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In the Nation
UVa board to consider adding non-voting faculty member
The Daily Progress (2/19/15)
The Board of Visitors at the University of Virginia is considering adding a non-voting faculty member.
Virginia students learn about poultry industry at expo
The News Tribune (2/22/15)
As her group headed into the world's largest trade show for the poultry and egg industry, Leanne Womack wasn't expecting what she was about to see.
Virginia Tech rises in Peace Corps rankings
Augusta Free Press (2/23/15)
Virginia Tech ranks No. 11 among large schools in the Peace Corps’ rankings of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities across the country, according to ratings from the international service organization.
SI Live (2/20/15)
Students attend the annual Staten Island Black College Fair at McKee High School, sponsored by the Education Committee of the NAACP. The free program, which invites parents and students to visit representatives from more than 24 historically black colleges and universities, will take place again this year on March 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McKee. (Staten Island Advance/Hilton Flores)
NAFSA Announces 2015 Simon Awards
PR News (2/24/15)
Eight U.S. Universities and Colleges Recognized for Excellence in International Education
The Ever-Growing World of College Rankings
The Chronicle (2/27/15)
College rankings keep proliferating, but what do they really tell us?