March 23-29, 2001
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Vice president for finance named
New parking rates take effect June 1
Slavic professor's family history comes full circle

City OKs Jefferson Center's free speech wall

U.Va.'s fund-raising campaign tallies $1.43 billion
Washington Post reporter discusses media and medicine
General Faculty Council holding elections online
Hot Links -- Procurement Services
Kilmartin performs 'Crimes Against Nature'
Focusing on women in Iranian film
English faculty to share diverse scholarship

Building projects

April 1993
The Darden School breaks ground for a new, five-building complex designed by renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern.

May '95
The School of Law breaks ground for its new and renovated facilities, which will be named the David A. Harrison III Law Grounds. The naming recognizes the generous support of Harrison (Arts & Sciences '39, Law '41), a member of the Campaign Executive Committee.

June '97
A $25 million challenge gift from former Virginia football player Carl W. Smith (College of Arts & Sciences '51) of Charlottesville allows U.Va. to proceed with plans to expand Scott Stadium and to build the first football field at the University's College at Wise.

December '99
Construction begins on MR5, the biomedical engineering and medical sciences building funded in part by a $10.5 million gift from the Whitaker Foundation.

April 2000
The University breaks ground for a new library complex that will house the Albert H. Small Special Collections Library and the Mary and David Harrison Institute of American History, Literature, and Culture.

July '00
The Department of Environmental Sciences breaks ground for a new research wing, made possible by a $10 million challenge gift from Paul Tudor Jones II (Arts & Sciences '76).

December '00
Gregory H. Olsen (Engineering '71), president of a Princeton-based fiber optics firm, pledges $15 million to the Engineering School, largely for a new materials science building to be named for Professor Doris Kuhlmann-Wilsdorf and her late husband, Professor Heinz Wilsdorf.


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