Ohio State wasn’t even supposed to be in the College Football Playoff. Remember that bit of controversy? The Buckeyes jumped TCU and Baylor after blasting Wisconsin in the B1G Championship Game, and the Big 12 wanted a congressional investigation.
Going into the start of ACC play last weekend, it looked like it was really a tale of two conferences: Duke, UVA and Louisville in the one, and everybody else in the other.
Thomas Skalak, vice president for research at the University of Virginia, has been named the inaugural executive director for science and technology programs at the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation in Seattle, officials announced Monday. The appointment is effective Feb. 1.
UVA cell biologist Rick Horwitz has been named executive director of a new $100 million institute created by philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen to investigate and model the complex living machinery of cells.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring has been named a member of the inaugural cohort of the Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellowship.
The VCU Brandcenter launches its TECH+ series with TECH+Toys, an open house and exhibit where the school’s master’s degree candidates will demonstrate the relationship between creativity, design and technology by making and sharing toys.
In just nine months, a new scholarship program for promising UVA students with financial need has attracted support exceeding its challenge grant requirement.
Virginia is the only state in the nation that lacks a law against human trafficking for sexual exploitation, a crime that impacts an estimated 100,000 U.S. children each year.
After an off week, JMU football returns to action on the road, traveling to Charlotte, North Carolina to take on the Charlotte 49ers.
The third-ranked UVA women’s soccer team was victorious in its first-ever trip to Louisville, downing the Cardinals 2-1 Sunday at Lynn Stadium. The Cavaliers rallied from down an early goal to improve to 14-1 (6-1 ACC), while the Cardinals (6-7-2) fall to 2-3-2 in their inaugural ACC season.
The Shenandoah Valley Technology Council announces its first “Tech on the Wharf” in Staunton, Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 5-7pm.
The charismatic Peppas of VCU and the inaugural Latin Music Festival are two of many highlights that will grace the Taste The Local stage at the Triple Crown Amphitheater during the 2014 State Fair of Virginia.
Shenandoah National Park is pleased to announce Pennsylvania-based photographer Sandy Long, as the artist selected for the Park’s inaugural Artist-in-Residence program.
Virginia Commonwealth University announced it has appointed Lauren Ross as curator of the new Institute for Contemporary Art, opening in 2016.
Today Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam attended the inaugural meeting of the Climate Change and Resiliency Update Commission.
UVA tennis All-American Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) was defeated by North Carolina’s Jamie Loeb 7-5, 6-1 in the singles final at the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational at the US Open Saturday (Sept. 6).
UVA tennis All-American Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) advanced to the singles final at the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational at the US Open Friday (Sept. 5) at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
UVA tennis All-Americans Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) and Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) advanced to the singles semifinals at the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational at the US Open Thursday (Sept. 4) at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
In the style of Hollywood Squares, contestants at the inaugural Waynesboro Public Library version of Library Squares faced off for glory and prizes. The contestants included Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham and AFP Vice President Crystal Graham.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today launched the first ever Commonwealth #DatathonChallenge, a competition pitting teams from Virginia agencies against one another as they create new applications that streamline government, better serve citizens, and jumpstart business opportunities.
Charlie Cubbage became the newly formed Staunton Creative Community Fund’s first loan client in June of 2008. He was looking to expand Charlie’s Tool Repair which had grown slowly over the years even before becoming a stand-alone business in 1994.
As announced by ESPN today, the network will again showcase Atlantic Coast Conference basketball during the 2014-15 season as part of its weekly Big Monday presented by Verizon platform.
In response to a record number of Training Camp fan invitation registrations, the Washington Redskins announced today a ticket lottery will be conducted for Fan Appreciation Day on Aug. 2 and the Washington Redskins-New England Patriots joint practice sessions on Aug. 4-6.