Feb. 23, 2001
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John Jeffries named new dean of U.Va. Law School
HR realigns, shifts focus to recruitment
Hoos getting new 'help wanted' section

Hot Links -- Academical Village

Surgeon honored for new lung cancer treatment
Correction -- date of U.Va.'s surrender to Union forces
Photographer exposes unusual perspectives
Notable -- awards and achievements of faculty and staff
General faculty sought
Honor referendum seeks to strengthen the system
Hereford principal job opening
You can learn a lot from a cowboy
Symposium series examines presidential selection process
Spanish theater group to perform
Lewis and Clark bicentennial will inspire projects on the American West
Innovative research on Jefferson-related topics to be featured

Jonathan D. Moreno, Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Professor of Biomedical Ethics and director of the U.Va. Center for Biomedical Ethics, has been appointed to the National Human Research Protection Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The committee consists of 17 members who provide recommendations on a broad range of issues pertaining to the protection of human research subjects. Moreno will serve for three years, helping to advise the U.S. Secretary and the U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health.

Zahrl G. Schoeny, a Curry School associate professor, was one of 50 educational leaders from around the country who recently took part in an effort to draw up national technology standards for school administrators. The meeting, held Feb. 1-4 in Redmond, Wash., was part of the Technology Standards for School Administrators Collaborative, with support from the International Society for Technology in Education, and was partially funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Dr. Andrew Grimshaw, professor of computer science and founder and president of Applied MetaComputing, has been elected to two influential committees of the Peer-to-Peer Working Group: the Group Steering Committee and the Technical Architecture Council. The national group is charged with helping to shape the future of the "grid" or distributed computing movement.

Three foreign scholars are spending the year at the University as Fulbright Scholars.

Ari Helo, a researcher in the Department of History at the University of Tampere in Tampere, Finland, is spending a year in U.Va.'s history department. His research project is "After the Revolution: The Ethical Premises of Republican Thought in a Slave Society, 1790-1800."

Isabel Mukonyora, a lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies, Classics and Philosophy at the University of Zimbabwe in Harare, is spending the academic year in U.Va.'s religious studies department. Her area of research is "Womanhood in the Wilderness Movement."

Bharati Shivalkar, a research associate in the Center for Experimental Healing and Anesthesiology in Leuven, Belgium/Luxemborg, is spending the year in the Cardiovascular Division of the U.Va. Health System researching "Chronic Ischemic Left Ventricular Dysfunction."

 


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