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25-Feb-2019 3:55 PM EST
Academy for Eating Disorders Announces 2019 Class of Fellows
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

Academy for Eating Disorders Announces 2019 Class of Fellows

25-Feb-2019 3:40 PM EST
The Treatment Plenary at the International Conference on Eating Disorders to Address the Evidence for Short-Term Treatments for Eating Disorders
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

The Treatment Plenary at the International Conference on Eating Disorders to address the evidence for short-term treatments for eating disorders

Released: 5-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST
Hearings Highlight Vaccine Access, Knowledge, Policy Gaps
Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

With evidence that the number of measles cases and outbreaks this year is already well on track to exceed last year’s numbers, today’s Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing is drawing urgent attention to a central tenet of public health: vaccines save lives.

Newswise: SURA Releases Jefferson Lab Economic Impact Study
Released: 4-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST
SURA Releases Jefferson Lab Economic Impact Study
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

A new study commissioned by the Southeastern Universities Research Association on the local, state and nationwide impacts of the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has found that the laboratory generated $556.9 million in output and provided labor income for 3,448 workers nationwide last year.

25-Feb-2019 3:55 PM EST
ICED Sociocultural Plenary to Address Eating Disorders in the LGBTQ+ Community
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

ICED Sociocultural Plenary to address eating disorders in the LGBTQ+ community

Newswise: ‘We Use Every Second of Our Day’: 3 Stories of International Women at UVA Darden
Released: 28-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
‘We Use Every Second of Our Day’: 3 Stories of International Women at UVA Darden
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The MBA student body at Darden is composed of roughly 39 percent women, and about one-third of the class was born outside of the United States. As International Women’s Day approaches on 8 March, The Darden Report presents the stories of three such women who chose to earn their MBA at the School.

Newswise: Former Israeli Ambassador Explains Role of ‘Hydro-Diplomacy’ in Middle East at UVA Darden
Released: 28-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
Former Israeli Ambassador Explains Role of ‘Hydro-Diplomacy’ in Middle East at UVA Darden
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Delivering a keynote address at Darden at the World Water Events organized by UVA’s Global Water Initiative, Ram Aviram, the former Israeli ambassador to Greece and chief of staff for former President Shimon Peres, detailed the efforts to negotiate water rights in the politically tumultuous Jordan River Basin.

Released: 28-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST
EIC Center at Jefferson Lab Announces Funding Opportunities
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

The Electron-Ion Collider Center at Jefferson Lab is now accepting research proposals for its fellowship and visitors programs.

Newswise: Facial Recognition Software to Identify Civil War Soldiers
Released: 27-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
Facial Recognition Software to Identify Civil War Soldiers
Virginia Tech

Photo Sleuth may uncover the mysteries of the nearly 4 million photographs of Civil War-era images.

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26-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST
Oldest Frog Relative Found in North America 
Virginia Tech

A team of paleontologists led by Virginia Tech’s Michelle Stocker and Sterling Nesbitt of the Department of Geosciences have identified fossil fragments of what are thought to be the oldest known frogs in North America.

Newswise: The Rise of Artificially Intelligent Agents: AI’s Growing Effect on the Economy, Part 1
Released: 26-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
The Rise of Artificially Intelligent Agents: AI’s Growing Effect on the Economy, Part 1
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Prominent tech leaders have been sounding the alarm about the potential dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) for quite some time. Tesla’s Elon Musk, a vocal proponent of AI safeguards, views the technology as the “biggest risk we face as a civilization."

Released: 26-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
New Study Reveals that Night and Weekend Births Have Substantially Higher Risk of Delivery Complications
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

As if expecting mothers didn’t have enough to worry about, a new study published in Risk Analysis: An International Journal found that the quantity of delivery complications in hospitals are substantially higher during nights, weekends and holidays, and in teaching hospitals.

25-Feb-2019 3:45 PM EST
2019 International Conference on Eating Disorders, March 14-16, 2019 in New York, NY
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

The Academy for Eating Disorders announces its annual International Conference on Eating Disorders, taking place March 14 - 16, 2019 in New York, NY

Newswise: UVA Expanding Telehealth To Better Treat Diabetes, Heart Disease
Released: 26-Feb-2019 8:30 AM EST
UVA Expanding Telehealth To Better Treat Diabetes, Heart Disease
University of Virginia Health System

The University of Virginia Health System is expanding its telehealth capacity to help patients across Virginia better prevent or manage chronic conditions that include diabetes, prediabetes and heart disease. Through the UVA Center for Telehealth, UVA will expand or pilot several initiatives to battle chronic diseases, including remote monitoring for patients with diabetes, screenings for patients with diabetic eye disease, cardiac rehabilitation programs for heart failure patients and streamlined access to specialists.

Released: 25-Feb-2019 3:45 PM EST
AED Announces 2019 ICED Awards and Honorees
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

AED Announces 2019 ICED Awards and Honorees

Newswise: Stop Being ‘Data-Driven’ and Focus on ‘Human-Centered Inputs,’ Being Data-Informed
Released: 25-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
Stop Being ‘Data-Driven’ and Focus on ‘Human-Centered Inputs,’ Being Data-Informed
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

UVA Darden appeared on Carlos Escalante Trevino’s (MBA ’17) radar after the prospective MBA student took an online design thinking course with Darden Professor Jeanne Liedtka. Now manager at Market Gravity, Trevino returned to Darden to speak about balancing human-centered inputs alongside quantitative data.

Released: 25-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
Society for Risk Analysis Inducts Richard Wilson to the Pantheon of Risk Analysis
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) inducted Richard “Dick” Wilson to the Pantheon of Risk Analysis. The Pantheon, established in 2008, recognizes luminaries and visionaries in risk analysis and serves to illustrate how the field contributes to the advancement of knowledge and public good.

Newswise: UVA Discovers How to Make Immune Cells Better Cancer Killers
Released: 25-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
UVA Discovers How to Make Immune Cells Better Cancer Killers
University of Virginia Health System

Scientists have discovered a defect in immune cells known as “killer T cells” that explains their inability to destroy cancer tumors. The researchers believe that repairing this defect could make the cells much better cancer killers.

Released: 23-Feb-2019 6:05 AM EST
Peter Frampton diagnosed with rare muscle disease inclusion body myositis
Myositis Association

Legendary guitarist Peter Frampton announced Saturday that he has a rare, debilitating muscle disease called inclusion body myositis.

Newswise: Ashley Williams Named CEO and CLO of UVA Darden Executive Education and Lifelong Learning
Released: 21-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
Ashley Williams Named CEO and CLO of UVA Darden Executive Education and Lifelong Learning
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Darden School Foundation announced today that Ashley Williams has been selected as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Learning Officer of UVA Darden Executive Education, Lifelong Learning and Non-Degree Programs. Williams will assume her new role at Darden April 1.

Released: 21-Feb-2019 8:50 AM EST
District Court Acts on Evidence Countering Military HIV Policy
Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

A District Court injunction preventing the military discharge of two Air Force members living with HIV was responsive to medical evidence and reflected important recognition of advances in treatment for HIV, as well as of the abilities of people with the virus to enjoy productive healthy lives.

Newswise: Correlated Nucleons May Solve 35-Year-Old Mystery
19-Feb-2019 9:15 AM EST
Correlated Nucleons May Solve 35-Year-Old Mystery
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

A careful re-analysis of data taken at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has revealed a possible link between correlated protons and neutrons in the nucleus and a 35-year-old mystery. The data have led to the extraction of a universal function that describes the EMC Effect, the once-shocking discovery that quarks inside nuclei have lower average momenta than predicted, and supports an explanation for the effect. The study has been published in the journal Nature.

Newswise: Heritage Meets Modernity: UVA Darden Students Find Balance in Course to Dubai, Bahrain
Released: 20-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Heritage Meets Modernity: UVA Darden Students Find Balance in Course to Dubai, Bahrain
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

“Honoring the Traditions of the Past While Confronting the Challenges of the Future” — the name of a new Darden global course — aptly describes the inaugural Darden Worldwide Course to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain.

Newswise: Talking Ourselves Into It: How We Rationalize Bad Choices
Released: 20-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Talking Ourselves Into It: How We Rationalize Bad Choices
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

When a reward is tempting enough, people will break their own moral codes to gain the desired prize. Afterward, they’ll tell you exactly how they were justified.

Newswise: New Surgical Technique Improves Fixation and Minimizes Complications in Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Released: 20-Feb-2019 12:05 AM EST
New Surgical Technique Improves Fixation and Minimizes Complications in Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Shoulder Innovations

New medical evidence shows improved mechanical fixation with a novel inset shoulder implant that minimizes surgical complications and may increase the longevity of artificial shoulder replacements. This new study in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery demonstrates, for the first time, successful long-term results with a promising new technology that is gaining attention of shoulder surgeons.

Newswise: New Project Seeks Enhanced Lung Disease Care in Appalachia
Released: 18-Feb-2019 7:05 AM EST
New Project Seeks Enhanced Lung Disease Care in Appalachia
University of Virginia Health System

A new program will use telehealth to bring together a University of Virginia Health System team with primary care providers in the Appalachian region of Virginia to improve lung disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment. UVA will partner with Stone Mountain Health Services and The Health Wagon – which serve patients in Wise, Russell, Dickenson, Washington, Buchanan, Lee, Smyth, and Russell counties – with the support of a $10,000 National Science Foundation Grant.

Newswise: Does Anyone Win in a US-China Trade War?
Released: 15-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
Does Anyone Win in a US-China Trade War?
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

A looming 1 March deadline to prevent another round of escalating tariffs between the United States and China is more fraught than typical trade disputes. If that wasn’t already clear to observers, U.S. President Donald Trump made it abundantly so during his State of the Union address on 5 February.

Newswise: Digital Learning and Values-Driven Leadership: Why it Works
Released: 13-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
Digital Learning and Values-Driven Leadership: Why it Works
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The core idea behind Mary Gentile's "Giving Voice to Values" (GVV) approach is that rather than treating ethics as an entirely cognitive problem — it can be more impactful to provide opportunities for individuals to literally pre-script, rehearse and peer coach effective ways to enact values-based positions.

Newswise: Effective Management: Know-How vs. Leadership
Released: 13-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
Effective Management: Know-How vs. Leadership
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

During the dot-com bubble of the 1990s, companies skyrocketed their valuations simply by adding “dot-com” to their stock tickers. The trend is not just a cautionary tale for investors: It highlights how in the age of digital disruption every company is becoming a technology business.

Newswise: 10 Years Greener: UVA Darden Sustainability Plan Delivers Uniquely Darden Success Story
Released: 13-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
10 Years Greener: UVA Darden Sustainability Plan Delivers Uniquely Darden Success Story
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

In late 2018, roughly 65,000 solar energy panels amassed across 160 acres in rural Eastern Virginia came online, producing enough electricity to power a significant portion of the University of Virginia and allowing Darden to make good on its goal to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2020.

Released: 13-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST
Society of Toxicology 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo Features Latest in Toxicological Research and Technology
Society of Toxicology

Taking place, March 10–14, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland, the meeting's scientific program represents the breadth and depth of the toxicological field and includes more than 100 Featured Sessions, Scientific Sessions, and Continuing Education courses and more than 2,100 individual presentations.

Newswise: Get the Latest on UVA’s Artificial Pancreas With Testing Nearly Complete
Released: 12-Feb-2019 7:05 AM EST
Get the Latest on UVA’s Artificial Pancreas With Testing Nearly Complete
University of Virginia Health System

A University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher will provide updates on a UVA-developed artificial pancreas – including early results from a nationwide clinical trial – during a presentation at the AAAS Annual Meeting. The presentation from Boris Kovatchev, PhD, director of the UVA Center for Diabetes Technology, is scheduled for 1:30-2 p.m. Feb. 15.

Released: 11-Feb-2019 4:55 PM EST
Predicting Drug Safety; Integrating Mechanistic Data in Assessment of Carcinogens; All-Trans Retinoic Acid and Fetal Testicular Development; and More Featured in February 2019 Toxicological Sciences
Society of Toxicology

Papers on developmental Nrf2 regulation by AHR in zebrafish; in vitro mechanistic assays and drug hepatotoxicity; and concentrated ambient particles and TRPA1 are featured in latest issue of Toxicological Sciences.

Newswise: Insights Into Improving the Practice of Supply-Chain Public-Private Partnerships
Released: 11-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Insights Into Improving the Practice of Supply-Chain Public-Private Partnerships
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The sourcing, manufacturing and logistics within corporate supply chains can benefit from partnerships with governments and nonprofit organizations. These joint endeavors support a range of social and business objectives by employing the expertise and assets of multiple sectors.

Released: 8-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Risk Analysis Releases Special Issue on the Social Science of Automated Driving
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

Risk Analysis, An International Journal has published a special issue, “Social Science of Automated Driving,” which features several articles examining the human side of automated driving, focusing on questions about morality, the role of feeling, trust and risk perceptions.

Newswise: Flour-Powered B Corp CEO Shares How Values Create Value at UVA Darden Net Impact Week
Released: 8-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
Flour-Powered B Corp CEO Shares How Values Create Value at UVA Darden Net Impact Week
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

King Arthur Flour enjoys cult-like devotion from serious bakers, who are willing to pay a premium for a product whose high protein content and quality specifications are valued for superior cakes, cookies and bread.

Newswise: UVA Darden Ideas to Action Presents New, Expanded Platform for Thought Leadership
Released: 8-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
UVA Darden Ideas to Action Presents New, Expanded Platform for Thought Leadership
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

A powerful resource for individuals seeking actionable insights into the leading edge of business practice is now available from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business: the newly enhanced thought leadership platform Darden Ideas to Action.

Newswise: Considering Fed Action in 'Messy' Times
Released: 8-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
Considering Fed Action in 'Messy' Times
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

As January draws to a close, the U.S economy finds itself in uncharted territory, with conventional measures of strength such as the low unemployment with a topsy-turvy stock market, the longest-ever U.S. government shutdown and a U.S. president openly pillorying actions of the Federal Reserve Board.

Newswise: Safe to use hands-free devices in the car? Yes, according to research
Released: 8-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
Safe to use hands-free devices in the car? Yes, according to research
Virginia Tech

New research from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) suggests that drivers who use hands-free electronic devices, as opposed to handheld ones, are less likely to get into a crash.

Newswise: AI and the Future of Work
Released: 7-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
AI and the Future of Work
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Imagine an observer from another galaxy descends to Earth and sees entities called humans and entities called machines interacting with each other. How would the observer answer the question “Which entity controls the other?”

Newswise: A Darden Scholarship, an Online Course and a ‘Dream Come True’
Released: 7-Feb-2019 1:10 PM EST
A Darden Scholarship, an Online Course and a ‘Dream Come True’
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Selam Kairu lives in Nairobi, Kenya, but she credits a lot of her business’s growth to lessons learned from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, approximately 7,600 miles away.

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VIDEO
6-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
Liberal Sprinkling of Salt Discovered Around a Young Star
National Radio Astronomy Observatory

New ALMA observations show there is ordinary table salt in a not-so-ordinary location: 1,500 light-years from Earth in the disk surrounding a massive young star.


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