February 13, 2017
The GO Virginia Region 9 Council met Monday at the University of Virginia Research Park to discuss the council’s makeup, purpose and governing documents. The 23-member council includes government officials and businesspeople from Charlottesville, Albemarle and the surrounding counties. Sitting on the panel are supervisors from Nelson, Culpeper, Orange ...
September 23, 2016
A pair of University of Virginia-trained biomedical engineers won a $25,000 grant from Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office Friday at a pitch competition that kicked of the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Tomtoberfest fall block party. Payam Pourtaheri and Ameer Shakeel run AgroSpheres LLC and have developed a chemical ...
April 25, 2016
Central Virginia’s vineyards might have to wait until the fall to feel the full sting of the area’s April cold snap. Hard freezes on April 6 and April 10 — when overnight temperatures dropped into the mid-20s — decimated crops of early-budding grapes. Local winemakers estimated that the freeze killed ...
April 09, 2016
Students at Piedmont Virginia Community College say they’ve established the first student-run investment fund at a two-year institution of higher learning. Nate Thomas, a Piedmont student, established the PVCC Higher Education Fund to give students interested in finance some real-world experience. He came up with the idea after speaking ...
March 01, 2016
A ballot measure that could have changed the University of Virginia’s 174-year-old Honor System fell just short in this week’s student elections, but only a minority of students support the system’s current single-sanction policy. The Honor System at UVa always has mandated expulsion for those convicted of ...