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Criticon vs SRI

Sunday, March 11, 2007

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In December, SRI announced that they are opening a research facility in Rockingham’s technology park, creating 100 new jobs over a 10 year period, with an average annual compensation of $85,000. The Commonwealth (i.e. Governor Kaine, General Assembly, etc) decided to give SRI $22 million for choosing to set up shop in the Commonwealth instead […]

SI vs SRI

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

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I think there’s a bit of confusion over the “high tech firms” moving to (or expanding operations in) H’burg. I’ll admit it, I confused two companies, SRI (Stanford Research Institute), a college-based non-profit R&D company, and SI International, an IT firm that has contracts with the federal government. In case you made the same mistake […]

Diversifying Job Opportunities In Harrisonburg

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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This is the second installment in a Q&A series with Harrisonburg City Council candidates. hburgnews.com reader Chris writes: “In many cases JMU students are forced to leave Harrisonburg post-graduation because of a lack of jobs in their field. Because of this, the Harrisonburg community loses much talent that would be beneficial to our community. As […]

BC, BRCC, EMU and JMU Bridge-the-Valley

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

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Months of intensive collaboration and dozens of meetings, phone calls and e-mails have finally paid off – the students are here!  Last year,  BC, BRCC, EMU and JMU were awarded a 3 year, $1.5 million dollar National Science Foundation grant (with a possible extension to 5 years and $2.5 million) in an effort to improve […]

the future of IPv6 in Harrisonburg

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

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Another Q&A with City Council candidates: The project to bring IPv6 to Harrisonburg failed. Is having IPv6 connectivity in the city something worth pursuing? If so, what should Council do about it?

Council Candidates on Technology

Monday, October 27, 2008

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Continuing the Q&A series with City Council candidates: What is your vision for the technological future of the city? Should Council devote time, resources and money to attract the high tech industry here?

Council Candidates on Local Economy

Thursday, October 16, 2008

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This is part on the ongoing Q&A series with City Council candidates. We’ll be emailing candidates questions and posting answers periodically throughout the month of October. All responses are listed unedited, in the order in which they were received. What industries and areas (if any) should Council devote time, resources and money to in order […]

Meet the City Council Candidates

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

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A while back, we asked readers to help us formulate questions for Harrisonburg City Council candidates to answer. We compiled them, divided them into categories, and emailed all the candidates the first two questions about their qualifications. This is the first of many. We’ll be emailing candidates questions and posting answers periodically throughout the month […]

JMU gets share of bond money

Thursday, April 24, 2008

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Perhaps the biggest story out of General Assembly yesterday was the approval of a $1.5 billion bond bill for construction projects around the state. According to a release sent out from JMU this morning, “More than $167 million in capital projects were approved for JMU by the General Assembly with an additional $2.8 million approved […]

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