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[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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[20 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Astronaut to Call Students from International Space Station

Some college students will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working on the International Space Station.

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[3 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
NOVA’s Dr. Jill Biden Welcomes Astronaut Scott Kelly Home

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s return to American soil after nearly a year in space was a party of sorts, and the Second Lady of the United States took care of the refreshments.

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

[19 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
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 Comment | ]
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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[5 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
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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[13 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
NOVA STEM Fair to be Held

NOVA will hold a career fair for STEM jobs on Oct. 29.

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
College Students Invent Nail Polish as a Shield Against Rape

Four college students in North Carolina have invented a nail polish that changes color if it comes in contact with drugs commonly used to render a person helpless in order to rape him or her: Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB. But there’s been a backlash against the product — from women.

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[13 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Super Moon Makes an Appearance

The moon appeared rusty early on but lost its color as it rose higher in
the night sky before clouds obstructed the view.

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[18 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
NOVA Robotics Team Wins Award at World Competition

Northern Virginia Community College’s Robotics Team 1 has won the design award at the VEX Robotics World Championship in Anaheim, Calif.