[19 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
Science Seminar: A Look at Plant-Human Relationships

The presentation will focus on the long-term relationships that humans have had with plants. She will discuss the four plants Michael Pollan mentioned in his book, “The Botany of Desire.” Building on his plants-eye-view of the world, Williams will describe other plants that we find especially attractive, such as those that have or represent beauty, control, intoxication, nourishment and sweetness.

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Annandale, Events, Featured, Headline, On Campus, Tech »

[19 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
Science Seminar: A Look at Plant-Human Relationships

The presentation will focus on the long-term relationships that humans have had with plants. She will discuss the four plants Michael Pollan mentioned in his book, “The Botany of Desire.” Building on his plants-eye-view of the world, Williams will describe other plants that we find especially attractive, such as those that have or represent beauty, control, intoxication, nourishment and sweetness.

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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
New Scholarships Available to STEM Students

STEM Takes Flight at Virginia’s Community Colleges, is designed to provide scholarships as well as real-world work and research experiences that foster community college retention in STEM academic tracks through graduation with an associate’s degree or transfer to a four-year institution.

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[13 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
Israeli Food & Wine Editor to Offer Talk & Taste

Northern Virginia “j.talks” will host Israeli food and wine magazine editor Janna Gur on Monday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

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Alexandria, Events, Featured, Music, Off Campus »

[11 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
NOVA Jazz Night to be Held at the Carlyle Club

The Northern Virginia Community College student Jazz Ensemble and Jazztet will be performing swinging jazz classics at the art deco-style Carlyle Club in Old Town Alexandria.

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[9 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
NOVA Idol Auditions Continue This Week

Auditions for next year’s NOVA Idol conclude this week.

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[9 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
NOVA Volleyball Wins Championship

Northern Virginia Community College captured the 2014 National Junior College Athletic Association Region 20 Division II Championship!

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[9 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
Operation Turkey Food Drive is On

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative’s group of employee volunteers, NOVEC HELPS, is asking area residents to donate non-perishable food to the Operation Turkey drive to help provide Thanksgiving meals for low-income people in Prince William County.

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[7 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
I-95 Express Lanes Gate Testing to Take Place This Weekend

Weather permitting, the Virginia Department of Transportation will close the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-395/95 from the Washington, D.C., line to the end at Dumfries Road (Route 234), beginning at 11 p.m. Friday night, Nov. 7, through 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 10, for construction and testing.

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[5 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
Distance Learning Crosses State Lines

Under the agreement, Virginia’s colleges and universities can offer distance-learning programs outside Virginia without seeking state-by-state approval. Virginia students taking distance-learning programs from other member states’ institutions will receive…

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