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University of Virginia

UVa Scholar Returns For Forum

August 31, 2014

In light of the recent news events from Ferguson MO, this forum which is scheduled at the UVa Miller Center seems even more timely. On Sept. 24, 2014 at 11:00, author Vesla Weaver will speak to the public about her book called Arresting Citizenship-The Democratic Consequences of American Crime Control.   She is a an assistant professor […]

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They’re Baaaaacckkk

August 24, 2014

College towns are great.  Just like Capistrano’s swallows, the UVa students are flocking into Charlottesville again this weekend for the fall school year.   The university continues to expand the size of its first year class … this year’s approximately 3,690 first year students represent 173 more 1st-year students than last year . For businesses and townspeople alike, the […]

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UVa Ranks Among Tops Again

September 16, 2013

It may be unseemly to boast about your own town’s university.  Does modesty discourage that? But why not boast?  Year after year the University of Virginia is consistently ranked among the top universities in the country, by a large number of polls and opinions.  Here’s another one.  This time US News and World Report has once […]

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Charlottesville’s JAG Law Center and School

July 16, 2013

As Realtors, a favorite part of our introductory tour of Charlottesville involves the military Judge Advocate General (JAG) program.  These military lawyers are unique in many ways, first being their dedication to a legal career in the military justice system.  They focus on areas such as civil law, international law, criminal litigation, rules of engagement and detention. But […]

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Historical Documents Made Public

June 13, 2013

Today the University of Virginia has announced its plans to make public many documents from our nation’s Founding Fathers.  In collaboration with the National Archives, UVa has gathered nearly 175,000 documents from presidents like Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe.  They’re now accessible to the public at the Founding Father’s site (links below) .   This marks the first time that the public […]

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Heritage Theatre Festival 2013 Season

June 13, 2013

Get out of the heat and start off the season with Annie Get Your Gun beginning June 27th at the Culbreth Threatre. For a complete list of shows and times please visit the Heritage Theatre website.

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Charlottesville Rivanna Trails Get Spring Cleaning

April 24, 2013

We’ve told you previously about the wonderful parks and trails of Charlottesville.  The Rivanna Trail system is a well-used feature for Charlottesville’s hiking and biking enthusiasts.  Miles of wide easy trails follow the Rivanna River, and the trails are enjoyed by folks of all ages and all abilities.  And one feature that we think is especially nice… […]

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Culpeper Physicians Join UVa Health System

April 16, 2013

One consistent attraction that draws people to relocate to the Charlottesville area… is our extensive medical/hospital community.  Our resources are vast, ranging from our two large medical center (University of Virginia Health System and Martha Jefferson Hospital), to smaller labs and diagnostic services.  It’s desirability is part of the reason that real estate properties tend to become more […]

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Charlottesville Fry’s Spring Neighborhood Details

April 6, 2013

A couple of years ago we featured the Fry’s Spring neighborhood of Charlottesville in a blog article.  The historic neighborhood is near the University of Virginia and its bungalow-style homes often command substantial prices because of their desirable proximity to UVa and downtown Charlottesville. As part of their ongoing series of articles featuring particular neighborhoods of […]

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Charlottesville’s Innovative Center For Open Science

March 9, 2013

Another “first” for Charlottesville:  In an age where ‘transparency’ is a buzzword for corrections of all types, it’s hard to believe that until now there was no place where scientific research is shared by multiple entities.  But now Charlottesville has the first Center for Open Science research facility. In an effort to protect researchers’ designs […]

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