The sky’s the limit for Charlottesville Women in Tech, as the organization on Wednesday marked its fifth birthday with a celebration at Skybar. A crowd of more than 30 people gathered for refreshments and socializing. The organization offers resources, support and networking to women in the Charlottesville area who work in or are engaged in science, […]
University of Virginia is taking action with its “Delta Force.” The university has pledged to the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge, and the DOE on July 16 recognized UVa’s retrofitted Clark Hall. It’s the first of hundreds on buildings on Grounds that UVa plans to improve to reduce their carbon footprints. The university also […]
University of Virginia’s school colors might be navy blue and orange, but the campus has made strides to be a bit greener. Through incorporating some hybrid vehicles to its recycling and maintenance fleet, the university has become the first in the state to earn National Association of Fleet Administrators accreditation. XL, a company that works […]
RICHMOND — In what amounted to a legislative standoff, Virginia’s General Assembly adjourned 90 minutes into a special legislative session to address gun violence. The proposed bills are now stalled until after the November general election and will be studied through the State Crime Commission. Gov. Ralph Northam called for the special session in the […]
On this session of WTJU’s Soundboard, Charlotte and Elliott discuss the article they published about the Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board, how it was both prompted by the white supremacist rallies in 2017 and longer tensions and what victory looks like during the board’s first anniversary.
June 4 marked the one-year anniversary of the installation of the Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board. In contrast to the small basement room in City Hall that was the setting of a meeting a few weeks prior, the board members settled in on the dais in Council Chambers in front of a crowd of about […]
On this session of WTJU’s Soundboard, Charlotte, Emily, and Ali talk with WTJU intern Matt Villiott about the results of local primary elections and Albemarle County’s most recent commitments to redeveloping downtown Crozet and the Southwood Mobile Home Park.
On Friday, June 10, 2019, Charlottesville Tomorrow hosted a Coffee Conversation, “Moving from Me to We: Four Scales of Climate Action,” in partnership with VMDO Architects, UVA Sustainability Program and Charlottesville Climate Collaborative. Our speakers, Teri Kent (C3 Director of Programs and Communication), Jesse Warren (UVA Sustainability Program), and Michelle Amt (VMDO) discussed the attached […]
A crowd of over 50 gathered on the patio of Champion Brewing shortly after the primary election polls closed Tuesday. The skies were still blue, and results had yet to pour in for Virginia’s 57th District. The blue district, which represents Charlottesville and part of Albemarle County, had two women running in its Democratic primary. […]
Virginia is for…elections. In a state where there’s generally some type of election happening every year, 2019 is hefty, as all 140 seats in both houses of the General Assembly are up for grabs. Regionally, there are three seats opening on the Charlottesville City Council and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Other contested elections […]