Employers might want to provide paid family leave, but feel that the business can’t afford to. Luckily there is a solution. Just over one year ago, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced the FAMILY Act that would create a national paid family leave insurance program.
The UVA women’s basketball team (9-2) closed out a three-game week with a 74-53 victory over Howard (1-11) on Sunday (Dec. 21) at John Paul Jones Arena.
Opening the game on a 25-7 run, the James Madison women’s basketball team cruised to an 85-53 victory over Hampton on Saturday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center.
The UVA women’s basketball team (8-3) earned a 62-49 victory over Saint Mary’s (7-3)on Friday (Dec. 19) at John Paul Jones Arena in the second game of a three-game week for the Cavaliers.
The UVA women’s basketball team (7-2) hosts Saint Mary’s (7-2) on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena, the second game in a three-game week for the Cavaliers.
The Staunton Parks and Recreation Department received three state awards at the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) Annual Awards Presentation at the VRPS Annual Conference on Monday, December 8.
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia praised the announcement by Governor McAuliffe to include funding for Medicaid expansion in his budget as demonstrating his commitment to the 400,000 hardworking Virginians in need of affordable healthcare.
A new study from UVA Cancer Center found that adding a measurement of breast density better predicts women’s risk for breast cancer. I
The UVA women’s basketball team (7-2) improved to 5-0 at home with a 91-49 victory over Longwood (0-9) on Tuesday (Dec. 16) at John Paul Jones Arena.
UVA women’s basketball head coach Joanne Boyle will miss tonight’s game against Longwood (Dec. 16) due to a personal matter. Boyle is away from the team as she finalizes the adoption of her daughter.
The UVA women’s basketball team (6-2) hosts Longwood (0-8) on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the first of three games this week for the Cavaliers.
Key free throws down the stretch helped James Madison women’s basketball grind out a 69-62 victory at Ohio University on Monday night.
The UVA men’s soccer team advanced to the national championship game with a 1-0 victory over UMBC Friday in the semifinals of the NCAA College Cup.
It almost seems hyperinflated, the statistic that we hear cited about how one in five women who go to college are raped at some point during their time on their campus.
WaterAid today celebrates U.S. House of Representatives passage of the Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2013, H.R. 2901.
People who work around the clock could actually be setting themselves back, according to Virginia Tech biologists.
JMU women’s basketball used an opening 10-0 run and led the entire game as the Dukes defeated Davidson 73-57 on the road at John M. Belk Arena on Sunday afternoon.
The UVA women’s soccer team finished the 2014 season as the NCAA runner-up, falling to Florida State 1-0 Sunday afternoon in the Women’s College Cup final at FAU Stadium.
The UVA women’s basketball team (6-2) heads into exam week after earning a 100-62 victory over Delaware State (1-7) on Saturday (Dec. 6) at John Paul Jones Arena.
The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team will play in its first NCAA Tournament final Sunday as it meets second-ranked Florida State in the NCAA Women’s College Cup at Florida Atlantic University.
In her doctoral research, Emily Peck-McClain gathered thoughts from 24 girls from New York area Methodist churches that were both profound and disturbing.
The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team advanced to its first NCAA Women’s College Cup final with a 3-1 semifinal victory over fifth-ranked Texas A&M Friday night at FAU Stadium.
Any of a number of other sexual assaults at UVA or any other college or university in the country could have been the starting-off point for a lengthy expose into how school administrators fall short in their responses, but why err on the side of the rudimentary when the story can be blown entirely out of the water?
Rolling Stone is backing away from a story published last month alleging that the University of Virginia had failed to respond to a shocking gang rape of a first-year student in 2012, citing “discrepancies” in the account of the unnamed accuser.
The first annual Star City Slam 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will take place next month to benefit New Horizons Healthcare, which provides healthcare services and education to people in Roanoke.
I read this post from the blog Gawker on a topic related to the racial tensions resulting from the inexplicable grand-jury actions in Missouri and New York that let a pair of cops who killed unarmed petty-crime suspects go free.
After November, when you see signs that advertise “Get Your Flu Vaccine Here,” you might think, “Isn’t it too late for that?” As long as flu viruses are spreading, it’s not too late to get the vaccine.
Today’s affirmative vote on the Notice of Intended Regulatory Action is the first step toward ensuring that rules for women’s health centers are based in medicine and reflect the safety record of first-trimester abortion.
Virginia Board of Health will reexamine politically-motivated regulations targeting abortion providers
Today, the Virginia Board of Health took an important step toward potentially revising politically-motivated regulations targeting the state’s abortion providers.
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today after the Virginia Board of Health voted to adopt a Notice of Intended Regulatory Action to review regulations on Virginia women’s health clinics.
As one of the college presidents attending today’s White House College Opportunity Day of Action, Pamela Fox is putting Mary Baldwin College on the national stage with a commitment to support minority women in STEM fields.
After a 16-3 run to open the second half, the JMU women’s basketball team flew by Richmond 79-68 Wednesday night at the JMU Convocation Center to move to 6-1 overall on the young season.
The UVA women’s basketball team (5-2) fell 86-63 to Illinois (6-2) in the 2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday (Dec. 3).
Battles in the U.S. Civil War ravaged the landscape, political maneuvers transformed the economy and profound regional tensions resulted in the creation of West Virginia.
Harrisonburg Virginia Organizing leaders Maria Peña and Maria Del Carmen Valdez attended a media conference in Washington, D.C. today to discuss how she and her family will be directly affected by the administrative relief offered by President Barack Obama’s recent executive action on immigration.
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan met with students today about sexual assault issues and the University’s path forward.
The UVA women’s basketball team (5-1) earned a 74-61 victory over Florida International (0-5) in the consolation final of the FIU Thanksgiving Classic Tournament on Sunday.
No. 23 JMU women’s basketball earned an 84-60 win over Houston in the final game of the San Juan Shootout at the Mario Morales Coliseum on Saturday.