Nov. 5-11, 1999
Upcoming e-summit Nov. 12-13
e-summit conference to consider Jeffersonian principles in the Internet Age
U.Va. alumni leading the Internet revolution will fill panels at e-summit conference
Nobel Laureate Williams returns, challenges students to activism
Notable - awards and achievements of faculty and staff

Research reveals people overestimate slopes, heights

In Memoriam
Hot Links - interactive map
Commission holds retreat to consider needs for fine and performing arts
Sky-watchers converge at U.Va. observatories on "public" nights
Drake describes progress of search for extraterrestrial intelligence
Rent-a-Rower for outdoor chores

Awards and achievements of Faculty and Staff

  • William Zuk, professor emeritus in the School of Architecture, will lecture at MIT on Nov. 10. He will lecture on "Kinetic Design˛ in MIT's Department of Kinetic Design, which was formed based on a book Zuk wrote with Roger H. Clark, titled Kinetic Architecture.
  • Judith Shatin, chair of the McIntire Department of Music, had her composition "Kairos,˛ for flute and live electronics, performed at the International Computer Music Conference in Bejing in October. Dave Topper, technical director of U.Va.'s Virginia Center for Computer Music, gave a paper on his work with RT-Cmix at that conference.
  • The McIntire School of Commerce's master's degree program in Management Information Systems was recently ranked among the top 25 technology-oriented business master's programs in the country by Computerworld magazine. The 12-month program is designed for the professional who wants to complete a master's degree while remaining on the job.
  • The Department of Athletics recently presented Debbie Shiflett of the Registrar's Office with its Golden Key Award. Employees are nominated for this award who provide a multitude of "behind-the-scenes˛ services to the University. She also recently received the National Society Collegiate Scholars honorary award. Recipients of both awards are selected by students.


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