Governor McAuliffe names NSU professor as one of Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists of 2015
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Governor McAuliffe names NSU professor as one of Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists of 2015

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists of 2015 on Wednesday, March 24.  Dr. Mikhail Noginov, a professor and researcher in the Department of Physics and the Center for Materials Research at Norfolk State University, was one of three Virginia scientists that were recognized. “It is an honor to recognize Virginia’s leading scientific minds,” said … Continue reading

MCJR Week celebrates 40 years of mass communications and journalism at Norfolk State University
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MCJR Week celebrates 40 years of mass communications and journalism at Norfolk State University

by Antonio Garland From March 30-April 2, the Mass Communications and Journalism Department’s MCJR Week will mark the 40th anniversary of the department. Students and alumni are encouraged to come out to the events to build connections and relationships, which can last a lifetime. The MCJR Week media conference  (http://www.nsumcjr.com/) features alumni who serve on … Continue reading

Penn State president: Fraternity system may be re-evaluated
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Penn State president: Fraternity system may be re-evaluated

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Some senior university leaders at Penn State believe their fraternity system needs to be re-evaluated following a police investigation into the Facebook posting of nude photographs of women by a now-suspended fraternity, the university’s president said. Eric Barron told faculty, staff and students in a statement sent to … Continue reading

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Virginia ABC taking alcohol education grant applications

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials are accepting applications for community grants in the fight against underage drinking and access to alcohol. The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says the deadline is April 25 for the grants for alcohol education and prevention initiatives. The grants are open to community coalitions, law enforcement agencies, schools, … Continue reading

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Sweet Briar faculty opposes closure, seeks talks with board

SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Sweet Briar College’s faculty is seeking a meeting with the Board of Directors to discuss alternatives to closing the private women’s school. Faculty members approved a resolution opposing the shutdown during a special meeting Monday night. Assistant professor Marcia Thom-Kaley tells The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1FuLR34 ) that people across the … Continue reading