People journey because they want to discover other cultures. No other continent in the world welcomes as many visitors as Europe. Americans, in particular, take pleasure in travelling to Europe.
Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a 13-day trade and marketing mission to Europe from June 18-30, 2017.
The best way to get the most out of your holiday is to take a trip to some of the best child friendly cities in Europe.
On Monday, June 8th, Governor Terry McAuliffe and officials from his administration will embark on a marketing mission to Europe that will cover six countries in 11 days.
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., the dreadlocked classic crooner vocalist who won season six of NBC Television’s America’s Got Talent, a $1 million grand prize, and a Columbia Records contract, will be performing in Charlottesville at Paramount Theater, at 215 East Main Street, at 8 p.m.
UVA basketball legend Sean Singletary is offering a series of basketball clinics and coaching opportunities through the Waynesboro YMCA.
Campus events and activities at JMU.
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has moved its Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine to Blacksburg.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on President Obama’s nomination of former Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to serve as the nation’s next Secretary of Defense.
A snowstorm is the ideal time to write about climate disruption, as it allows us to immediately set-aside the cartoonish claim that if any spot on earth isn’t warmer than it was yesterday then all is well. The following things we know:
Fishburne postgrad basketball coach Ed Huckaby jumped at the opportunity to hire Mel Abrams to be his lead assistant.
The Wayne Theatre Alliance will join forces with the Heifetz International Institute to present a concert by Heifetz on Tour musicians at the Main Street United Methodist Church.
Sean Singletary’s jersey hangs in the rafters at the John Paul Jones Arena, but he hasn’t been back for a game at his old stomping grounds since graduating in 2008.
This year – 2014 – marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Dr. Michael S. Neiberg, author of Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War I, will speak Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs. For the dates Sept. 12-21, 2014.
In America right now there’s a battle that needs to be fought and won in our political arena.
Remarks from President Obama at a press conference at the NATO Summit in Newport, Wales, on Friday, Sept. 5.
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine announced Wednesday an educational, clinical and research exchange partnership with Kazakh National Medical University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Beginning in the 1990s, and accelerating after September 11, the CIA flew terrorism suspects to secret police custody in Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, and Libya.
Expanding its pioneering work in the field of focused ultrasound, the UVA Health System has launched the nation’s first clinical trial testing the technology’s potential to treat benign tumors of the breast known as fibroadenomas.
Fishburne Military School head postgraduate basketball coach Ed Huckaby announced today the additions of Mel Abrams, Donte Hill and Steve Jecewiz to his coaching staff for the 2014-2015 academic year.
From lectures by featured speakers to music performances and theater productions, Bridgewater College offers a wide range of arts and events for the community to enjoy during the 2014 fall semester.
Up with People, which has toured to 38 countries around the world during the last 49-years, has announced that Harrisonburg will be a stop on their 2014 tour.
In a bipartisan letter to President Obama, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Bill Keating (D-MA) urged the President to strongly oppose the sale of French warships to Russia.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced as part of his United Kingdom trade and marketing mission new export sales for Virginia agricultural and foodstuff products into the European market.
For the last 51 months, we have created jobs here in the United States — 9.4 million jobs in all. But we’re going to have to create more. And one of the best ways to do it is to boost American manufacturing and American exports.
James Vonesh, Ph.D., a biology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, has received a prestigious Fulbright Scholar award to study a globally invasive frog species in South Africa.
It’s chic to have a backyard garden full of fancy new produce, and nurseries and seed companies are competing to bring gardeners the most colorful and flavorful designer edibles possible.
Iran’s mass media are tightly controlled by the regime’s Ministry of Intelligence. This includes 16 nation-wide and 34 provincial TV channels, in addition to 10 satellite channels with a global reach.
James Madison women’s basketball standout Kirby Burkholder (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) signed a contract to play professionally in the Italian women’s league, Tuesday.
Dr. Jennie Carr, an assistant professor of elementary education at Bridgewater College, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Global SMART Exemplary Educators (SEE) Summit in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Bill Keating (D-MA) today urged the President to oppose the sale of French Mistral warships to Russia in light of Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
Although we have come a long way in recent years with regard to the safety and sustainability of our food supply, we still have a long way to go.
Heifetz on Tour is delighted to announce a performance in Waynesboro on Wednesday, April 30 at the historic United Methodist Church on West Main Street.
When thinking of immigration reform, we must ask ourselves what we want for the country. From a business perspective, important goals to aim for are innovation and entrepreneurship. And although there’s no simple recipe for achieving them, one key ingredient is diversity.
A Second Chance, after 25 years of absence and silence, was recently offered Shepherd by Assumpta. Her email arrived from Europe to his farm. We had met in Barcelona in l988 and have had no contact during the last quarter of a century. I answered her email within 15 minutes of its sending, without thinking, but with a deep feeling of connection.
Not surprisingly, there are thousands of green apps out there that make it easier for people to find and share information to help us all become better stewards of the natural environment.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) today urged President Obama to use next week’s U.S.-European Union summit in Brussels to propose a joint U.S.-E.U. initiative on energy security to counter Russian President Vladimir Putin’s energy influence on Ukraine and other European nations.
In response to the crisis in Ukraine, U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) today announced bipartisan proposals to expedite the U.S. Department of Energy’s review of applications to export U.S. natural gas.
Cap and trade, whereby big polluters must pay to emit greenhouse gases against a capped total amount that is reduced over time—has been in effect across the European Union (EU) since 2005. This so-called Emissions Trading System (ETS) requires 11,000 of the largest electric and industrial facilities in 28 European countries to participate.
A booking backlog at Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla., is pushing TNA to look for new locations to film its Impact Wrestling shows, according to PWInsider.com.
WTA’s Gateway is stacking up blues headliners from across the USA. In September, it was Will Kimbrough,and in November it will be Tom Principato.
The discussion in Congress has once again turned to the debt limit. Unfortunately, because of continued out-of-control spending, we are facing a situation where Congress is being asked to increase the amount of debt the federal government can incur in order to avoid default.
The Leaders and Representatives of Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States of America made the following statement on the margins of the Group of 20 Nations Leader’s Meeting in Saint Petersburg, Russia:
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Thursday the formal opening of a representative office in Europe focused on increasing agricultural and forestry product exports to the region. With the opening, the Commonwealth is believed to be the only state in the U.S. to currently have a dedicated agricultural trade representative in the European market, one of the world’s largest economic regions. Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore attended the opening ceremony on behalf of the governor.