March 9-22, 2001
(no issue March 16 due to Spring Break)
Matthews family gives $500,000
General Faculty Council holding elections online
Library honors Madison's contributions to U.Va.
WFPA seeking nominations

Students vote down three of four proposed Honor System reforms

Nondiscrimination policy
Undergraduate engineers launch real-world NASA project
In Memoriam
U.Va. tapped to study acute lung injury
Hot Links -- Jackson Davis Collection
Communications projects recognized
Notable -- awards and achievements of faculty and staff
Not just an 'everyday' experience -- photo
Special trio closes concert series
After Hours -- Zephyrus
Back Issues

At the annual February business meeting of the Colonnade Club, U.Va.'s faculty club, Ida Lee Wootten, senior news officer, was elected president, and Larry G. Mueller, director of financial aid in the Darden School, was elected vice president. Their terms began March 1.

Andrew Ruppel, a professor in the McIntire School, and Eleanor Sparagana, director of orientation, were elected to two-year terms on the club's Board of Governors. Earlier in the year, Gordon M. Stewart, associate dean in the College of Arts & Sciences, joined the board to fill a vacancy.

Janine Jagger, director of U.Va.'s International Health Care Worker Safety Center, was selected as the February "Med Tech Hero" by MedTech1, an Internet site for information about health care and medical technologies. The site is sponsored by the Advanced Medical Technology Association, the largest medical technology trade association in the world. An interview with Jagger is featured on the organization's Web site,

The National Intramural Recreational Sports Association will award U.Va. Intramural and Recreational Sports Department an Outstanding Outdoor Sports Facility Award for The Park at this year's conference in Reno, Nev., set for March 27-30.

A news story for which Paul Lombardo, director of U.Va.'s Law and Medicine Project, provided commentary and graphics recently won a National Journalism Award. "The Forbidden Family," produced by WSET-TV in Lynchburg, was recognized by the Scripps Howard Foundation for "Journalistic Excellence in Electronic Media/Small Market." The story dealt with Virginia's program of forced sterilization of the medically handicapped, and people labeled falsely as mentally handicapped, between 1920 and 1970 — a topic Lombardo has researched and written about extensively.



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