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Role Models May Provide ‘Social Vaccine’
April 1, 2011

New studies by social psychologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggest that academic contact with women who have succeeded in science, math and engineering can enhance positive attitudes and…

Sensor Nanotechnology Simplifies Disease Detection
April 1, 2011

Researchers at Stony Brook University have recently developed a new sensor nanotechnology that could revolutionize personalized medicine…

Warning System May Alleviate Crashes At Intersections
April 1, 2011

UW-Madison transportation-safety engineers are testing a system on a northern Wisconsin highway that could help reduce crashes at rural intersections across the country.

2rw’s EnergyVibe Program Promotes Energy Awareness
March 31, 2011

EnergyVibe™ is 2rw’s customizable, cross-media energy awareness program that empowers individuals to achieve energy and water efficiency in their communities.

'Driving Healthy' Resource Network Created
March 31, 2011

Researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute in the Center for Truck and Bus Safety have created the “Driving Healthy” resource network…

Free Online Calculator For Arch Length & Radius
March 31, 2011

Radius Track Corporation, the leading provider of curved structural framing and 3D modeling for curved surfaces, has introduced a free new online tool to …

Waynesboro New Destination for High-tech Firm
March 30, 2011

The City of Waynesboro, Va. will be the destination for a new $1.5 million project by electronics manufacturing services firm …

Design Solution Allows Sub Repairs To Begin On Time
March 30, 2011

USS West Virginia (SSBN 736) arrived on time for a scheduled repair availability at Norfolk Naval Shipyard March 11…

Role of Fashion in Thermal Comfort Studied by ASHRAE
March 30, 2011

The role of international fashions in determining how cool or hot we are is being studied by ASHRAE.

Regional Business Conference Announced
March 29, 2011

Henrico County has announced that its annual regional business conference for small, women- and minority-owned business representatives will be held …

Virginia Department of Transportation Seeks Expressions of Interest
March 29, 2011

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking expressions of interest from consulting engineering firms who wish to be considered …

Library of Virginia Issues Request for Proposals
March 29, 2011

The Library of Virginia, located in Richmond, Va., has issued a request for proposals, RFP #LVA-94100-11, for …

County of Henrico Issues Proposal Requests
March 29, 2011

The County of Henrico, Virginia has issued requests for proposals for Annual Engineering Services …

2012 Survey Ranks Virginia Tech's College of Engineering
March 28, 2011

Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering continues to climb higher among the nation’s 25 best engineering schools for graduate studies, according to “U.S. News and World Report’s” America’s Best Graduate Schools 2012 survey.

Study Reveals Firms Lack Diversity
March 28, 2011

The A/E/P and environmental consulting industry remains mostly white and male dominated due to a set of reasons ranging from archaic hiring practices to fewer minorities seeking careers in the field…

Virginia Union University Issues RFP
March 28, 2011

Virginia Union University (VUU), located in Richmond, Va., has issued a notice of request for proposals for A/E services …

NASA Opens New Virginia Facility
March 28, 2011

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced the opening of a new facility located …

100th Anniversary of the Deadly Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
March 25, 2011

In the late afternoon of Saturday, March 25th, 1911, a fire broke out in Manhattan’s Triangle Shirtwaist Company.

Virginia Factories Release Fewer Toxic Chemicals
March 25, 2011

According to a recent report from the state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Virginia’s power plants …

Modea Announces Expansion Plans
March 24, 2011

Blacksburg, Va.-based Modea Insurance Agency has announced an ambitions $10 million …

Refinery Project Planned for Pittsylvania County
March 24, 2011

Piedmont BioProducts has announced plans to build a refinery that would convert a diverse variety …

Belgium Firm Buys Norfolk Ford Plant
March 23, 2011

Katoan Natie NV, a Belgian logistics firm, has announced the purchase of the former Ford plant …

Tyson Announces Sale of Harrisonburg Poultry Complex
March 23, 2011

Tyson Foods has announced the pending sale of its Harrisonburg poultry complex …

AIA Adds New Documents to Documents-on-Demand
March 23, 2011

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced that it has added 13 documents to AIA Documents-on-Demand™…


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