Study: whooping cough shot curbs illness, not spread

...thought that people only spread the disease when they had coughs and other symptoms, said Dr. Erik Hewlett, a University of Virginia whooping cough researcher who was not involved in the FDA study but has collaborated with Merkel.Health officials...

Mary Burton

...Virginia. She attended the College of William and Mary and received a Bachelors Degree in Education from the University of Virginia at Wise. She also earned a Masters Degree in Psychology from Northern Colorado University. Prior to succumbing...

Ruth Patrick, legendary SC ecologist, dies at 105

...Hartsville, S.C. She received a master's degree in 1931 and a Ph.D. in botany in 1934, both from the University of Virginia.Patrick was married to the late Charles Hodge IV and the late Lewis Van Dusen. She is survived by a son, Charles...

NFL brings rule on mandatory pads back

...D in mechanical and aerospace engineering, and deputy director for the Center for Applied Biomechanics at the University of Virginia, was charged by the NFL to independently evaluate pads for potential use in games.Kent studied about six dozen...

Former NFL quarterback David Rivers part of Blanchard and Calhoun team

...teenager, relocating when his father got a job at E-Z-Go. He went to Lakeside High School and then to the University of Virginia in 1996. Frustrated with his football playing time at Virginia, he transferred to quarterback Western Carolina...

Employers look to cut back on spousal coverage

...health care. The university's health plan covers about 20,000 people.McGregor McCance, a spokesman for the University of Virginia, said that the university "wants to take steps today that can help it provide good benefits in the future but...

Don't give up the struggle

...survive. He spent another five days in the hospital.Then there's the case of Elizabeth Daly.The underaged University of Virginia student went to a Charlottesville, Va., store with a couple sorority sisters, and when they came out they...

Augusta orphan found fame in Washington then vanished

...South. He attended St. James Methodist on Greene Street and studied at nearby Houghton.He left Augusta for the University of Virginia, then went into law. He married Rose Douglas, of Sylvania, Ga., served in the Spanish American War, moved...


...Cup for student eights, Harvard University emerged victorious in the all-American quarterfinal against the University of Virginia by 1 2/3 lengths to move into the semifinals against Newcastle University.


...Penker, of Aachen University in Germany, who topped Adam Neill from Brentwood College School, Canada.The University of Virginia also cruised to a win over Eton College, England, in a heat of the Temple Cup for student eights.