Sept. 1-7, 2000
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Arts & Sciences dean to step down next year
Don't be afraid to speak up
Local charities receive first surplus computer donations

Laptops donated for student use

Use proper form
Since U Asked ... Why were trees cut down in front of Peabody?
Center for South Asian Studies awarded new funds
Historian named to Polish studies chair
Tour, or tour with, the Bayly Art Museum
Notable -- awards and achievements of faculty and staff
Programs aid employees in work and life skills
Hot Links -- Consumer health page
Nondiscrimination Policy: A Reminder
See art faculty's annual exhibit
Give us your feedback -- IUVA reader's survey
Favorite daughter earns Faculty/Staff Scholarship
Profile of entering class
TOP NEWS

Architecture professor W.G. Clark and associate professor Charles Menefee are featured in a monograph of their architectural design work. The book, Clark and Menefee, was written by Richard Jensen, assistant professor of architecture at Syracuse University.

Assistant professor of music Kyra D. Gaunt has received a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship that will allow her to complete a manuscript tentatively titled, Learning to Be Some Body: Girls Games, Musical Blackness and an Ethnomusicologist in the Making (under contract with New York University Press). She will be on educational leave as a visiting scholar in the Performance Studies Program at New York University during the 2000-01 academic year.

William H. Fishback Jr., a retired special adviser to President Casteen and current lecturer in the English department, has been elected to the Washington & Lee University Board of Trustees. Fishback is a 1956 graduate of Washington & Lee, and was U.Va.'s top media relations officer for 25 years. He also serves on the founding boards of the Center for Governmental Studies and the Sorenson Institute for Political Leadership, both at U.Va.

Gov. Jim Gilmore appointed Joe Gieck, director of sports medicine, to the state's Board of Physical Therapy. The board assists the Board of Medicine in the qualification, examination, licensure and regulation of physical therapists and physical therapy assistants.

Stanley Trent, associate professor of curriculum, instruction and special education in the Curry School, is Alpha Phi sorority's 2000-01 National Professor of the Year. Nominated by U.Va. students Janna Glover and Melissa Neuner, Trent will receive a plaque and a cash award.

The University of Virginia Police Department has received two national and one state award for its efforts in traffic and pedestrian safety. The department received a special Judges Award for bicycle and pedestrian safety from the International Association of Chiefs of Police, through the organization's "Chiefs' Challenge" program. The U.Va. Police also won a third-place award in its category for its overall performance in the national Chiefs' Challenge, and a second-place award in the state of Virginia's Chiefs' Challenge. The awards recognize many efforts, including a pilot bicycle safety program that started last year; work to improve sidewalks and sidewalk lighting; the Escort Service; improved signage and control of bike routes; and safety seminars, brochures and posters.


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