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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 (VCTA), the Donald A. Perry Foundation and Cox Communications Virginia. Hampton Roads -- Kelly Baumgarten, Old Dominion University -- Alan Booth, undecided -- Jessica Carolino, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University -- Emily Craven, Christopher Newport...

2014-05-09 13:00:57

Virginia Commonwealth University Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes account for nearly 25 percent of hereditary breast cancers and most hereditary ovarian cancers, yet a study by cancer prevention and control researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center suggests an alarmingly small amount of women who qualify for BRCA genetic counseling actually receive the services. Additionally, they found that a significant proportion of women with a family history of breast...

2014-05-08 12:23:37

-- Funding to support "tele-medicine" programs in Southside and Southwest Virginia RICHMOND, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Resources will donate $250,000 toward community programs at the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC), an institution that since 1962 has provided in-patient acute care and outpatient mental health services for children and adolescents. The donation - the first corporate gift toward the new facility - was announced on National Children's...

2014-04-14 16:25:36

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky., announced today that it has joined the supply chain collaborative established by the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va., and VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Va. In 2007, the two Virginia hospitals combined their purchasing efforts and began working with UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation. The University of Kentucky Hospital will now also benefit...

2014-03-17 12:29:44

LONDON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanofoundry, LLC, will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2014 on March 27(th) & 28(th) at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130923/CL84373LOGO CleanEquity Monaco is an annual invitation-only event hosted by Innovator Capital, the London based specialist cleantech investment bank. Other partners and sponsors include Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation, Covington & Burling, Qualcomm, Renault-Nissan...

2014-03-06 23:31:32

Recent recognition event utilizes top quality Presenta Plaque Plaque Kits. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Sharing the same credence for local, responsible stewardship as Presenta Plaque, the UNICEF chapter at VCU recently recognized a group of students for continuing their mantra of “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally.” Looking ahead, UNICEF at VCU hopes to continue growing and spreading its message. The organization wants to expand its teachUNICEF program to more schools and would...

2014-02-25 20:21:51

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Katie Gilstrap and Sonya Barsness have been appointed as adjunct faculty members in VCU's Department of Gerontology. In their roles with the department, they will co-design and co-facilitate a class focused on fusing best practices in the disciplines of gerontology and business. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/MN71593) The Department of Gerontology will add this class to their curriculum in an effort to help...

2014-02-14 23:03:59

On February 6-7, 2014, Dominion Enterprises’ employees and students from local colleges and universities in Hampton Roads participated in Dominion’s second college Hackathon. This two-day event took place at Dominion’s headquarters in Norfolk. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 On February 6-7, 2014, Dominion Enterprises’ employees and students from local colleges and universities in Hampton Roads participated in Dominion’s second college Hackathon. Dominion Enterprises has...

2014-01-16 16:21:49

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today announced the promotions of seven individuals to the position of vice president. All promotions took effect Jan. 1, 2014. Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said: "Each brings additional experience and expertise to the officer ranks at Dominion. Their leadership will be called upon as we continue our focus on safe and excellent operations and execute on a multibillion-dollar...

2013-08-31 23:00:16

Dr. Gary Isaacs, assistant professor of biology in Liberty University’s Department of Biology & Chemistry was recently named a recipient of the 2013-14 Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Research Award Fund (ARDRAF), receiving $40,000 to further his research. This brings Isaacs’ research total to $90,000 since coming to Liberty in 2009. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Dr. Gary Isaacs, assistant professor of biology in Liberty University’s Department of Biology &...


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  • To talk saucily.
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