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RC Students' Spring Break Dig Gets National Attention

March 15, 2011
Probably safe to assume that the spring break activities of most college students don't find their way into the pages of one of the nation's largest daily newspapers.

Winds Whip Kites at Festival

March 14, 2011
Strong winds lifted kites high into the air above Jack Dalton Park on Saturday during the Piedmont Kite Festival.

Palentologists Find Hoard of Fossils, even a whale's skeleton, near Va. Quarry

March 14, 2011

Hidden behind an old rock quarry south of Fredericksburg is a nondescript sandpit that opens a window on the world of 14 million years ago, a spot where dolphins frolicked and sharks hunted.


Some Great Museums Ready to Move

March 10, 2011

How can we make sure museums are recognized for all the good things they do for their communities? Kudos from the White House would be one great thing, wouldn't it?


University Pays Visit to NCI: George Mason Officials Like What They See

March 10, 2011
Two George Mason University officials who visited the New College Institute on Wednesday came away excited and energized about the institute's future.

 


County Hosts Prospective Teachers

March 8, 2011
Nineteen current or future educators got acquainted with the Henry County School System on Saturday.

Martinsville Man Forced to Evacuate Libya

March 8, 2011
He's a man known locally for founding the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville.

Martinsville Man Witnesses Violence in Libya

March 8, 2011

Noel Boaz says he's happy to be back safely in his office at the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville.


Boaz Tells of Fleeing from Libya

March 7, 2011
Noel Boaz decided it was time to leave Libya on Feb. 20, three days after the "Day of Rage" when anti-government protests erupted.

Scientist Tackles Climate Change

March 4, 2011
A Virginia Museum of Natural History scientist is involved in research that she thinks shows the Earth's climate is changing.

Scientist Tackles Climate Change

March 4, 2011
A Virginia Museum of Natural History scientist is involved in research that she thinks shows the Earth's climate is changing.

UF Researchers Begin Mission Friday to Study Gulf of Mexico Biodiversity

March 3, 2011
A group of 23 researchers led by University of Florida scientist Gustav Paulay will leave from St. Petersburg Friday on an expedition to survey the biodiversity of the Gulf of Mexico's ocean floor.

'Bownessie' Latest Lake Monster?

March 2, 2011
The latest entry in the lake monster sweepstakes is making a bid for glory -- but skeptics say the so-called "Bownessie" of Lake Windermere, England, could be a hoax.

Virginia Museum of Natural History Hosts Distinguished Lecture, School and Teacher Workshops

March 2, 2011
The Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville hosted a lecture by Oceanographer Dr. James Cowen titled "Life Deep Beneath the Ocean: The Most Remote Biosphere on Earth" on Friday, February 25 at the museum.

Virginia Museum of Natural History Curator Claims Evidence of Global Warming

March 2, 2011

Dr. Judy Winston is the Curator at the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville, and says her research helps prove global warming.

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