May 11-17, 2001
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Darden's Snyder named dean at Chicago
Casteen announces actions U.Va. will take on recent athletics task force report
Northwest ties lure Reed to retire

Meditation can assist in the healing process

The Batten Institute spurs innovative business ideas
Intern program offers new job perspective
Nanotechnology: making parts small so big things can happen
Correction -- Paul Freedman misidentified
Off the Shelf -- recently published books by faculty and staff
Notable -- awards and achievements of faculty and staff
Robert Sweeney named senior vice president
Graduation weekend May 19-20
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After Hours -- "Slowpoke" moseys along the road of alternative comics

James F. Childress, Kyle Professor of Religious Studies, and Tom L. Beauchamp, Georgetown University. Principles of Biomedical Ethics, fifth edition. Also published in Japanese and German. Oxford University Press.

Ammasi Periasamy, director of the Keck Center for Cell Imaging and research associate professor of biology and biomedical engineering, editor. Methods in Cellular Imaging. Oxford University Press.

Patricia C. Click, associate professor in the Engineering School’s Division of Technology, Culture and Communication. Time Full of Trial: The Roanoke Island Freedmen’s Colony, 1862-1867. University of North Carolina Press.

About 1,000 slaves who escaped to Roanoke Island during the Civil War established a thriving community that experimented with free education, small freeholding and wage labor.

Gregory Orr, English professor. Orpheus & Eurydice: A Lyric Sequence. Copper Canyon Press.

Gerald P. Fogarty, S.J., William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Religious Studies and History. Commonwealth Catholicism: A History of the Catholic Church in Virginia. University of Notre Dame Press.

Judicial Independence in the Age of Democracy: Critical Perspectives from Around the World, edited by Peter H. Russell, University of Toronto, and David M. O’Brien. University Press of Virginia.

Leading scholars of constitutional law analyze judicial independence as a critical component of constitutional democracy in a variety of regimes. U.Va. contributors include: Henry J. Abraham, J. Hart Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs Emeritus, A. E. Dick Howard, White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs, David M. O’Brien, the Leone Reaves and George W. Spicer Professor of Foreign Affairs.

William G. Shenkir, William S. Farish Professor of Free Enterprise, and Paul L. Walker, associate professor, both in the McIntire School of Commerce, and Thomas L. Barton (Comm. ’71). Making Enterprise Risk Management Pay Off. FEI Research Foundation.

P. Jeffrey Hopkins, religious studies professor, translator. Meditations of a Tibetan Tantric Abbot: The Manin Practices of the Mahayana Buddhist Path, by Kensur Lekden. Snow Lion Publications.

Roy Wagner, anthropology professor. An Anthropology of the Subject: Holographic Worldview in New Guinea and Its Meaning and Significance for the World of Anthropology. University of California Press.

M. Jamie Ferreira, professor of philosophy and religious studies. Love’s Grateful Striving: A Commentary on Kierkegaard’s Works of Love. Oxford University Press.

John T. Monahan, law professor, H. Steadman, E. Silver, A. Appelbaum, P. Robbins, E. Mulvey, L. Roth, T. Grisso, and S. Banks. Rethinking Risk Assessment: The MacArthur Study of Mental Disorder and Violence. Oxford University Press.

Richard Guy Wilson, Commonwealth Professor of Architectural History, Sarah Shields Driggs, independent architectural historian, and Robert P. Winthrop, architect. Richmond’s Monument Avenue. University of North Carolina Press.

With more than 300 photographs, plans and drawings, this book chronicles the development of Monument Avenue’s stately homes and parade of statues.

Edmund Russell, assistant professor in the Division of Technology, Culture and Communication in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. War and Nature: Fighting Humans and Insects with Chemicals from World War I to Silent Spring. Cambridge University Press.

Thomas F. Oltmanns, psychology professor, and Robert E. Emery, psychology professor and director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law. Abnormal Psychology, 3rd edition. Prentice Hall College Division.

Benjamin Bennett, Kenan Professor of German. Goethe as Woman: The Undoing of Literature. Wayne State University Press.

Bennett focuses on Goethe’s struggle with the aesthetic and national aspects of literature in his time, which led him to experiment with a feminine voice so as to stake out new literary positions.

Angelika Powell, retired Slavic librarian at Alderman Library, and the late Elise Langfeld. Guestrow im 20. Jahrhundert: Geschichte und Geschicten einer mecklenburgischen Kleinstadt (Guestrow in the 20th Century: Stories and History of a Small Town in Mecklenburg, Germany), Edition Temmen.

Mark Thomas, associate professor of history, and Paul A. David, Oxford University, editors. The Economic Future in Historical Perspective. Oxford University Press.


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