April 20-26, 2001
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U.Va. to propose health insurance subsidy for its graduate assistants
Congress among 2001 Muzzle Award winners
In Memoriam

Caplin decries trend toward multidisciplinary law practices

How teachers draw their students in
Using new technology brings major changes to arts precinct classrooms
Architecture team designs high-tech Wright model
Hot Links -- Va.Garden Week
Enrollment correction
'Today' at UVA -- Katie Couric visit
This might be the week to read a good film
Give air a break
It's a case of mind over bother
New U.Va. logo debuts
Katie Couric
Stephanie Gross

'Today' at UVA

NBC “Today” show host Katie Couric visited the Grounds April 12 to shoot a feature for her morning television news program. Here, she and U.Va. President John T. Casteen III share a light moment. Before their meeting, she interviewed one of her former history professors, Joe Kett, Dean of African-American Affairs Rick Turner, and fourth-year student Don Koons, who now lives in her old Lawn room, No. 26. In between takes, Couric graciously signed autographs, posed for snapshots and talked with students who gathered to watch her and her crew in action.

A 1979 U.Va. honors graduate, Couric majored in American Studies and was associate editor of the Cavalier Daily. Like Koons, she was also head resident adviser when she lived on the Lawn.

Couric and Today co-hosts Matt Lauer, Ann Curry and Al Roker are all returning to their alma maters this month to produce segments that will air on “Today” the week of May 21, when most college graduation ceremonies take place nationwide.


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