have come about because southern China has grown rice for thousands of years, whereas the north has grown wheat.

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.

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

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.

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.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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