Sept. 22-28, 2000
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Anita Jones to speak at Fall Convocation
Lemons may leave

Engineers awarded NSF grants in information technology
U.Va.'s new online finance system nearing completion
New center uses nurses' expertise

The true story of the Alderman map thief

In Memoriam
Writer's Eye competition opens Sept. 25
Hot Links - "ClarkCam"
Q&A - Turner's passion produces results for Arican-American students
Foreign TV programs offered on Grounds
Need CA$H?
Researcher to speak on DNA study of Jefferson descendants
Upstart Aussies troupe to perform in Charlottesville
After Hours - Berdel finds peace of mind and body through t'ai chi ch'uan
U.Va. among six centers studying heart disease in diabetics

Anita Jones to speak at Fall Convocation

This year's Fall Convocation speaker will be Anita Jones, University Professor and Lawrence R. Quarles Professor in Engineering, who also chairs the Virginia 2020 Science and Technology Planning Commission. The ceremony, to be held Oct. 13 on the Lawn at 2 p.m., opens Family Weekend and recognizes third-year students receiving intermediate honors.

In addition, President John T. Casteen III will confer U.Va.'s highest honor, the Thomas Jefferson Award, upon a member of the University community.

Family Weekend, from Oct. 13 to 15, comprises a variety of events, including a University forum led by Casteen, faculty lectures, social gatherings and other activities. See http://www.virginia.edu/~family

 


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