University of Virginia http://wvtf.org en Virginia 529 College Savings Plan http://wvtf.org/post/virginia-529-college-savings-plan <p></p><p>While parents look for more affordable ways to send their kids to college, many are seeking information about the Virginia 529 College Savings Plan. A&nbsp; new briefing by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission suggests that the state’s Plan may be one of the most viable and sustainable options.</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:26:56 +0000 Tommie McNeil 24482 at http://wvtf.org Virginia 529 College Savings Plan UVA Hoping for a World Series Win and a Place in the History Books http://wvtf.org/post/uva-hoping-world-series-win-and-place-history-books <div><p>It will be a winner-take-all at the College World Series tonight in Omaha.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Virginia Cavaliers forced the deciding game last night with a 7-2 victory&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">over Vanderbilt.&nbsp;&nbsp;Tonight’s game starts at 8 PM and will be shown on ESPN. A</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Virginia victory tonight would be historic for the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">university and the Atlantic Coast Conference. &nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:01:37 +0000 Greg Echlin 23380 at http://wvtf.org UVA Hoping for a World Series Win and a Place in the History Books UVA Fans Are No Strangers to Omaha http://wvtf.org/post/uva-fans-are-no-strangers-omaha <p>The University of Virginia baseball team has its back against the wall at the College World Series in Omaha. Vanderbilt took Game One in the best-of-3 championship series, 9-8. UVA’s trips to Omaha are drawing repeat visitors with hopes of seeing the Cavaliers go all the way... &nbsp;</p><p></p><p>It isn’t just for baseball.&nbsp; Don Luttrell and his wife, Linda, from Zion Crossroads followed the men’s basketball team to Omaha two years ago.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:19:51 +0000 Greg Echlin 23312 at http://wvtf.org UVA Fans Are No Strangers to Omaha "Room of Errors" Saves Lives http://wvtf.org/post/room-errors-saves-lives <p>Modern medicine can be complicated - relying on high-tech procedures and multiple medications, so it’s no surprise that medical mistakes occur.&nbsp; One study estimates they lead to 400,000 preventable deaths a year and ten times as many serious injuries.&nbsp; To attack that problem, the University of Virginia Medical Center has launched a pilot program called “The Room of Errors.” &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:47:13 +0000 Sandy Hausman 22255 at http://wvtf.org "Room of Errors" Saves Lives Dual Enrollment Benefits http://wvtf.org/post/dual-enrollment-benefits <p>Virginia's junior U.S. Senator is backing a federal dual-enrollment bill that would enable more students to attend high school while earning college credits.</p><p>Senator Tim Kaine says his family saved money through a dual enrollment program—and similar initiatives nationally could help put more students through college.</p><p></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Tommie McNeil 21843 at http://wvtf.org Dual Enrollment Benefits