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Gujanicic, a finance major, has played in 119 games and started in 40 contests during his 4-year career with the Patriots. He was the Patriot nominee for the NABC Allstate Good Works Team in 2014. This is a prestigious community service award that recognizes student-athletes who are committed to enriching [...]
Student Group Volunteers to Help Those in Need by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Mar 25th 2016
The group made 25 blankets that were distributed through a partnership with Mobile Hope to families and 17-24 year olds in need. Mobile Hope helps those who are precariously housed, homeless and at risk, offering services that include helping find employment, housing, or transportation for someone who [...]
Shuffling May Be Best Cybersecurity Defense by Mary Crowson -- Mar 22nd 2016
Denial-of-service attacks, which work by overwhelming a target system thereby forcing it to shut down and deny service to legitimate users, are increasing in severity as assault methods become more sophisticated and attackers’ goals more sinister. These types of attacks hit a record high in 2015 increasing [...]
“The states that are examining these ventures from a regulatory standpoint have a legitimate interest in protecting their citizens,” Esherick said. “But I’m guessing they are just as interested in the potential revenue for their budgets if fantasy sports businesses have to pay a gambling fee [...]
“Much like the U.S., our government values accessibility,” says Jyan. “We share our data with the public, allowing others to gather information critical to their interests. Our country encourages open lines of communication between government and citizens; we want people to be actively engaged [...]
On February 25, 2016, School of Business students Reid Foster, Chun (Justin) Lau, Anh Viet Duy (Tom) Nguyen, and Juwariah Shareef presented their “hold” recommendation for Virginia owned Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE) in front of a panel of judges and others as finalists in this year’s CFA Virginia [...]
Keskincelik wasn’t looking for an internship when she and seven other accounting honors students visited the SEC with School of Business accounting professor Karen Kitching in late September. But the energy in the office and, as Keskincelik said, “the opportunity to learn there firsthand,” inspired [...]
“I’ve been working in higher education for 15 years, and what I was seeing with student loans was destroying a lot of higher education,” Smeby said. “In society, there are a lot of issues with economic disparity. Part of solving that is making sure higher education is accessible to everyone [...]
An early arrival to the Provost’s Multidisciplinary Security Symposium, the first step in the Provost’s $500,000 competition, allowed Nirup Menon, associate professor of information systems and operations management, to claim prime real estate outside of the meeting room’s main door to display [...]