Oct. 20-26, 2000
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Alumnus Halsey Minor gives $25 million to Arts & Sciences
Displaced club strives to provide same functions for faculty
Demand for information technology booming

David Gies honored with Thomas Jefferson Award

Free trolley between U.Va. an downtown launched
Connecting town-gown communities with technology
Equity for women in medicine lagging
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Dog photographer coming to U.Va.
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William Wegman with one of his Weimeraners

Dog photographer coming to U.Va.

From fairy tales to fashion, in photographs and film, William Wegman's talented Weimeraners are among the most recognizable art images of the 20th century. Wegman, the renowned photographer and video artist, will be featured in this year's Virginia Film Festival on "Animal Attractions." His videotapes and films, "Hardly Gold" and "Reel 9," will be shown Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in Regal Cinemas.

Wegman will also will give the Bayly Art Museum's eighth annual Gladys S. Blizzard Lecture on Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. in Campbell Hall 153.

Wegman's photographs, videotapes, paintings, and drawings have been exhibited in museums and galleries internationally. He has created film and video works for "Saturday Night Live" and "Nickelodeon"; his video segments appear regularly on "Sesame Street." His other works include books of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Farm Days and Mother Goose and the videos "Alphabet Soup" and "Fay's Twelve Days of Christmas." In addition, Wegman has received many awards, including two Guggenheim Fellowships and two National Endowment for the Arts grants.


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