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Business leaders call for collaboration, strategy to support early childhood education

RICHMOND — A coalition of Virginia business executives is concerned that a “patchwork quilt” of early childhood programs isn’t effectively preparing the commonwealth’s future workforce.   “Virginia has yet to adopt the guiding vision and the viable framework needed to get the job done,” said Gary Thomson, the Mid-Atlantic regional managing partner for the public […]

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Governor visits Focused Ultrasound Foundation

Gov. Ralph Northam visited the Focused Ultrasound Foundation on June 5 to discuss the impact of the state’s investment in this innovative technology. Dr. Neal Kassell, founder and chairman of the foundation, gave a presentation about the evolution of focused ultrasound. Foundation Board members, health industry leaders, foundation supporters and media representatives were also in […]

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‘Driverless Future’ forum brings transportation experts, governor to UVa

The University of Virginia, the city of Charlottesville and the Virginia Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence held an all-day public forum Saturday on the implications of autonomous vehicles for Charlottesville and other small cities. The event also gave many people a chance to take their first ride in a self-driving car. “The Driverless Future: Asking […]

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UVa event aims to kickstart planning for Charlottesville’s “Driverless Future”

The University of Virginia will host Gov. Terry McAuliffe and numerous transportation experts on Sept. 30 for a discussion about how autonomous vehicles will transform Charlottesville and other small and mid-sized cities. “The Driverless Future: Asking the Big Questions” is being organized by UVa, Charlottesville and the new Virginia Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence. “I […]

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Governor joins local students, entrepreneurs for discussion of “unknowable future”

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and several young social entrepreneurs spoke to local students on Thursday at the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Youth Summit, a student-organized event that focused on empowering young people to start businesses and take on societal problems. The Youth Summit brought about 850 students from public and private high schools in Charlottesville and […]