The Darden School breaks ground for a new, five-building complex
designed by renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern.
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.
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
Construction begins on MR5, the biomedical engineering and medical
sciences building funded in part by a $10.5 million gift from
the Whitaker Foundation.
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,
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).
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