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UVA vice president Thomas Skalak named senior official of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

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.


Virginia Tech’s X.J. Meng elected to the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. X.J. Meng, University Distinguished Professor of Molecular Virology at Virginia Tech, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


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Two UVA faculty members named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Two faculty members are the first from the University of Virginia to be named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, an accolade created in 2010 to recognize those who invent or facilitate significant patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


In quest for greener pastures, don’t plant invasive species, Virginia Tech researchers say

Few agribusinesses or governments regulate the types of plants that farmers use in their pastures to feed their livestock, according to an international team of researchers.


Virginia Tech researchers help set agenda on ‘Big Data’ challenges at Virginia Academy Summit

Leaders in science, engineering, government, and industry will address fast-moving opportunities and challenges in the field of “big data” at the Virginia Summit on Science, Engineering, and Medicine.


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Sen. Warner to host Virginia Science Summit at National Academy of Sciences

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) will bring together a cross-section of Virginia’s leaders in science on Friday for the second annual Virginia Summit on Science, Engineering and Medicine.


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UVA Center for Politics wins Emmy Award for Kennedy documentary

The University of Virginia Center for Politics’ latest documentary, The Kennedy Half Century,has won an Emmy Award for Best Historical Documentary from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.


VCU faculty member receives Fulbright Specialist Program award

Susan Gooden, Ph.D., professor of public policy and administration at VCU, has received a Fulbright Specialist Award with Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates for the summer of 2014.