Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 1999
U.Va. to host public forum with alumni about the future of the Internet age
Former dean Raymond J. Nelson receives U.Va.'s Thomas Jefferson Award
U.Va.'s foster families fill the breach for children in need

Conference explores ways to internationalize universities

Winston, Weaver 'rapt' up Film Festival
Sigourney Weaver on motherhood and other roles
Sharing digital resources to help teachers use technology in class
Hot Links - President's Office
Film, panelists explore 'digital divide' in computer access
After Hours - arborist Jerry Brown
U.Va. well on its way to ringing in the Year 2000 without a systems glitch
Off the Shelf - recently published books
Digital prints on display Nov. 1-29
CEO of Pew Trusts to give talk Nov. 3

Off the Shelf
Recently Published Books by U.Va. Faculty and Staff

Henry J. Abraham, James Hart Professor Emeritus of Government and Foreign Affairs. Justices, Presidents, and Senators: Appointments to the Supreme Court from Washington to Clinton. Rowman & Littlefield.

Warren Boeschenstein, professor of architecture. Historic American Towns Along the Atlantic Coast. Johns Hopkins. Bypassed by the transportation and industrial revolutions, the towns depicted in this book have become landmarks because of their natural settings and cultural legacies.

Gordon Braden, John C. Coleman Professor of English. Petrarchan Love and the Continental Renaissance. Yale. A close examination of Petrarch's treatment of love for an impossible object of desire, a theme that captivated people throughout Europe for centuries

Julian W. Connolly, professor of Slavic languages and literature, editor. Nabokov and His Fiction: New Perspectives. Cambridge.

Kathleen Fletcher, director of geriatric services for the U.Va. Health System. Management Guidelines for Gerontological Nurse Practitioners. FA Davis Company.

P. Jeffrey Hopkins, religious studies professor. The Tantric Distinction: A Buddhist's Reflections on Compassion and Emptiness (revised edition). Wisdom Publications.

David C. Jordan, professor of international relations and comparative government. Drug Politics: Dirty Money and Democracies. University of Oklahoma.

William B. McAllister, lecturer in history and faculty consultant at the Teaching Resource Center. Drug Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century. Routledge.

Sidney M. Milikis, professor of government and senior scholar at the Miller Center of Public Affairs. Political Parties and American Democracy. Johns Hopkins.

Jonathan Moreno, Kornfield Professor of Biomedical Ethics and director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics. Undue Risk: Secret State Experiments on Humans from the Second World War to Iraq and Beyond. W.H. Freeman & Co.

Robert C. Pianta, professor of Curry School Programs in Clinical and School Psychology. Enhancing Relationships Between Children and Teachers. American Psychological Association. A look at how school policies influence the child-teacher relationship and other classroom relationships.

Larry J. Sabato, Robert Kent Gooch Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs. Virginia Votes 1995-1998. Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

H.L. Seneviratne, professor of anthropology. The Work of Kings: The New Buddhism in Sri Lanka. University of Chicago. A look at the turbulent modern history of the Sri Lankan Buddhist Monkhood and its effects upon contemporary society.

Dariusz Tolczyk, assistant professor of Slavic languages and literatures. See No Evil: Literary Cover-Ups and Discoveries of the Soviet Camp Experience. Yale.

G. Edward White, John B. Minor Professor of Law and History. Oliver Wendell Holmes: Sage of the Supreme Court. Oxford (Young Adult Library).

Ian Stevenson, Carlson Professor of Psychiatry and director of the Division of Personality Studies, is the subject of Old Souls: The Scientific Evidence for Past Lives, by Washington Post journalist Tom Shroder. Simon & Schuster. The book looks at Stevenson's work over nearly 40 years investigating claims of small children who spontaneously reported memories of prior existences.


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