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South Dakota’s early citizens thought higher education to be so important that they amended the state constitution in 1896 to establish the Board of Regents One of the board’s nine seats is reserved for a state university student. The...
The Varsity BlogNorthampton High School graduate Tyler Bauer is headed to Wisconsin-La Crosse this weekend for the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships. The Muhlenberg College sophomore is seeded 10th of 20 competitors in the javelin competition, which is...
Psychiatrist Daniel Offer ignored conventional wisdom and prevailing theories in conducting research that provided new insights into adolescent development and how adults remember the past. "He always said, 'You've got to get the data,'" said his wife,...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefA Lynchburg pageant winner is using her crown to share a message about depression. Addison Walker is Miss Hill City 2013. She's visiting schools, like Linkhorne Middle in Lynchburg, to talk about mental health issues. Walker, who's now a student at...
Charles Steger was not the most visible or vocal proponent of Virginia Tech athletics. But as Hokie Nation reflects on his retirement after nearly 14 years as university president, there’s no questioning his advocacy or appreciation for major...
The University of Virginia's capital campaign has exceeded its $3 billion goal. The university says in a news release that it received donations from more than 220,000 individuals and corporations. More than 220,000 individuals and corporations...
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A new report says the University of Virginia remains one of the nation's least socioeconomically diverse public schools but commends the University of Richmond for serving low-income students. The report released Wednesday by the New America...
A climate scientist once targeted by state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli over his research will be guest lecturer at the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton on Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. As part of the center’s Sigma Series forum on science and...
The TV career of Edgar Allan Jones Jr. began with a phone call in early 1958 from a producer who needed to cast someone knowledgeable about the law. Although Jones taught law full time at UCLA, he was nervous at the prospect of auditioning: His only...
BREMEN -- Dr. Otis R. Bowen, who celebrates his 84th birthday today, is already a permanent fixture in his hometown of Bremen, but later this year, he'll also become a permanent fixture in the Ronald Reagan library and museum. As a former Indiana...
The Chronicle of Higher Education tells us the median salary of public university presidents rose 4.7 percent in 2011-12 to more than $440,000 a year. This increase vastly outpaced the rate of inflation, as well as the earnings of the typical worker in...
Birthrates were dramatically reduced during the recession among women who did not finish high school, a development that far outpaced the drop among women with higher levels of education, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Between 2008...
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