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[2 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Math & Science Grants Awarded to Virginia Colleges

The grants are from the federal Mathematics and Science Partnership program, which supports efforts by colleges and universities to provide high-quality, professional development programs for teachers with the goal of improving instruction and closing achievement gaps in mathematics and science.

Education, Featured, Headline, Off Campus, Tech »

[29 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Local Community College Students Collect Data for NASA

Thirteen students, some of them local, from five Virginia community colleges can now add unmanned aircraft systems and NASA to their resumes thanks to their work on a sea level rise study for NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

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[27 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Attorney General to Screen Documentary At Germanna Community College in Fredericksburg

The documentary features Virginians sharing their own personal stories of addiction, overdose and recovery, and will include insight from medical professionals and law enforcement officers who have had to address the problem in their lines of work.

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[23 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Scammers Got More Than 1,000 Visas in Fake School Sting

Arrests were made in Virginia, New York, Washington and New Jersey after agents set up a fake university.

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[22 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Rifles Being Used on Some College Campuses

Once a rarity on campuses, semi-automatic rifles are becoming a standard part of the arsenal for college police forces – firepower they say could make a difference the next time a gunman goes on a rampage.

Education, Featured, Finances, Headline, Student Loans, Student Loans_Debt »

[19 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Should All High School Graduates Go To College?

The Center for College Affordability and Productivity explores the pros and cons of attending school past high school graduation. CCAP is dedicated to researching the rising costs and stagnant efficiency in higher education.

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[13 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Reunion Show Coming in June

Mystery Science Theater 3000, a.k.a MST3K, is getting a reboot. MST3K’s original cast, featuring Joel Hodgson, will reunite on June 28.

Education, Featured, GMU-related, Headline, Student Loans, Student Loans_Debt »

[5 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Virginia Colleges Named “Best Value” by Forbes

Eleven Virginia universities have been named to Forbes 2016 list of 300 Best Value Schools, including five that made the top 50.

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[4 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Your Future: The Time is Now

It’s time to start thinking about what it’s going to take to turn your degree into a great full-time first job after college. Of course, you don’t want to graduate and wind up with a position beneath your skill set or, worse yet, remain unemployed for a meaningful stretch after college. Having invested so much time, energy and dollars in your education, you want to make sure you wind up with a first-rate career. Achieving such an objective merely requires a solid plan.

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[24 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
GMU Alumna Appointed Judge

She will be the first African-American to serve on the county’s General District Court.