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  • Local boards: U.Va. failed to weigh legal, political realities in firing Sullivan

    Local boards: U.Va. failed to weigh legal, political realities in firing Sullivan
    The firestorm surrounding the presidency at the University of Virginia highlights the legal and political reality of leading a university, say current and former board members of local colleges. The lack of consensus among U.Va.'s Board of Visitors after...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast — Newport Harbor

    Christine Bonadonna AP and IB Classes Taken: AP Biology; AP World History; AP U.S. History; AP Calculus AB; AP Calculus BC; AP Physics; IB English; IB Chemistry; IB Psychology; IB Spanish; IB Theory of Knowledge School Activities/Clubs: Other than being...
  • UVA plans course on president's firing, re-hiring

    UVA plans course on president's firing, re-hiring
    The University of Virginia is creating a teachable moment from President Teresa A. Sullivan's ouster and reinstatement. The university plans to offer an oral history course in the fall on the turbulent period that began June 10 with the announcement that...
  • Former Newport News resident co-owns Cooper Vineyards

    Former Newport News resident co-owns Cooper Vineyards
    Jacque Hogge grew up in Newport News and studied medicine at the University of Virginia, but she’s also a part of Virginia’s growing wine industry. Hogge and her business partner, Jeff Cooper, own Cooper Vineyards, located in Louisa County...
  • Three University of Virginia students attacked in Charlottesville

    Three University of Virginia students attacked in Charlottesville
    Police in Charlottesville are investigating an attack on three University of Virginia students. Officers say the three men were attacked by three other men off-campus, just after midnight Saturday.  The victims say the attack was unprovoked.   The...
  • Forbes: W&M, U.Va. are nation's No. 1 And No. 2 public non-military colleges

    Forbes: W&M, U.Va. are nation's No. 1 And No. 2 public non-military colleges
    The University of Virginia and the College of William and Mary are ranked as the nation’s No. 1 and No. 2 public non-service academy colleges in Forbes’ annual America’s Top Colleges report. The annual list of the nation’s top 650...
  • Insight: What if baby boomers don't live forever?

    Insight: What if baby boomers don't live forever?
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - What if the generation that once rocked out to The Who's "hope I die before I get old" line actually does? Most retirement plans and federal budget projections assume baby boomers -- those Americans born between 1946 and 1964 --...
  • UVA rector Dragas reappointed to Board of Visitors by Governor McDonnell

    UVA rector Dragas reappointed to Board of Visitors by Governor McDonnell
    Virginia's governor has reappointed the University of Virginia board member who led the failed effort to oust school president Teresa Sullivan. Gov. Bob McDonnell reappointed university Rector Helen Dragas of Virginia Beach on Friday. Dragas was the...
  • UPDATED: Martinsville man formally charged after UVA-Wise gunman hoax

    UPDATED: Martinsville man formally charged after UVA-Wise gunman hoax
    A Martinsville man has been formally charged in federal court for allegedly calling in a false threat at UVA-Wise last week. 20-year-old Bryant Hairston was charged Monday in a federal criminal complaint. He is accused of calling 9-1-1 on January 23...
  • Virginia Health Services president oversees new facility, expansion

    Virginia Health Services president oversees new facility, expansion
    Jeffrey L. Mendelsohn, president of Virginia Health Services, is currently overseeing several facility additions and expansions. Virginia Health Services, a locally owned operator of convalescent, rehabilitation and retirement centers, has broken ground...
  • Lynchburg students learn from the pros with new mentoring program

    Lynchburg students learn from the pros with new mentoring program
    The drama department at E.C. Glass High School is known for producing talent.  They have a "wall of fame" to prove it. Pictures of successful grads are posted in the hallway outside the drama department.  One of the featured alumni is Abby Baum, a...
  • Daily Press All-Stars: Tabb's Peebles Player of the Year for field hockey

    YORK — Tabb High's field hockey program is lucky to have Macy Peebles as its first All-American in several years. Peebles, the Daily Press All-Stars Field Hockey Player of the Year, is a great ambassador for the program because she feels so lucky to...