Steve Gladis, director of the U.Va. School of Continuing
and Professional Studies' Northern Virginia Center, was recently
named executive director for programs for the Fairfax Chamber
Vice President for Research and Public Service Gene D. Block,
also the director of U.Va.'s Center for Biological Timing, has
been appointed to a four-year term on the Sleep Disorders Research
Advisory Board of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
The committee advises the institute and its advisory council,
as well as the director of the National Institutes of Health.
It provides advice on sleep disorders research. The board also
will make recommendations and develop a long-range plan for sleep
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has
awarded three faculty members of the McIntire Department of Music
its ASCAPlu$ Standard Awards. The cash awards, made by an independent
panel, went to lecturer Edmund Najera, professor Walter
B. Ross and assistant professor Alicyn Warren. According
to ASCAP, the awards are "based upon the unique prestige
value of each writer's catalog of original compositions as well
as recent performances of those works in areas not surveyed by
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