Sept. 8-14, 2000
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Project aims to preserve lessons taught by civil rights figures
Attaining the goal of a college education
Historic maps of Charlottesville online

Coin-fed foundation to promote exchanges between U.S., Iceland

Nursing student group serves Salvadorans and migrant workers
Miller Center awards scholars
Training commences for researchers whose work involves human subjects
Take Our Advice ... Beat the heat, with efficiency
Hot Links -- Guide to University and community
Crime Statistics
Jerusalem Trio to perform
Ryan ready to coach
Off the Shelf -- books by U.Va. faculty and staff
Student Activities Fair Day -- photo
TOP NEWS

Jeffrey Hopkins, professor of religious studies, editor. The Art of Peace: Nobel Peace Laureates Discuss Human Rights, Conflict and Reconciliation. Snow Lion Publications.

Edward L. Ayers, Hugh P. Kelly Professor of History, and Anne S. Rubin, project manager of the Valley project and associate at the Institute for Advanced Technologies. The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War (book and CD-ROM). W.W. Norton and Company.

Beowulf ReaderPeter Baker, professor of English. The Beowulf Reader: Basic Readings. Routledge.

A collection of essays reflecting the evolution of Beowulf scholarship over the past 25 years.

Richard Drayton, associate professor of history. Nature's Government: Science, British Imperialism, and the îImprovement' of the World. Yale University Press.

Nature's government shows how colonial expansion, from the Age of Alexander to the 20th century, led to more complex kinds of science, particularly botany, and how science was used to justify imperialism.

Glen Beamer, assistant professor of government and assistant professor of health evaluation sciences. Creative Politics: Taxes and Public Goods in a Federal System. University of Michigan Press.

Trinh Xuan Thuan, astronomy professor. Chaos and Harmony: Perspectives on Scientific Revolutions of the Twentieth Century. Oxford University Press.

A look at important scientific discoveries and intriguing new theories about chaos, gravity, strange attractors, fractals, symmetry, superstrings and the strangeness of atoms.


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