Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2000
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Darden ranks high
Blast damages building

Casteen discusses College, role of new A&S dean
Steinem: older and younger feminists need more dialogue
New liberal arts program in media studies launched at U.Va.

Guerrant leads U.Va. effort for better worldwide health

U.Va. center stresses patient comfort and dignity in the final stages of life
'Wielding the Red Pen'" Library presents censorship exhibit
Notable -- awards and achievements of faculty and staff
Hot Links -- IQ Health
New York artist Alex O'Neal to exhibit in Fayerweather Gallery
U.Va. employees show they care

Blast damages building

A mysterious Sunday afternoon explosion caused an estimated $250,000 damage to the Virginia Transportation Research Council building on Observatory Hill. There were no injuries, but the building was closed Monday and Tuesday as the cleanup and investigation continued, fire and safety officials reported.

The explosion apparently originated from a storage area adjacent to a lab used to test concrete. The blast triggered an alarm that alerted emergency authorities. Criminal wrongdoing was not suspected, University Police officials said.

U.Va. owns the building and leases it to the council.


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