Mount Vernon has selected 17 leading history scholars who will receive fully-funded research fellowships at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington for the 2016-17 academic year. These fellows will study on site at The Washington Library for up to six months beginning this fall.
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.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors adopted a new noise ordinance on Nov. 17, 2015, but it did not take effect until Feb. 17, 2016. The time it took to put the ordinance in effect allowed for staff training, the update of relevant county websites and the preparation of information items to assist staff in understanding the new regulations.
A lot happened in 2015. We won’t bore you with the usually Top 10 lists about this past year, we’ll just show you some cool stuff that we did. Some of these you can also look forward to in the coming year.